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This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and how they are controlled.

This course examines those emergency management principles that are most relevant to executives within tourism,... see more

The first part of the class is a lecture on the public policy and political contexts in which state hazard mitigation... see more

During the first part of this class, the instructor describes the natural and man-made forces that lead to coastal... see more

This course identifies the issues, reviews the work of various studies and committees, critique the recommended proposals... see more

The purpose of the course is to integrate theoretical perspectives about disaster response with practical knowledge,... see more

The first part of the class is a lecture on the issues and context of ethical hazard mitigation planning and action. The... see more

This course is intended to provide the student with the fundamentals and technical knowledge needed for proper fire scene... see more

This course provides a foundation of theoretical knowledge in order to understand the principles of the use of water in... see more

The first part of the class describes the extent of losses from natural hazards, particularly flooding, and summarizes... see more

This class describes how flood and earthquake hazard areas are mapped and how the maps can be used to notify the public... see more

This class reviews the assumptions and actions underlying the implementation of the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 at... see more

This course provides an understanding of the principles and practice of hazard mitigation in the United States at the... see more

The first part of the class is a lecture on the issues and approaches to measuring success in hazard mitigation. The... see more

This class describes the making of a hazard mitigation plan. The first part of the class describes briefly the key... see more

The first part of the class is a lecture on the context for and issues involved in state hazard mitigation planning... see more

The first part of the class describes the uses of structural approaches to hazard mitigation. It provides examples of... see more

This course reviews the historical evolution of U.S. disaster policy and practice, with the focus on the period since tha... see more

The first part of the class provides a summary of the history of buyouts as a hazard mitigation option. This is followed... see more

This course provides the components of building construction that relate to fire and life safety. The focus of this... see more

Individual students prepare term papers on a hazard mitigation topic of their choice, following approval by the... see more

Two person student teams will prepare brief (10-page) point papers critiquing some aspect (self-selected) of federal... see more

Two-person student teams will prepare a brief (10-page) point paper critiquing some aspect of state hazard mitigation... see more