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Emergency Management

College of Health and Human Services

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Emergency Management - EMER Courses

Emergency Management (EMER)


501. Principles of Emergency Services Administration (3)
Survey of the field of Emergency Services Administration with emphasis on local government systems, including context and organization, functions and phases of emergency response, and historical perspectives.
Letter grade only (A-F).

542. Emergency Planning and Management (3)
The planning and management processes and the issues involved in large-scale emergencies. The nature of natural and technological risk and emergency will be explored via case studies. Public sector roles in contingency planning and response will be assessed.
Letter grade only (A-F). Same course as PPA 542. Not open for credit to students with credit in PPA 542.

543. Legal, Economic, and Human Issues in Emergency Administration (3)
Legal, strategic, political, economic, ethical, and human issues encountered in the management of disasters or major traumatic public events.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Discussion 3 hours.)

544. Law and Legal Issues in Emergency Management (3)
Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Overview of federal, state, and local legislation related to emergency management in various types of disasters. Guaranteed rights under the US Constitution and the legal and ethical application of measures within the parameters of these rights in emergency situations.
Letter grade only (A-F).

545. Disaster Mental Health Issues in Emergency Management (3)
Theories and practical applications of emergency mental health and self-care for those responding to, or managing response to, widespread natural and human-induced disasters.
Letter grade only (A-F).

650. Graduate Seminar (3)
Students will undertake literature reviews and/or research to explore emerging issues, trends and research in the field of emergency services administration.
Letter grade only (A-F).

697. Directed Studies (3)
Prerequisites: Advancement to Candidacy
Research in an area of specialization under the direction of a faculty member.
Letter grade only (A-F).

698. Thesis (4)
Prerequisites: Advancement to Candidacy
Planning, preparation, and completion of a thesis
Letter grade only (A-F).