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Fall 2020
Sep 19, 2021
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EMGT 500 - Foundations of Emergency Mgmt
This course provides an overview of disaster science and management. The course presents an historical perspective on society’s organized responses to natural and technological hazards and disasters from both a U.S. and international perspective. The history of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and major international organizations dealing with both man-made and natural disasters is presented to provide students with a sense of context and knowledge of the evolution of emergency management theories and practice. Students will be exposed to past and current emergency management systems currently in use by FEMA and by countries responding to international disasters. Prerequisite: Admission to the Emergency Management program. Three credit hours.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Govt, Criminology, & Sociology Department

May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Second Degree

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