Prerequisites: 40:151 or permission of Instructor.

A study of the principles of emergency management and planning relative to a variety of natural hazards and the disasters they cause. Students will gain an understanding of associated functions and interactions of levels of government in preparing and implementing plans. An emphasis is placed on both mitigation and preparedness/response planning.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 40:252 in the BU Course Transfer Database.