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2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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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 the four phases of emergency management; preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery.
  • Evaluate the roles, responsibilities and relationships between the private sector, public sector and non-governmental organizations in the response and recovery phases of an event.
  • 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.
  • Select technology to organize information, to communicate and to manage all phases of emergency management.
  • Recognize societal concerns, legal, professional and ethical responsibilities in the field.
  • Value the importance of continuous professional development in the discipline.

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 full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Free Electives: 42 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

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