2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 15, 2018  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMGT 6603 - Catastrophe Readiness and Response


Prerequisite: EMGT 6602  Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to describe and discuss the characteristics of catastrophic events and the differences in strategies, techniques, and tools that are needed to prepare for and coordinate the response to catastrophes as compared to the disasters that form the core assumption of most modern emergency management work. This course is designed to help students step into a leadership role in catastrophe readiness and response. Case studies, exercises, and discussions will be used to encourage critical review of the philosophy and principles of emergency management.
3 credit hours.