EMG 3001: Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness


This course will provide students with an in-depth understanding of two of the phases in the disaster cycle: mitigation and preparedness. Students will analyze the concepts of vulnerability and risk and develop an understanding of how to mitigate and prepare an area for future disaster events.


  1. Analyze ways to plan and prepare for an emergency or disaster.
  2. Analyze the concept of crisis management.
  3. Identify the principles of effective disaster planning.
  4. Design an all-hazard emergency plan.


  1. EMG 3000


Hazard mitigation and preparedness: An introductory text for emergency management and planning professionals (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: CRC Press (2017)
Author: Schwab, A. K., Sandler, D., & Brower, D. J.
ISBN: 9781466595569
Price: $75.86

* 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 the CSU Bookstore at bookstore@columbiasouthern.edu