Emergency Management (Bachelor of Science)

Emergency Management requires a minimum of thirty (30) hours of emergency management courses, including:

Course Title Credits
EM 301Introduction to Disaster Management3
EM 321Disaster Mitigation & Preparedness3
EM 331Populations at Risk3
EM 411Disaster Response & Recovery3
EM 471Emergency Management Capstone Course (WI)3
EM 481Research in Disasters and Emergency Management (WI)3
Twelve hours of approved EM 300+ electives12
Total Hours30

Area V (19 hours)

Course Title Credits
6 hours selected from:6
Introduction to Information Technology
Intermediate Algebra for Precalculus
Basic Statistics
Area III math or science option (not already used in Area III)
Area IV social/behavioral science option (not already used in Area IV)
EM 100+ elective (not already used in major or minor)
PST 100+ elective (not already used in major or minor)
13 hours of any courses numbered 100-499 not already used to meet a program requirement13
Total Hours19

In addition to courses noted below, candidates for graduation must successfully complete all JSU Academic Regulations. More information about general education requirements can be found in the Summary of Degrees/Requirements section of the catalog.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHours
EH Composition sequence 3
Fine Arts 3
Natural Science sequence 4
PSY 201 Principles of Psychology 3
Minor 3
SSC 101 First Year Experience 0
 Hours16
Spring
EH Composition sequence 3
Natural Science sequence 4
MS 110
Finite Mathematics
or Precalculus Algebra
3
Social/Behavioral Science 3
Minor 3
 Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
Literature 3
History sequence 3
EM 301 Introduction to Disaster Management 3
Minor 3
Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring
Literature 3
History sequence 3
EM 321 Disaster Mitigation & Preparedness 3
EM 300+ Elective 3
Minor 3
 Hours15
Junior
Fall
EM 331 Populations at Risk 3
EM 411 Disaster Response & Recovery 3
Area V Elective 1 3
Minor 3
Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring
EH 141 Speech (or Fine Arts Elective) 3
Area V Elective 1 3
EM 300+ Elective 3
Minor 3
Minor/Elective 3
 Hours15
Senior
Fall
EM 300+ Elective 6
Area V Electives 1 7
Elective 3
 Hours16
Spring
EM 471 Emergency Management Capstone Course (WI) 3
EM 481 Research in Disasters and Emergency Management (WI) 3
Area V Electives 1 6
 Hours12
 Total Hours120