Feb 08, 2023  
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog

Emergency Management, A.A.S. (A55460)


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The Emergency Management curriculum is designed to provide students with a foundation of technical and professional knowledge needed for emergency services delivery in local and state government agencies. Study involves both management and technical aspects of law enforcement, fire protection, emergency medical services, and emergency planning.

Course work includes classroom and laboratory exercises to introduce the student to various aspects of emergency preparedness, protection, and enforcement. Students will learn technical and administrative skills such as investigative principles, hazardous materials, codes, standards, emergency agency operations, and finance.

Employment opportunities include ambulance services, fire/rescue agencies, law enforcement agencies, fire marshal offices, industrial firms, educational institutions, emergency management offices, and other government agencies. Employed persons should have opportunities for skilled and supervisory-level positions.

General Education Courses:


Humanities/Fine Arts


Social/Behavioral Sciences


Take 3 credits from the following:

Total Credit Hours Required: 65


Developmental Course Requirements


Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Students who elect to take MAT 110 from above:


Students who elect to take MAT 143 from above:


Suggested Sequence:


Total Hours: Class 15 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15


Total Hours: Class 15 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15


Summer - 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 5 | Lab 2 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 6


Fall - 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 8/14 | Lab 0/21 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15


Spring - 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 14 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 14


Grand Total Hours: Class 57/63 | Lab 2/23 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 65


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