2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Emergency and Disaster Management Major, 36 hours: B.S.—Minor Required

CIP: 430302

Requirements

The Northwest Core (48-52 hours)

Core Requirements

COM 29420Crisis Communication

1 to 3

GEOG 32370Natural Disasters

3

POLS 34321American Federalism

3

PSYC 08345Disaster Psychology

3

SOSC 36301Introduction to Disaster Response and Recovery

3

SOSC 36302Principles of Humanitarian Relief

3

SOSC 36450Homeland Security and Defense

3

COM 29420 Crisis Communication must be taken for 3 credit hours.

Required Courses

SOSC 36490Internship in Emergency and Disaster Management

1 to 3

SOSC 36491Field Experience in Emergency and Disaster Management

1 to 3

SOSC 36490 Internship in Emergency and Disaster Management and SOSC 36491 Field Experience in Emergency Disaster Management must be taken for 3 credit hours each.

Choose one option below:

Option 1: General (9)

Select one course from each group:

Group A: Spatial Operations
GEOG 32201Maps and Map Interpretation

3

GEOG 32365Geographic Information Systems

3

GEOG 32522Urban Geography

3

Group B: Problems and Resolutions
PSYC 08335Introduction to Case Management

3

HIST 33380Humanitarian Crises of the Modern World

3

POLS 34332Principles of Public Administration

3

POLS 34421International Conflict Resolution

3

Group C: Administration and Management
PSYC 08315Psychology of Groups and Teams

3

COM 29432Organizational Communication

3

COM 29360Principles of Public Relations

3

POLS 34502Public Policy

3

Option 2: Business Continuity (9)

Advisor-approved electives

Courses taken through University of Central Missouri online.

Option 3: Hazardous Material (9)

Advisor-approved electives

Courses taken through University of Central Missouri online.

Total Credit Hours: 36