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Emergency Management - CCL

Major: 5304
Effective Term: 2009 Fall Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 18

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.

Program Notes:

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

Admission Criteria: None
Program Prerequisites: None
Required Courses
AJS/FSC139Emergency Response to Terrorism3
AJS/FSC146Disaster Recovery Operations3
AJS/FSC147Emergency Preparedness3
AJS/FSC148Fundamentals of Emergency Management3
AJS/FSC149Hazard Mitigation3
FSC224Incident Command Systems3

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)

Additional information is available at MCCCD's Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation.

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