Emergency Management AAS

The degree program in Emergency Management was developed by New River Community and Technical College to allow students to earn a college degree based, in part, on prior experience and training in emergency services and emergency management. College credit is awarded for successful completion of Federal Emergency Management Agency, West Virginia Office of Emergency Services, and other qualified career training and workshops. Graduates of this program will qualify for employment in the burgeoning field of emergency management and homeland security.

This program is open to all who are interested in the emergency management field. Those with prior experience are encouraged to explore the possibility of the award of credit commensurate with these experiences. To be eligible for this program, students must have a high school diploma or GED certificate; they must meet the college entrance requirements to enter general studies English and math courses; and they must have met with the Emergency Management Program Coordinator for a pre-admission transcript evaluation and are certified as eligible for admission.

REQUIRED COURSES

Emergency Management

Total Degree Hours: 64

Component I

Number

Title

Hrs

CRMJ 151

Intro to Criminal Justice

3

EMGT 101

Intro to Emergency Management

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

ENGL 103

Technical Writing

3

GEOG 150

Intro to Geography

3

MATH 101

General Math

3

Restricted Technical Elective: choose from

3

BUSN 130

Word Processing/Internet

COSC 101

Microsoft Office Applications

Restricted Economics Elective: choose from

3

ECON 211

Principles of Economics I

ECON 212

Principles of Economics II

Total Component Hours

24

 

Component II

Number

Title

Hrs

 

Approved FEMA courses from West Virginia Office of Emergency Services

30

Total Component Hours

30

 

Component III

Number

Title

Hrs

 

Portfolio credit of approved on-the-job training in the occupational area.*

10

Total Component Hours

10

* A $100 portfolio posting fee for Component III is required

Evaluation Sheet

2013-2014

2012-2013

2011-2012

 

 

 

 

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2013-14 Annual Report

The 2013-2014 New River CTC Annual Report is now available on the website.  Click here to read it.  Hard copies will be mailed and distributed on the campuses soon.