EMG 4900

Description

This course will synthesize the principles and theories presented in the core group of courses in this program. Students will examine numerous case studies and evaluate the policy options that officials are facing today, in addition to future approaches in EM. The course will also aid students in developing the skills necessary to work in the field.

Objectives

  1. Analyze and discuss the political, social, legal, and economic nature of emergency management.
  2. Identify the importance of NIMS and ICS.
  3. Examine emergency management best practices and discuss their future implications for emergency management.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Case studies in disaster response and emergency management (Rev: 1)

Publisher: CRC Press (01/02/2013)
Author: Valcik, N., & Tracy, P.E.
ISBN: 9781439883167
Price: (No information available)

Emergency public health: Preparedness and response.

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett (2011)
Author: Kapur, G. B., & Smith, J. P.
ISBN: 978-0763758707
Price: (No information available)

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact Student Services at students@waldorf.edu