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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Preparedness Management AS


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(R,TP/SS): 414

The emergency preparedness management program is designed to provide students with a broad education in emergency management. The program focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to preparedness and the skills needed to organize and lead emergency management operations, and prepares students to perform in a disaster by providing the necessary skills for mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The curriculum is designed to provide students with a foundation of technical and professional knowledge needed for emergency services delivery in the fields of public service-including law enforcement, fire service, and emergency medical services, along with students wishing to study in this field for careers in emergency management.

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


All students should consult an advisor.

Second Semester


Third Semester


Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 ,  or general elective.

** A BSSD course other than Psychology should be selected. SOCY 101, POLI 101 or GEOG 101 recommended.

‡ Choose a 200-level multicultural humanities distribution course.

Program Outline / Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


  • English foundation 3 semester hours (ENGF)
  • HLTH 220 - Emergency Medical Responder 3 semester hours (HLTF)
  • Mathematics foundation 3 semester hours (MATF)
  • Speech foundation 3 semester hours (SPCF)

Distribution Courses


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 ,  or general elective.

** A BSSD course other than Psychology should be selected. SOCY 101, POLI 101 or GEOG 101 recommended.

‡ Choose a 200-level multicultural humanities distribution course.

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Develop and evaluate an emergency operations plan based on data provided on a hypothetical jurisdiction.
  • Determine hazards and develop risk assessment programs in local communities.
  • Develop and implement short and long term recovery concepts into all areas of the community, using an all hazard approach.
  • Analyze organizational behavior problems as they apply to emergency operations.
  • Analyze the roles, responsibilities, and authorities of the various organizations responding to emergency incidents.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the activities that should happen in each phase of a disaster.

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