Emergency Management (EMER)

EMER 162
Principles of Emergency Management
3 Units (AA/AS)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101.

This course provides an introduction to the principles of Emergency Management and Disaster Planning. Topics covered include: terrorist profiles, trends in terrorism, the emergency operations plan, response consideration to chemical and biological incidents and components of the emergency management system.

EMER 163
Terrorism and Emergency Management
3 Units (AA/AS)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101.

This course provides instruction to terrorism and the emergency management of terrorist types of acts. Topics covered include: concepts of emergency management, event management, local plans and resources, general biological terrorism concepts, medical consequences and planning guidelines. This course will present a foundation of the threat and explore mitigation techniques.

EMER 164
Managing Hazardous Materials Incidents
3 Units (AA/AS)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101.

This course provides an introduction to hazardous materials and management. Topics covered include; recognizing what hazardous materials are, the problems they pose; and how to begin a safe and effective response to a Haz Mat incident. Upon successful completion of the course students are eligible to sit for the California State Specialized Training Institute (CSTI) certification examination.

EMER 166
Emergency Planning and Methodology
3 Units (AA/AS)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101.

This course provides instruction to emergency planning and methodology. The course provides a study of pre-plan requirements, hazards and resource assessments, vulnerability analysis, methodology of planning, and public policy considerations.

EMER 167
Practical Applications of Emergency Management
3 Units (AA/AS)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101.

This course provides principles and techniques involved in developing an emergency management plan for a public or private sector organization. Explore the processes involved data gathering, hazard identification and vulnerability assessment, and plan development. Students will prepare a draft of an emergency plan for an organization of their choice.

EMER 168
Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Management
3 Units (AA/AS)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101.

The course provides an instruction to design, initiate, and operate an Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The course provides a study of determining the location for an EOC, the physical set-up of the EOC, and the management of EOC operations both in emergency and non-emergent situations.