Homeland Security Emergency Management

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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The Homeland Security/Emergency Management degree develops the competencies and skills necessary to address manmade and natural disasters. This program will prepare you to make decisions, problem solve, plan, implement, and coordinate resources necessary for preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery from possible disasters. This Associate of Applied Science Degree is designed for students new to this field, as well as students in public safety professions who are looking to upgrade their competencies and skills.

General Education Courses

CSC 105

Computer Literacy

3

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

or

 

 

ENG 131

Technical Writing I

(3)

MAT 120

Mathematics for Liberal Arts: MA1 or higher

3

POS 111

American Government: SS1

3

Choose one class from the following

ANT 101

Cultural Anthropology: SS3

3

or

 

 

PSY 101

General Psychology I: SS3

(3)

or

 

 

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology I: SS3

(3)

 

 

15

Required Courses

EMP 101

Principles of Emergency Management

3

EMP 105

Emergency Planning

3

EMP 106

Exercise Design Evaluation

3

EMP 107

Emergency Operation Centers & Communication

3

EMP 240

Leadership & Influence

3

PSM 130

Homeland Security Law

3

PSM 132

Homeland Defense: Forecasting Terrorism

3

PSM 133

Homeland Security: Chemical & Biological Defense

3

PSM 135

Critical Infrastructure Protection

1

PSM 137

Introduction to Mitigation

3

PSM 200

Nat’l Incident Mgmt. System/Interagency Operations

3

 

 

31

Elective Courses (14 credit hours)

14

ANT, CRJ, ECO, EMP, EMS, FST, GIS, HIS, MAN, POS, PSY, SOC and other approved colleges classes with departmental approval

Total Credit Hours

60

Certificate

Gainful Employment Disclosure located at www.ppcc.edu/ge.

Homeland Security/Emergency Management

EMP 101

Principles of Emergency Management

3

EMP 106

Exercise Design Evaluation

3

EMP 107

Emergency Operation Centers & Communication

3

EMP 240

Leadership & Influence

3

PSM 130

Homeland Security Law

3

PSM 132

Homeland Defense: Forecasting Terrorism

3

PSM 133

Homeland Security: Chemical & Biological Defense

3

PSM 135

Critical Infrastructure Protection

1

PSM 200

Nat’l Incident Mgmt. System/Interagency Operations

3

Total Credit Hours

25