PUBS106 Collateral Hazard Planning and Hazard Vulnerability Assessment

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Social & Behavioral Science Department Archive

I. Course Number and Title
PUBS106 Collateral Hazard Planning and Hazard Vulnerability Assessment Course No Longer Offered
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
PUBS102 (C or better)
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course focuses on the collateral hazards associated with a disaster or emergency incident. Topics will include planning, mitigation, response and recovery model of emergency management. All plans will be based on a hazard vulnerability assessment. Emphasis will be placed on pre-planning in targeted industries.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    The student will be able to:
    1. identify the theory and practice of disaster response;
    2. identify and describe the methodology of response research and technology;
    3. identify and describe hazard vulnerability assessment skills and techniques;
    4. identify response concerns, specifically relating to target groups within communities;
    5. describe the concept of mitigation; and
    6. identify and describe the FEMA concept of Planning, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. Introduction, Course Outline, Student Responsibilities
    2. Theory and Practice of Disaster Response
    3. Disaster Planning and Hazard Vulnerability
    4. Addressing Target Hazards
    5. Pre-Hospital Planning for Disaster
    6. Community-wide disaster plans
    7. FEMA Four Modes of Disaster- Planning, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery

  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals: � Not Applicable
  4. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

  5. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

      Textbook(s) approved by the Department

      Various Handouts Provided In Class

      See Course Format
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
The instructor uses lecture, power point, video, and selected handouts for the class presentations.

Review/Approval Date - 6/06; Archived 11/12