Emergency Management Professional AAS

Emergency Management/GIS Department | A.A.S. Associate of Applied Science Degree | Two years

Earn an Emergency Management Professional (EMP) degree from Clackamas Community College to start or advance your emergency management career.

Help build a culture of preparedness and ready communities for catastrophic disasters. Are you currently working in the field of emergency management and looking to increase your experience? Are you hoping to start a new career as an emergency management professional? This program is designed to provide meaningful learning opportunities for current emergency management professionals and foundational skills for those just getting started.

Emergency Management Professional AAS

Skills
Job Outlook
Descriptions and Outcomes

Emergency Management Professional Core Requirement

Complete the following Core Requirements
  • COMM-140
  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • 4
  • EMP-201
  • Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • 4
  • EMP-202
  • Threat and Hazard Assessment for Emergency Management Professionals
  • 3
  • EMP-204
  • Foundations of Emergency Planning
  • 4
  • EMP-206
  • Hazard Mitigation
  • 3
  • EMP-208
  • Disaster Response and Recovery
  • 4
  • EMP-210
  • Developing and Managing Volunteer Resources
  • 4
  • EMP-212
  • Public Health and Medical Emergency Management
  • 3
  • EMP-214
  • Technology in Emergency Management
  • 4
  • EMP-216
  • Emergency Management Laws and Ethics
  • 2
  • EMP-218
  • Public Information Officer and External Affairs
  • 2
  • EMP-220
  • Introduction to Emergency Management Public Administration and Policy
  • 2
  • EMP-222
  • Terrorism Awareness and Response
  • 2
  • EMP-224
  • Science of Disasters
  • 2
  • EMP-226
  • Business Continuity Fundamentals
  • 4
  • GIS-101
  • Principles of Geospatial Technology
  • 2
 

Emergency Medical Technician Focus Area

Complete the following Emergency Medical Technician Focus Area
  • --
  • Any BA, CJA, EC, EMP, EMT, FRP, GIS, or HS course
  • 1
 
Complete the following Medical Technician Focus Area
  • BI-231
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • 4
  • EMT-101
  • Emergency Medical Technician Part I
  • 6
  • EMT-102
  • Emergency Medical Technician Part II
  • 6
  • EMT-105
  • Introduction to Emergency Medical Services
  • 3
  • EMT-109
  • Emergency Response Communication/Documentation
  • 2
  • MA-110
  • Medical Terminology
  • 4
 

Management Focus Area

Complete the following Management Focus Area
  • --
  • Any BA, CJA, EC, EMP, EMT, FRP, GIS, or HS course
  • 5
  • BA-120
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • 4
  • BA-123
  • Leadership & Motivation
  • 3
  • BA-223
  • Principles of Marketing
  • 4
  • BA-224
  • Human Resource Management
  • 4
  • BA-251
  • Supervisory Management
  • 3
  • PSY-101
  • Human Relations
  • 3
 

Fire Service Administration Focus Area

Complete the following Fire Service Administration Focus Area
  • --
  • Any BA, CJA, EC, EMP, EMT, FRP, GIS, or HS course
  • 4
  • FRP-200
  • Basic Incident Command System (I-100, I-200, IS-700, IS-800)
  • 4
  • FST-202
  • Principles of Emergency Services
  • 3
  • FST-204
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • 3
  • FST-206
  • Fire Behavior and Combustion
  • 3
  • FST-212
  • Fire Prevention
  • 3
  • FST-214
  • Building Construction for Fire Protection
  • 3
  • FST-216
  • Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival
  • 3
 

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Focus Area

Complete the following Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Focus Area
  • --
  • Any BA, CJA, EC, EMP, EMT, FRP, GIS, or HS course
  • 3
  • BA-120
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • 4
  • GEO-100
  • Introduction to Physical Geography
  • 4
  • GIS-101
  • Principles of Geospatial Technology
  • 2
  • GIS-201
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • 3
  • GIS-202
  • Intermediate Geographic Information Systems
  • 3
  • GIS-205
  • Cartography and Map Making
  • 3
  • GIS-232
  • Data Collection & Application
  • 2
  • GIS-238
  • GIS Web Mapping and Services
  • 2
 

Criminal Justice Focus Area

Complete the following Criminal Justice Focus Area
  • --
  • Any BA, CJA, EC, EMP, EMT, FRP, GIS, or HS course
  • 7
  • CJA-101
  • Criminology
  • 4
  • CJA-110
  • Introduction to Law Enforcement
  • 3
  • CJA-122
  • Criminal Law
  • 4
  • PSY-219
  • Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
  • 4
  • SOC-204
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • 4
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete 4 credits. Please refer to the catalog for a list of approved Related Instruction Courses.
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-227
  • WR-227
  • Technical Report Writing
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete COMM-218
  • COMM-218
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • 4
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete 1 credit. Please refer to the catalog for a list of approved Related Instruction Courses.
 

General Electives

*Complete 2-4 credits of General Electives. This includes any course 100 level or above.
 

Notes

*Students who have not satisfied WR-121 or equivalent should take WR-121 in spring term. WR-121 is a prerequisite for WR-227.
 

Focus Area Courses

Complete all courses from one of the Following Focus Areas
 

Wildland Fire Focus Area

Complete the following Wildland Fire Focus Area
  • --
  • Any BA, CJA, EC, EMP, EMT, FRP, GIS, or HS course
  • 6
  • FRP-130
  • Introduction to Wildland Firefighting (S-130/S-190/ICS-100/IS-700/L-180)
  • 2
  • FRP-131
  • Advanced Firefighter Training (S-131/S-133)
  • 1
  • FRP-200
  • Basic Incident Command System (I-100, I-200, IS-700, IS-800)
  • 4
  • FRP-211
  • Portable Pumps and Water Use (S-211)
  • 2
  • FRP-244
  • Wilderness II: Basic Land Navigation (S-244)
  • 3
  • FRP-246
  • Wilderness IV: Backcountry CPR/First Aid/AED
  • 2
  • FRP-249
  • Followership to Leadership (L-280)
  • 2
  • FRP-250
  • Wilderness VI: Basic Tool Use and Care
  • 1
  • FRP-270
  • Basic Air Operations (S-270)
  • 1
  • FRP-294
  • Intermediate Incident Command System (I-300)
  • 2
 
Total Credits Required: 90-92
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Dan Lofaro

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daniel.lofaro@clackamas.edu

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