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Homeland Security Basic Certificate

Emergency Management: Homeland Security

Basic Certificate (BC)

View the Semester Map for Emergency Preparedness: Homeland Security Basic Certificate
This Basic Certificate program for Homeland Security is designed to meet new federal requirements for those in law enforcement, emergency response, and public safety fields who perform response activities at the emergency scene relating to the needs of on-scene emergency response regardless of the type of emergency.

Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

Career Pathway

Credit Hours (CH)

18

Program/Plan Number

356

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

Also Offered At

 

Career Possibilities

Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

 CH

Program Core Requirements

18  CH
Environment Technology
ENVR TC 100
Introduction to Emergency Management 3
This introductory course examines the principles and concepts of emergency management. It presents an overview of the various disciplines involved in preparing for emergencies resulting from many different causes. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Wilbur Wright
ENVR TC 101
Basic Skills in Emergency Management 3
This course provides a background in the various aspects of emergency management that would apply in any emergency. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Wilbur Wright
ENVR TC 106
Introduction to Terrorism 3
Terrorism events present some special aspects to the world of emergency management. This course will examine the differences and similarities among emergencies resulting from terrorism versus natural disasters or accidents. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ENVR TC 100 and 101 or consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Wilbur Wright
ENVR TC 115
Intro to Weapons of Mass Destruction 3
This course provides an overview of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) weapons, and the threat of their use in terrorism events. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ENVR TC 100 and 101 or consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Wilbur Wright
ENVR TC 205
Terrorism Planning 3
Preparing for and responding to terrorism events requires a more focused perspective. This course will provide an overview of the special considerations
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ENVR TC 106 or consent of Department Chairperson. Successful completion of ENVR TC 103 is highly recommended.
Offered at: Wilbur Wright
ENVR TC 215
Advanced Weapons of Mass Destruction 3
This course applies the basic concepts from EM introduction to weapons of mass destruction (WMD) to specific potential situations where these weapons may be used. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ENVR TC 100, 101, and 115 or consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Wilbur Wright

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

 CH

Area of Focus

 CH

Focus Electives

 CH

 CH
Total Minimum Credit Hours
 

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