Disaster Policy and Law   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]

DSC 1751 - Disaster Policy and Law

This course will introduce students to the major debates about balancing democratic freedoms with security – from the Patriot Act to Supreme Court decisions. This course will examine the incident command system and the duties of emergency responders at the local, state and national level. It will also incorporate the response responsibilities of law enforcement, fire, EMS and private agency assets.
Prerequisites: DSC 1006, ENC 1101 or higher, MAT 1033 or higher
Degrees Offered: A.A., A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3.