BA in Emergency and Disaster Management

Bachelor of Arts

The Emergency Management Degree from Ohio Christian University will provide the necessary preparations and qualifications to work in the emergency and disaster relief fields. Emergency Management is made up of three major sub-fields: Government, Non-Profit, and Private organizations. The curriculum within the Emergency Management program at OCU will provide the foundations for success in all three. This program seeks to provide a rigorous academic program deliberately coupled with actual field work; creating a more proficient and practiced graduate.  

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Evidence competence in the dual fields of Emergency and Disaster Management in preparation for private or public-sector employment.
  • Apply theoretical and practical knowledge of Emergency and Disaster Management for saving lives and property from the impacts of crises, emergencies and disasters.
  • Integrate a Christian worldview into critical thinking and decision-making related to the field of Emergency and Disaster Management.
  • Analyze the existing and desired structure, climate, and culture of organizations whose focus is Emergency and Disaster Management.
  • Apply management principles to manage people and processes within an organization.
  • Analyze an organization’s operation and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Evaluate the financial condition and statements of a business and propose courses of action.

Required Courses

GENERAL EDUCATION - 42 Credits

 

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RELIGION - 18 Credits

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EMERGENCY & DISASTER MANAGEMENT MAJOR - 42 Credits

Students must complete two of these.
Students must complete one of these.
Students must complete six of these.
Students must complete three of these.
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ELECTIVES - 19 hours

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