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Homeland Security

Department Overview
The Homeland Security Emergency Management (HSEM) Associate degree and certificate program is designed to prepare the next generation of emergency management and policy leaders with the knowledge and skills they need to improve outcomes in disasters of all types. The online program incorporates instruction in policy as well as planning and operational components of emergency management and homeland security, including opportunities to gain practical experience and work with current incident management technologies. The program addresses competencies required of emergency management professionals in careers in federal, state of local government. Students explore the complex world of emergency and disaster management issues and learn the critical thinking and decision-making skills necessary to support and supervise comprehensive, integrated, and effective management in the event of natural, system-wide, or human-induced crises.

The curriculum provides policy foundations and advances students through core competencies in hazard identification; risk and vulnerability assessment; planning; terrorism; mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery; and planning for diverse populations. The Associate in Homeland Security Emergency Management degree will develop the students’ competencies to prepare for and respond to all hazard environments, and includes an understanding of socioeconomic and cultural diversity issues.

URL
http://www.pierce.ctc.edu/dept/hsem/

Unique Program Text
For program and enrollment information, contact Robert Lord at rlord@pierce.ctc.edu or (253) 912-2211.

Course Listing

Course Listings for Homeland Security
HSEM 102 - INTRO TO HOMELAND SECURITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
HSEM 110 - INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM/NATIONAL INCIDENT MNG SY
HSEM 120 - ALL HAZARDS EMERGENCY PLANNING
HSEM 130 - TECHNOLOGY IN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
HSEM 157 - PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER (SAME AS FCA 157)
HSEM 160 - EMERGENCY RESPONSE AWARENESS TO TERRORISM
HSEM 180 - PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
HSEM 190 - HOMELAND SECURITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIAL TOPICS
HSEM 190A - HOMELAND SECURITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIAL TOPICS
HSEM 190B - HOMELAND SECURITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIAL TOPICS
HSEM 190C - HOMELAND SECURITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIAL TOPICS
HSEM 190D - HOMELAND SECURITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIAL TOPICS
HSEM 190E - HOMELAND SECURITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIAL TOPICS
HSEM 190F - HOMELAND SECURITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIAL TOPICS
HSEM 200 - EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER
HSEM 210 - EXERCISE DESIGN AND EVALUATION
HSEM 220 - DEVELOPING AND MANAGING VOLUNTEER RESOURCES
HSEM 230 - DISASTER RECOVERY AND RESPONSE
HSEM 240 - HOMELAND SEC EMERG MNGT-WORK BASED LEARNING EXP
HSEM 250 - HOMELAND SECURITY LAW AND ETHICS