Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5304
First Term: 2009 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 18
CIP Code: 43.9999

Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security / Fire Science
Instructional Council: Emergency Medical Technology/Fire Science Technology (54)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code:

Description: The Certification of Completion (CCL) in Emergency Management provides the student with knowledge and skills required to conduct a comprehensive emergency management program. The program prepares students to manage fire department operations, hazardous materials incidents, tactics, strategy, and safety of firefighting activities, and customer service in the public sector. The student will be prepared for positions such as Emergency Manager, Emergency Management Planner, Emergency Operations Coordinator, Environmental Compliance Planner, and Emergency Management Specialist, working in state, local, federal, and international governments, business and industry, military installations, and health care facilities.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information: GC, MC, PV, SM

Required Courses
AJS/FSC139 Emergency Response to Terrorism 3
AJS/FSC146 Disaster Recovery Operations 3
AJS/FSC147 Emergency Preparedness 3
AJS/FSC148 Fundamentals of Emergency Management 3
AJS/FSC149 Hazard Mitigation 3
FSC224 Incident Command Systems 3
Credits: 18

Program Competencies
1. Define terrorism, and describe the role of first responders in emergency response plans, resource development, incident management systems, patient assessment, and communication with the media. (AJS/FSC139)
2. Describe disaster recovery operations including planning considerations, special populations issues and recovery responsibilities. (AJS/FSC146)
3. Explain emergency planning concepts and implementation strategies for response and prevention. (AJS/FSC147)
4. Describe the components of an integrated emergency management system, including the role of the managers and key organizations and explain historical events that impacted on its development and processes for assessing threat. (AJS/FSC148)
5. Identify and describe hazard mitigation strategies, including coordinated community responses and resources. (AJS/FSC149)
6. Describe methods for managing emergency incidents including command, control, and coordination of response. (FSC224)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 2-28-06

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.