Frederick Community College – Associate in Applied Science Degree in Emergency Management

May 8, 2014  //  

The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Emergency Management program provides students with a broad education in emergency management.  The program focuses on preparedness and the skills needed to organize and lead emergency management operations.  The degree incorporates basic emergency management training courses offered through the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), Independent Study Program, and distance learning classes from Frederick Community College.  The AAS in Emergency Management requires 60 credits for completion.  For more information, please visit our website at http://www.frederick.edu/courses_and_programs/degree_emermgtreq.aspx

Associate in Applied Science Degree in Emergency Management Curriculum: 

English

English Composition (Gen Ed course list) (EN 101 English Composition)

3

Mathematics

Mathematics (GenEd course list) (MA 206 Elementary Statistics recommended)

3 or 4

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Social Science (GenEd course list) (PI 104, PI 105 or HS 102 recommended)

3

Arts & Humanities

Communications (GenEd course list) (CMSP 105 or CMSP 107 recommended)

3

Biological & Physical Sciences

Science (GenEd course list) (PC 103, PC 105, CH 100 or BI 202 recommended

3 or 4

GenEd Electives

GenEd Electives – Must be listed as a General Education course

6

Other Requirements

Open Elective Courses not to include FEM courses (at least one credit of a Physical Education or Health course is required) recommend EN 115 Technical Writing

12 to 14

 

 

 

Module One

PRINCIPLES OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

 

FEM 113

Comprehensive Emergency Management (IS-1)

1

FEM 131

Principles of Emergency Management (IS-230.b)

1

FEM 128

State Disaster Management (IS-208.a)

1

FEM 161

Emergency Operations Center (EOC) (IS-775)

1

 

 

 

Module Two

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

 

FEM 132

Introduction to Leadership and Influence (IS-240.a)

1

FEM 133

Decision Making and Problem solving (IS-241.a)

1

FEM 134

Effective Communications:  (IS-242.a)

1

FEM 135

Developing & Managing Volunteers (IS-244.a)

1

 

 

 

Module Three

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

 

FEM 150

Incident Command System (ICS) (IS-100.b and IS-200.b)

1

FEM 151

National Incident Management System (NIMS) (IS-700.a, IS-702.a and IS-703.a)

1

FEM 159

National Response Framework (NRF) (IS-250, IS-800.b, IS-801 thru IS-814, IS 1900)

1

FEM 173

Continuity of Operations Awareness (IS-546.a, IS-547.a and IS-548)

1

 

 

 

Module Four

INTEGRATED EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

 

FEM 140

Emergency Planning (IS-235.b)

1

FEM 141

Disaster Exercise (IS-139)

1

FEM 157

Hazard Mitigation (IS-393.a)

1

FEM 174

Disaster Response Operations (IS-26, IS-102.b, IS-293 and IS-634)

1

 

 

 

FEM Electives

Select eight credits from FEM Courses not listed in the modules above

8

 

 

 

INTR 103

Internship – Emergency Management Capstone

3

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours

60/64

After completing FEM Module courses indicated above students must pass a comprehensive exam on that module. Contact the Frederick Community College Emergency Management Program Manager to arrange an exam.
‡ Cultural Competence

All degree-seeking students must complete a Cultural Competency course in order to graduate. This course may satisfy another requirement in your program. Choose at least one course designated with ‡ from the GenEd list to satisfy at least one of the degree requirements below.

Accreditation: Frederick Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. http://www.frederick.edu/about_fcc/accreditation.aspx

For more information: 
Contact:
Kathy Francis, MS, CEM
Program Manager, Emergency Management

Alternative Contact:
Valerie Schmidt, BA
Emergency Management Administrative Associate
Frederick Community College
7932 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, Maryland 21702
Ph: 301-624-2854
Email: emergmgt@frederick.edu 
http://www.frederick.edu/fema

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