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Emergency Preparedness Technology

Curriculum Description

The Emergency Preparedness Technology 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.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

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POS Approved: Fall 2011

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 111 Expository Writing Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
___ ___ EPT Elective ** 0 0 3
EPT 120 Sociology of Disaster 3 0 0 3
FIP 236 Emergency Management 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110
OR
Introduction to Computers NEW PREREQ Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy NEW PREREQ 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 14

Spring Semester

Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 112
OR
Argument-Based Research Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
ENG 113
OR
Literature-Based Research Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 114 Prof Research & Reporting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
EPT 150
OR
Incident Management 3 0 0 3
CJC 170 Critical Incident Mgmt Pub Saf (3) (0) (0) (3)
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ EPT Elective ** 0 0 3
EPT 130 Mitigation & Preparedness 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 115
OR
Mathematical Models 2 2 0 3
MAT 140
OR
Survey of Mathematics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
MAT 161 College Algebra Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 11
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ EPT Elective ** 0 0 3
FIP 164 OSHA Standards 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Fall Semester

Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
EPT 124
OR
EM Services Law & Ethics 3 0 0 3
FIP 152 Fire Protection Law (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CJC 121
OR
Law Enforcement Operations Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
CJC 215
OR
Organization & Administration (3) (0) (0) (3)
EMS 235
OR
EMS Management 2 0 0 2
FIP 276 Managing Fire Services (3) (0) (0) (3)
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
EPT 275 Emergency OPS Center Mgt 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 11

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ EPT Elective ** 0 0 3
EPT 210 Response & Recovery 3 0 0 3
EPT 220 Terrorism and Emer Mgt 3 0 0 3
FIP 228 Local Govt Finance 3 0 0 3
POL 130 State & Local Government Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 12
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 64

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

CJC/EMS/FIP Electives — Select a minimum of 12 hours, but no more than 9 hours from EMS prefixes: CJC 111, CJC 132, CJC 212, CJC 225, CJC 231, EMS 110, EMS 140, FIP 136, FIP 140, FIP 176, FIP 224, FIP 230, FIP 231, FIP 240, FIP 256, COE 111, COE 121, POL 120

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective – Select One: ART 111, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211 or REL 212. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

Social/Behavioral Science Elective – Select one: PSY 118, PSY 150, SOC 210, or SOC 215

**Hours vary depending on course selection.

General Education Courses

Written Communication:

ENG 111, ENG 112, ENG 113, ENG 114

Oral Communication:

CJC 170, EPT 150

Behavioral and Social Science:

PSY 118, PSY 150, SOC 210, SOC 215

Humanities and Fine Arts:

ART 111, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211, REL 212

Mathematics:

MAT 115, MAT 140, MAT 161

Technology:

CIS 110, CIS 111

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