EM101 Introduction to Emergency and Disaster Management 3 credits

This course is designed to provide students with knowledge of the history and origins of emergency management in the United States; including key points in US history which had a profound impact in the development of emergency-disaster management as seen today.  Explores key disaster incidents, legislation and Presidential actions that impacted change within the emergency management profession.  Identifies emergency management relevance in private industry and provides broad awareness about opportunities in both the public and private sectors of emergency management.