ESA 320 Designing Safer Communities: Pre-incident Planning and Risk Analysis

4 Credit Hours • 60 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: Permission of Program Faculty

Introduces practices employed in risk management including identification of and differentiation between hazards and threats. This course focuses on vulnerability and risk assessment/analysis methodologies and discusses the importance of the country’s critical infrastructure and key resources, its vulnerability to attack, and the need for effective public-private partnerships at the local, state and federal government levels to build safer communities.