2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Apr 25, 2024  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HSEM 470 HSEM Capstone Project (5 credits)

Prerequisite Current enrollment in the Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security Emergency Management program.

Course Description
The Capstone Project is a culminating academic and intellectual review demonstrating learning acquisition and practical application from all courses, theories, techniques, and practical application of content taught in the Bachelor of Applied Science

Student Outcomes
1.0 Design and conduct a tabletop exercise for a simulated group of participants using Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program methodology.
1.1 Identify available resources (people, agencies, policies, materials, other governments)

2.0 Assess the tabletop exercise and develop an After Action Report to include a performance evaluation, an effectiveness assessment, and recommendations for improvement.

3.0 Design an incident action plan for an identified operational period using a currently active declared disaster. Explain the use of the “planning P” to develop an incident action plan.

4.0 Evaluate three different Comprehensive Emergency Management Plans including one from a major private corporation and one from a government agency.
4.1 Develop improvement recommendations for each.

5.0 Compare and contrast the goals, scope, and services for three different currently active disaster declarations.
5.1 Prepare a written report forecasting the progress of the event over the following 7 days.

6.0 Using a currently active disaster declaration, prepare a 6 month recovery plan to restore the community and increase resilience.
6.1 At a minimum the plan will address restoration, mitigation, and resilience.

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