2017-2018 Catalog

DSC 1212 Introduction to Emergency Management Systems

This course introduces students to the emergency management system that provides for federal, state and county preparedness in responding to life-threatening disasters which may confront our communities. Students learn how emergency management systems and processes are organized and directed toward preparing for and responding to hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, wild fires, earthquakes, airline crashes, terrorist attacks, nuclear power plant incidents, environmental contamination, major health hazard events, epidemics and other threats to public safety.