Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Crisis & Disaster Management, BS (43-693) (120 hours)

Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Crisis and Disaster Management will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the programs to:

  • Demonstrate a knowledge and application of all phases of emergency management;
  • Evaluate the roles, responsibilities and relationships between the private sector, public sector and non-governmental organizations in all the phases of an event or incident.
  • Select methods to identify and evaluate risk exposures from internal and external hazards and to implement cost effective programs to maintain continuity of operations.
  • Employ effective communication skills, knowledge of program management, organizational skills and critical thinking.
  • Identify and evaluate appropriate technologies to support emergency management activities
  • Recognize societal concerns, legal, professional and ethical responsibilities in the field.

Crisis and Disaster Management, BS (43-693) (4 Year Guide)  

General Education Requirements: 42 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for the full listing of requirements. The following general education courses are required by this major:

Free Electives: 42 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours