A.S. in Emergency Management and Homeland Security
The Associate of Science degree program will provide both students and currently working emergency managers the required courses and learning domains to apply for employment with emergency management agencies, such as the local cities and county governments in California and non-profit organizations such as the American Red Cross, and federal agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security (FEMA). Additionally, those currently working the field will have a recognized degree.
A.S. Degree Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Emergency Management and Homeland Security A.S. Degree will:
- Express an understanding of the human physical consequences of natural and technological disasters and how to mitigate them.
- Explain and apply state and local regulations related to emergency management.
- Be familiar with the range of technologies used in emergency management.
- Critically analyze emergency management plans and procedures.
This degree requires meeting the Citrus College General Education and proficiency requirements combined with successful completion (grades of “C” and above) of the following major requirements:
|EMER 162||Principles of Emergency Management||3|
|EMER 163||Terrorism and Emergency Management||3|
|EMER 164||Managing Hazardous Materials Incidents||3|
|EMER 166||Emergency Planning and Methodology||3|
|EMER 167||Practical Applications of Emergency Management||3|
|Select at least seven (7) units from the following:|
|Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Management||3|
|Introduction to Geographic Information Systems||4|
|Emergency Medical Technician - Basic||7|
There are a variety of careers you can do with this major.
To explore more about this major, schedule an appointment with a career counselor.