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  Oct 24, 2017
 
 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 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:


Social/Behavioral Sciences


Take 3 credits from the following:

Program Electives


Students must select 23 hours from the following courses:

Total Credit Hours Required: 65


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 15 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15


Spring - 2nd year:


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


Total Hours: Class 64 | Lab 2 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 65


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