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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Emergency Management
Major: 5304
First Term: 2012 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 18
CIPS Code: 43.9999
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: Shared by: MC, PV, SM (View Moratorium Programs)
Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Technology/Fire Science Technology (54)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certification of Completion (CCL) in Emergency Management provides the student with knowledge and skills required to conduct a comprehensive emergency management program. The program prepares students to manage fire department operations, hazardous materials incidents, tactics, strategy, and safety of firefighting activities, and customer service in the public sector. The student will be prepared for positions such as Emergency Manager, Emergency Management Planner, Emergency Operations Coordinator, Environmental Compliance Planner, and Emergency Management Specialist, working in state, local, federal, and international governments, business and industry, military installations, and health care facilities.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information: GC, MC, PV, SM

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

Required Courses
 Credits: 18
 AJS/FSC139Emergency Response to Terrorism3
 AJS/FSC146Disaster Recovery Operations3
 AJS/FSC147Emergency Preparedness3
 AJS/FSC148Fundamentals of Emergency Management3
 AJS/FSC149Hazard Mitigation3
 FSC224Incident Command Systems3

Program Competencies
1.Define terrorism, and describe the role of first responders in emergency response plans, resource development, incident management systems, patient assessment, and communication with the media. (AJS/FSC139)
2.Describe disaster recovery operations including planning considerations, special populations issues and recovery responsibilities. (AJS/FSC146)
3.Explain emergency planning concepts and implementation strategies for response and prevention. (AJS/FSC147)
4.Describe the components of an integrated emergency management system, including the role of the managers and key organizations and explain historical events that impacted on its development and processes for assessing threat. (AJS/FSC148)
5.Identify and describe hazard mitigation strategies, including coordinated community responses and resources. (AJS/FSC149)
6.Describe methods for managing emergency incidents including command, control, and coordination of response. (FSC224)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.