Academic Catalogs

Emergency Management (EMGT)

EMGT C1013 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Introduction to Emergency Management  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course introduces the student to the fundamental aspects of emergency management. It examines the roles and responsibilities of government and non-profit agencies in managing disasters and emphasizes the four basic emergency management disciplines: preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

EMGT C1023 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Introduction to Homeland Security  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course explores the history, development, and organization of homeland security in the United States. It examines the roles and functions of the Department of Homeland Security and its relationship to state and local agencies. Emphasis is placed on homeland security practices of the emergency manager. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

EMGT C1053 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Emergency Preparedness  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Formerly EMGT C100. This course will introduce the Emergency Management concepts needed to develop comprehensive preparedness plans of various types of incidents and natural disasters. Areas of concentration will include general emergency management principles, procedures, and protocols as well as the organizational structures required by both the federal and state government. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

EMGT C1103 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Emergency Response  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course will introduce the basic concepts of emergency response organizations, along with the required capabilities and procedures necessary for an effective response. Areas of concentration will include Incident Command System protocols, those capabilities required to respond to identified hazards, and the essential actions necessary for incident stabilization. Concentration will be on those actions required under the National Incident Management System and the National Response Plan. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

EMGT C1203 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Disaster Recovery  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course will define the disaster recovery phase of emergency management and describe basic recovery priorities. This course will outline the recovery measures, such as damage assessment procedures, disaster loans and grants, state and federal assistance programs, and the management of reconstruction projects. Other topics included in this course will address the needs of business and industry and the identification of conflicting issues between citizen expectations and government priorities. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

EMGT C1303 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Hazard Mitigation  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course will define what mitigation is and explain the two types of mitigation (structural and non-structural) as well as describe basic mitigation priorities. Lecture topics include the purpose and benefits of a local mitigation strategy, common mitigation measures, components of the mitigation planning process, relationship between mitigation and comprehensive local planning, community stakeholders and interest groups, and obstacles to mitigation. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

EMGT C1403 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Crisis Response for Responders (CRR)  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

A continuation of the concepts learned from the courses of Emergency Response and Recovery. Students are introduced to methods of debrief as well as recognizing the symptoms of critical incident stress. Additionally, students are introduced to giving practical suggestions to people in need and engaging the community in addressing their own needs. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

EMGT C1503 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Crisis Management of Special Populations  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course will introduce the basic concepts of emergency management organizations in relation to individuals with special needs. Areas of concentration will include communication, preparedness plans, and use of available resources in the often overlooked population of individuals with special needs. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

EMGT C1603 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Introduction to Public Information Officer (PIO)  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course will introduce the basic concepts of the emergency management PIO function. Course topics will include the role of the PIO as well as composing press releases, public speaking, doing television interviews, and conducting awareness campaigns. This course is designed for those who are new to the field and/or those who are assigned the role of PIO as an ancillary duty. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

EMGT C1723 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Intelligence Analysis and Security Management  
Advisory: EMGT C102.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course examines intelligence analysis and its indispensable relationship to the security management of terrorist attacks, man-made disasters, and natural disasters. It also explores vulnerabilities of our national defense and private sectors as well as the threats posed to these institutions by terrorists, man-made disasters, and natural disasters. Students will discuss substantive issues regarding intelligence support of homeland security measures implemented by the United States and explore how the intelligence community operates. Letter Grade only.

EMGT C1743 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Transportation and Border Security  
Advisory: EMGT C102.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course provides an overview of modern border and transportation security challenges as well as different methods employed to address these challenges. The course covers a time period from post 9-11 to the present. The course explores topics associated with border security and security for transportation infrastructure, to include seaports, ships, aircraft, airports, trains, train stations, trucks, highways, bridges, rail lines, pipelines, and buses. The course will include an exploration of technological solutions employed to enhance security of borders and transportation systems. Students will be required to discuss the legal, economic, political, and cultural concerns and impacts associated with transportation and border security. The course provides students with a knowledge level understanding of the variety of challenges inherent in transportation and border security. Letter Grade only.

EMGT C2833 Units (270 lab hours)  
Work Based Learning  
Prerequisite(s): Be employed or volunteer in the field of Emergency Management/Homeland Security 5 hours per 1 unit.
Co-requisite(s): Be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

To enhance each Work Based Learning experience participant's opportunity for success in the field of Emergency Management/Homeland Security by bridging the gap between educational theory and on-the-job practices through individualized performance objectives related to the student's career or occupational goal in Emergency Management/Homeland Security. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.