Curriculum Guides

2013-2014

Emergency Management (2235)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Emergency Mgmt & Homeland Sec (223500BS)

College of Applied Science and Technology

Year 1

Fall
Min Credit Total 0
Spring
Min Credit Total 0
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
Min Credit Total 0
Spring
Min Credit Total 0
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
2235:305 Prncpls of Emergency Mgmt3
2235:355 Emer Mgt Rsch Meth & Appl3
2235:360 Introduction to Terrorism3
3470:250 Statistics for Everyday Life4
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
2235:350 Emer Response Prep & Plan3
2235:370 Hazard Processes for Emer Mgmt3
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
2985:101 Intro to Geog & Land Info Syst3
Elective:Approved Emergency Management ELective3
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

Fall
2980:425 Land Navigation3
2235:405 Hazard Prevent & Mitigat3
3600:120 Introduction to Ethics3
2980:445 Applications in GIS using GPS3
2235:410 Disaster Relief & Recovery3
Elective:Approved Emergency Management Elective3
Min Credit Total 18
Spring
2235:495 Internship in Emergency Mgmt4
2235:380 Disaster Victims: Cas & Recov3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Natural Science:Any Set5
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Elective:Emergency Management Elective3
Humanities:Section 1/3/ or 43
Min Credit Total 21
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
The BS in Emergency Management is offered as a "Step Up" Program. The following associate degrees from UA serve as the first two years: Criminal Justice Technology, Corrections, Public Safety & Security, Law Enforcement, Fire ProtectionTechnology, Emergency Medical Services Technology, Emergency Medical Services Technology-Fire Medic, Environmental Health & Safety Technology. Students transferring into this program with other than an associate degree from UA may be required to take additional courses, also referred to as Bridge Work, to satisfy prerequisites.
This program is accredited by International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), Oklahoma State University, 1700 West Tyler, Stillwater OK 74078-8075. Phone: 405-744-8802.
A student must take 3 to 6 credits in either 2235:490 Current Topics or 3 to 6 credits in 2235:xxx Emergency Management electives for a total of 6 credits.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 134 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.
Three Year Accelerated Option
For first time students who have earned credits for at least the first year of courses. Credits can be earned through qualifying scores on appropriate Advanced Placement (AP) exams or through Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEOP) courses. Credits for qualifying AP scores or PSEOP courses are determined by the appropriate academic department. Departments may assign varied course credit, depending on the student’s score on an AP exam or PSEOP course. Students may also receive credit by examination or via placement tests, where appropriate.

Guide Updated: 08-12-2013