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The Emergency Management concentration within the Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration (BAPA) degree program allows students to learn how emergency management aims to reduce the harmful effects of all hazards, including disasters. Public servants respond to emergencies but also focus on preparedness, mitigation, resilience, and recovery. Students will be prepared to apply this knowledge in careers with government and nonprofit agencies.
Most courses are offered online, although others may be offered on campus and in remote and hybrid formats.
Declaring This Concentration
To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.
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A concentration in Emergency Management requires 15 credit hours of coursework.
A maximum of 6 transfer credits may be applied to the concentration.
A minimum grade of C- must be earned in each undergraduate course applied to satisfy the concentration requirements.
|PUAD 4010||Public Service in Emergency Management and Homeland Security||3|
|PUAD 4012||Principles of Emergency Management||3|
|GEOG 2202||Hazards to Disasters: Perception and Management||3|
|GEOG 4230||Hazard Mitigation and Vulnerability Assessment||3|
|Select one elective from the list below (the mapping/GIS series is highly recommended):||3|
|Introduction to Mapping and Map Analysis|
|Introduction to GIS|
Other 3000- and 4000-level electives approved by the concentration director
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