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Course Code: EDMG503 Course ID: 2827 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This is a survey course that is designed to introduce students to the concepts of emergency management. Topics covered include the history of the field, hazard analysis, mitigation, planning, communication, response, recovery, and terrorism. Students conduct interview research with an emergency manager and conduct a site visit of an emergency operations center. Students can use this course to springboard into advanced topics within the field as offered by other courses, and is a great place for students to begin their emergency management degree programs.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/21/2021 - 10/29/2021 11/01/2021 - 12/26/2021 November Fall 2021 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 01/30/2022 December Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  • CO-1: Synthesize the basic theories of the field of emergency management
  • CO-2: Differentiate the concepts of hazard analysis, mitigation, planning, response, and recovery
  • CO-3: Evaluate the organizations and processes of international disaster response
  • CO-4: Discern how terrorism impacts the emergency management field
  • CO-5: Integrate the concepts to local planning and execution of disaster response operations

Discussions: To achieve full credit for a discussion, one must: create an original post; respond to a minimum of two classmates; respond to everyone who responded to you. Posts must be thoughtful and responses helpful in a way that enhances understanding of the topics and issues. Discussion inputs MUST be accomplished during the assigned weeks.

Reaction Papers and Assignment 1A – 6A: Papers will be graded using the APUS graduate rubric, with attention paid to comprehension, depth of knowledge, and clear expression of ideas and arguments. Additionally, adherence to APA conventions will be required.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  • CO-1: Synthesize the basic theories of the field of emergency management
  • CO-2: Differentiate the concepts of hazard analysis, mitigation, planning, response, and recovery
  • CO-3: Evaluate the organizations and processes of international disaster response
  • CO-4: Discern how terrorism impacts the emergency management field
  • CO-5: Integrate the concepts to local planning and execution of disaster response operations
Book Title:Introduction to Emergency Management, 3rd ed. - eBook available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780750685146
Publication Info:Butterworth-Heinemann Lib
Author:Haddow, G.D., Bullock, J.A. & Coppola, D.P.
Unit Cost:$65.95
 
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.