Sep 15, 2019  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMG 5150. Introduction to Emergency Management (3 credits)


This course will introduce students to the fundamental elements of emergency management: its evolution, the history and growth of emergency management, and the contemporary practice of strategic emergency management. The multidisciplinary origins of emergency management will be explored along with its evolving status as a profession. The significance of emergency management to modern government will be addressed. The course will present the development of integrative concepts and phases in emergency management: preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation. The concept of comprehensive emergency management will be examined along with its multi-sector institutional base. Cases scenarios, and similar techniques will be employed throughout the course.



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