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It is expected that students will spend 2 to 3 hours, minimally, outside of the classroom/laboratory performing course related work such as readings, research, homework assignments, practica, studio work, and other academic work for every hour of instruction spent in the classroom/laboratory.
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to interface with or manage an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during a crisis. It includes locating, designing, operating an EOC, and how to staff, train, and brief EOC personnel. (2 contact hours) [Catalog Entry]
This course provides students with instruction in the identification of hazardous materials, chemical reactions, and the proper handling of hazardous materials incidents. It includes instruction in the implementation of the appropriate multilevel and interagency Incident Command process required to effectively handle such incidents. The course culminates with case studies and simulated incidents. The course content meets most recommendations of NFPA Standard 472, OSHA 20CFR1920.120 and U.S. EPA 40CFR311, Awareness and Operations levels and selected portions of NFPA Standard 472, Technician and Incident Commander levels. This course is cross-listed as FIRE 2340 Hazardous Materials Operations and Command and EMGT 2340 Hazardous Materials Operations and Command. Students who have taken the course under the alternative course ID should not take this course. (3 contact hours) [Catalog Entry]
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the systems available for the management of disaster incidents. Students will examine such topics as disaster management history, organization, terminology, resources, responsibilities, and responses to specific types of incidents such as fire, flooding, severe weather, and terrorism.
(3 contact hours) [Catalog Entry]