2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIRE 2242 - Hazard Risk Management


The purpose of this course is to provide students with a working knowledge of the different processes and actions required of a community or entity wishing to reduce or otherwise manage their vulnerability and risk. The student will gain an understanding of the influence and effect of risk perception; analyzing and assessing hazard risk; communicating risk; understanding, assessing, and acting on risk mitigation options; and assessing the overall risk management process. Students will look at the domestic and international experience, and draw lessons learned and best practices from both. 3 credits