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Institute for Rural Emergency Management

Humphreys Building 201D
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4971





emergency

Emergency Management Area

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify all the essential components of an emergency management plan.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the administrative role of the emergency manager.
  3. Define vulnerability and resiliency and the individual and community factors that contribute to both.
  4. Understand the definitions and differences between emergencies, disasters and catastrophes and their societal impacts.
  5. Understand the difference between the all hazards approach and the hazards unique approach to catastrophe readiness and response.
  6. Discuss the impact of conceptions of historical time, culture and societal context including non-U.S. on the understanding of catastrophes and their impacts.

Emergency Management Area, B.S. Degree

Semester Hours

Major Requirements 36
CDM 3000 Crisis & Disaster Management  3
CDM 3400 Community Mitigation and Recovery 3
CDM 4200 Disaster Management Technology 3
CDM 4400 Research Issues in Crisis & Disaster Mgmt 3
CDM 4800 Integrated Emergency Management 3
CDM 4900 Technology Application Studies 3
CDM 4910 Field Exercise Projects 3
CDM 4990 Practicum in Crisis & Disaster Mgmt 3-6
CDM 3035 Emergency Response Planning 3
CDM 4015 Catastrophic Readiness 3
CDM 4035 Disaster and Society 3
Departmentally approved technical electives 3
General Education Requirements 48
Free Electives 36
Minimum Total 120

 

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE - 12 Semester Hours Total

CDM

3000

Intro to Crisis & Disaster Management

3

CDM

3035

Emergency Response Planning

3

CDM

4015

Catastrophic Readiness

3

CDM

4035

Disaster & Society

3