Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security
Emergency Management Concentration


Founded in response to the 9-11 attacks, the Department of Homeland Security is the largest federal law enforcement agency in the United States. Waldorf’s Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security is designed to provide an in-depth background related to Department of Homeland Security practices. Waldorf’s B.A. program focuses on strategies to protect the American homeland, including prevention, planning, and response measures related to terrorist threats.

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Emergency Management Concentration
Waldorf’s Emergency Management concentration provides foundational knowledge and initial exposure to the Emergency Management field. Learners explore a variety of areas within the discipline, including the four phases of emergency management, terrorism in emergency management, as well as interagency disaster management. This concentration is designed for students seeking entry-level exposure to the emergency management field, as well as for professionals in industries such as fire science, homeland security, and EMT administration who are seeking to bolster their emergency management background.

Estimated time of completion of this program is 4 years for full-time students.

Major/Core Requirements
Credit Hours
Major Requirements 60
Courses Required for Major 30
Concentration 12
Remaining Professional Electives 18
Core Requirements 60
Grand Total: 120
 
Emergency Management Concentration
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
  12
EMG 3001 Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness 3
EMG 3002 Disaster Response and Recovery 3
EMG 3100 Terrorism in Emergency Management 3
EMG 4001 Interagency Disaster Management 3

B.A./B.S. Degree Requirements

  • Completion of the core curriculum and the curriculum for the major, totaling 120 credits
  • A grade of C or higher in all coursework in the major and, if applicable, in the concentration(s)
  • 2.00 cumulative grade point average for work completed at Waldorf
  • Minimum of 36 upper-division credit hours
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