Intro to Emergency Management and Homeland Security

This course presents comprehensive overview of the discipline of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Attention to mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery will be emphasized. An analysis of past disasters will be presented along with their impacts on policy formation leading up to the current FEMA all-hazards approach. The role, duties, and importance of the Emergency Management professional will be discussed throughout the semester. Moreover, a discussion of ethical issues and career options will be presented.