Associate in Applied Science-T Degree in Homeland Security Emergency Management

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Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Total Credits – 96-100

General Education Requirements (40 credits)

Communications (10 credits)

ENGL&101 English Composition I (5 cr)
ENGL&235 Technical Writing (5 cr)

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning Skills (5 credits)

Math& 146 Introduction to Statistics (5 credits)

Social Sciences (10 credits)

Required:

PSYC& 100 Intro to Psychology (5 cr)

Choice of:
HIST& 137 US History 2 (5 cr)
POLS& 202 American Government (5cr)
POLS& 203 International Relations (5 cr)
SOC& 101 Intro to Sociology (5 cr)
CJ& 101 Intro to Criminal Justice (5 cr) 

Humanities (5 credits) – Select one

CMST& 102 Introduction to Mass Media (5 cr)
CMST& 220 Public Speaking (5 cr)
CMST&  Interpersonal Communications (5 cr)

Natural Sciences (10 credits) – Select two

ENVS& 100 Survey of Environmental Science (5 cr)
GEOL& 101 Intro to Physical Geology (5 cr)
CHEM& 105 Chemical Concepts (5 cr)

Program Electives – 10 credits

(select from General Education courses listed above or from those listed below)

BUS 122 Business Communications (5 cr)
BUS 114 Business Ethics
BIM 181 Microsoft Word (1-3 cr)
BIM 182 Microsoft Excel (1-3 cr)
BIM 184 Microsoft PowerPoint (1-3 cr)
CJ& 110 Criminal Law (5 cr)
CJ 210 Intro to American Policing (5 cr)
CJ 220   Intro to Corrections (5 cr)

HSEM Program Course Requirements – 46 credits

FAD 150 Industrial First Aid (2 cr)
HSEM 102 Introduction to Homeland Security Emergency Management (3 cr)
HSEM 110 Basic Incident Command System/National Incident Management System (5 cr)
HSEM 120 All Hazards Emergency Planning (3 cr)
HSEM 130 Technology in Emergency Management (3 cr)
HSEM 157 Public Information Officer (3 cr)
HSEM 160 Emergency Response Awareness to Terrorism (2 cr)
HSEM 190 Special Topics in HSEM (1-5 cr)
HSEM 200 Emergency Operations Center (3 cr)
HSEM 210 Exercise Design and Evaluation (2 cr)
HSEM 220 Developing and Managing Volunteer Resources (3 cr)
HSEM 230 Disaster Recovery and Response (2 cr)
HSEM 240 Homeland Security Emergency Management Work-based Learning (1-5 cr)
HSEM 250 Homeland Security Law and Ethics (5 cr)

Associate of Applied Science-T Degree Suggested Course Schedule

Fall

HSEM 102 Intro to Emergency Management (5 cr) (Su, F, W, Sp)
HSEM 110 Basic Incident Command System (NIMS) (2 cr) (F, Sp)
ENGL& 101 English Composition (5 cr) (F, W, Sp, Su)
CJ&101 Intro to Criminal Justice (5) (F, W, Sp, Su)
Quarter Credits = 17

Winter

HSEM 130 Technology in Emergency Mgt (5 cr) (Su, W)
HSEM 180 Public Administration (3 cr) (Su, W)
ENVS& 100 Survey of Environmental Science (5 cr) (F, W, Sp, Su)
FAD 150 Industrial First Aid (2) (F, W, Sp, Su)
Quarter Credits = 15

Spring

HSEM 120 All Hazards Emergency Management (3 cr) (F, Sp)
HSEM 157 Public Education Officer (2 cr) (F, Sp)
HSEM 190 Special Topics (3 cr) (F, W, Sp, Su)
MATH&146 Statistics (5 cr) (F, W, Sp)
Quarter Credits = 13

Summer

HSEM 230 Disaster Response and Recovery (2 cr) (Su, W)
PSYC&100 Intro to Psychology (5 cr) (F, W, Sp, Su)
Quarter Credits = 7

Fall

ENGL&235 Technical Report Writing (5 cr)
HSEM 250 Homeland Security Law and Ethics (3 cr) (F, Sp)
HSEM 210 Exercise Design and Evaluation (3 cr) (F, Sp)
CMST &220 Public Speaking (5 cr) (F, W, Sp, Su)
Quarter Credits = 16

Winter

HSEM 200 Emergency Operations Center (2 cr) (F, Sp)
HSEM 220 Developing and Managing Volunteers (2 cr) (Su, W)
HSEM 240 Work-based Learning (3 cr) (Su, F, W, Sp)
HSEM 190 HSEM Special Topics* (3 cr) (Su, F, W, Sp)
HIST&137 US History 2 (5)
Quarter Credits = 15

Spring

HSEM 160 Emergency Response Awareness to Terrorism (5 cr) (F, Sp)
HSEM 240 Work-based Learning (2 cr) (Su, F, W, Sp)
HSEM 190 HSEM Special Topics* (3 cr) (Su, F, W, Sp)
BUS 122 Business Communications (5) (F, Sp)
Quarter Credits = 15

 

Sample Total of 98 credits for AAS-T Degree

*Up to 5 cr of HSEM 190 Special Topics may be applied

** Prior to enrollment in HSEM 240 Work-based Learning you must complete an application submitted to the HSEM coordinator and have successfully completed the following courses: ENGL&101, ENGL&235, HSEM 102, HSEM 110, HSEM 157, HSEM 180 and HSEM 200.

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