2018-19 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 12, 2018  
2018-19 Pierce College Catalog

Homeland Security Emergency Management (BAS/HSEM) Course Map


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Created by Pierce faculty, this map outlines the initial coursework for this career field. It provides you a clear path to complete your degree by listing a specific set of courses relevant to your program and career.  The map is designed with the appropriate number of credits and meets degree requirements. Courses are organized in a recommended sequence; please schedule accordingly. If a course is unavailable, select the next appropriate course within the sequence. For each course, a purpose statement explains how the content relates to your career field. On this map, there may be instances when you will be required to select a course from several options. Use these purpose statements and notes to choose the course that best aligns with your interests and needs. You will also find action items to complete to assure you progress and graduate on time.  While this map is a great guide to courses required to complete the Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security Emergency Management, you are responsible for fulfilling all degree requirements.  Questions? Your Success Network is ready to help you!

1. Risk Assessment for Homeland Security Emergency Management


2. Effective Organizational Communication and Public Speaking


3. Leadership in Homeland Security Emergency Management


Action Item: Meet with Advisor


Use your Success Network! In your first quarter, meet with your advisor to revisit your career and transfer path, make adjustments to your goals as needed, and plan for your next steps.

4. External Affairs for Emergency Management


5. Systems Thinking and Individual Leadership


6. Risk Reduction for Homeland Security Emergency Management


7. Continuity Planning for Business and Government


  • HSEM 370 Continuity Planning for Business and Government (5 credits)
  • Course purpose: This course provides an overview of the Business Continuity Planning (BCP) process for private sector organizations, and Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) and Continuity of Government (COG) processes for operations focused on strategies to minimize the risk of disruptions to the normal business process.

8. Technology and Cybersecurity in Homeland Security Emergency Management


9. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Homeland Security Emergency Management


10. Professional Development Seminar


  • HSEM 449 Professional Development Seminar (2 credits)
  • Course purpose: This course prepares the student for the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Work-Based Learning experience. This includes the culmination of an ongoing and dynamic process to develop an individual professional portfolio documenting essential areas of study in homeland security emergency management and to plan short- and long-term professional improvement goals.

Action Item: Apply for Graduation


Way to go! It is time to apply for graduation. Visit the Pierce College Graduation website for details. https://www.pierce.ctc.edu/graduation

11. English Composition II


12. Legal Issues in Homeland Security Emergency Management


13. World Language/Social Science Course Recommendation


Choose one group.

Group A: American Sign Language


Group B: World Languages


Group D: Cultural Awareness


14. Ethics and Diversity in Homeland Security Emergency Management


15. Project Management I: Planning


  • BUS 260 Project Management I: Planning (5 credits)
  • Course purpose: You will be introduced to project management best practices from the Project Management Institute (PMI®). You will be introduced to the project management Initiate and Plan Process Groups framework, terminology, concepts, the tools and techniques to build a project plan.

16. Research Methods in Homeland Security Emergency Management


17. Project Management II: Managing


  • BUS 261 Project Management II: Managing (5 credits)
  • Course purpose: You will be introduced to project management best practices from the Project Management Institute (PMI®). You will be introduced to the project management Initiate and Plan Process Groups framework, terminology, concepts, the tools and techniques to build a project plan.

18. Humanities Course Recommendation


Choose one

19. Work Based Learning for Homeland Security Emergency Management


20. Homeland Security Emergency Management Capstone Project


  • HSEM 470 Homeland Security Emergency Management Capstone Project (5 credits)
  • Course purpose: 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 in Homeland Security Emergency Management Program.

Total Credits: 104


Program Code: 96B


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