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Domestic Preparedness and Homeland Security

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Domestic Preparedness and Homeland Security program is designed to provide an understanding of awareness, preparation, response, and recovery to reduce losses from future disasters, emergencies, and other extreme events caused by natural and man-made hazards and terrorism.

Details

Details iconImportant information you’ll need when applying for admission:
Field of Interest: 
Behavioral Science and Human Services
Type: 
Certificate
Academic Plan Code: 
5774N
Total credits required: 
18
Effective term: 
2013 Summer I
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

This program will be replaced by:
CCL/5304 Emergency Management
CCL/5322N Homeland Security

Academic Plan: 
Domestic Preparedness and Homeland Security (CER)
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:18
AJS/DPR/FSC139Emergency Response to Terrorism3
AJS/DPR/FSC146Disaster Recovery Operations3
AJS/DPR/FSC147Emergency Preparedness3
AJS/DPR/FSC148Fundamentals of Emergency Management3
AJS/DPR/FSC149Hazard Mitigation3
FSC105Hazardous Materials/First Responder3
Competencies
  • Analyze and formulate risk assessment considerations made by first responders upon arrival to a man-made or natural disaster or incident. (AJS/DPR/FSC139, FSC105)
  • Analyze and interpret emergency preparedness, history, philosophy, strategy, programs and consequences. (AJS/DPR/FSC139, AJS/DPR/FSC146, AJS/DPR/FSC147, AJS/DPR/FSC148, AJS/DPR/FSC149, FSC105)
  • Summarize the potential outcomes of disastrous and terrorist incidents and disaster-resistance. (AJS/DPR/FSC139, AJS/DPR/FSC146, AJS/DPR/FSC147, AJS/DPR/FSC148, AJS/DPR/FSC149, FSC105)
  • Generalize and describe civil defense organizations and procedures. (AJS/DPR/FSC139, AJS/DPR/FSC146, AJS/DPR/FSC147, AJS/DPR/FSC148, AJS/DPR/FSC149, FSC105)
  • Examine and describe emergency management organizations and procedures. (AJS/DPR/FSC139, AJS/DPR/FSC146, AJS/DPR/FSC147, AJS/DPR/FSC148, AJS/DPR/FSC149, FSC105)
  • Generalize and describe the knowledge, skills and abilities required to manage a comprehensive emergency management program. (AJS/DPR/FSC139, AJS/DPR/FSC146, AJS/DPR/FSC147, AJS/DPR/FSC148, AJS/DPR/FSC149, FSC105)
  • Specify and explain emergency planning concepts for the development of an integrated, generic, comprehensive program for hazard mitigation and emergency management. (AJS/DPR/FSC139, AJS/DPR/FSC146, AJS/DPR/FSC147, AJS/DPR/FSC148, AJS/DPR/FSC149, FSC105)
  • Assemble and describe the knowledge, skills and abilities required to manage emergency incidents. (AJS/DPR/FSC139, AJS/DPR/FSC146, AJS/DPR/FSC147, AJS/DPR/FSC148, AJS/DPR/FSC149, FSC105)
  • Summarize and explain the roles of police, fire departments, industrial, pre-hospital and hospital personnel, and other governmental and private agencies at the scene of a hazardous materials emergency. (AJS/DPR/FSC146, AJS/DPR/FSC148, AJS/DPR/FSC149, FSC105)
  • Differentiate and explain what terrorism is and the associated risks involved for emergency responders. (AJS/DPR/FSC139, AJS/DPR/FSC147, AJS/DPR/FSC148, AJS/DPR/FSC149, FSC105)
  • Identify and describe the hazards to health and safety created by hazardous materials emergencies. (AJS/DPR/FSC148, AJS/DPR/FSC149, FSC105)

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