2017-2018 Pierce College Catalog 
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2017-2018 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Homeland Security Emergency Management (BAS/HSEM)

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The Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security Emergency Management is an online multi-disciplinary management level program designed to train the next generation of adaptive leaders to work collaboratively across industry sectors and interact with each other to produce a synchronized plan for a whole community response to emergencies, disasters or catastrophic events. Homeland Security Emergency Management is a cross-functional industry that requires managers and leaders that have the ability to think through multiple systems, processes, and relationships to analyze how various public, private, and non-profit organizations function. Courses ae based on industry established competencies in leadership, planning, systems thinking, disaster communications, ethics and legal issues, cultural diversity, information management, financial and budget systems, and risk assessment and management. The degree includes an internship opportunity to apply skills and knowledge acquired through classroom study in a industry setting.



General Requirements (3 Credits)

Students must earn a minimum grade of 2.0 in each course to earn this degree.

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning Skills (5 Credits)

Humanities (10 Credits)

Social Sciences (10 Credits)

Natural Sciences (10 Credits)

Additional General Requirements (15 Credits)

HSEM Core Requirements (120-124 Credits)

Total Credits Required 188-192

Program code: 96B

Last revision: 2016-17

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