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  Dec 18, 2017
 
ARCHIVED 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency and Disaster Management, B.S.


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Total number of hours for the program: 120.

Admission Requirements: The Emergency and Disaster Management major is only offered as a distance education program. Residential students cannot participate in this major. Admissions requirements include a cumulative 2.0 GPA or better on all coursework at  other college or universities, completion of an A.A., A.S. or A.A.S. degree from the community college or substantial progress toward “44 General Core” courses that satisfy the General Education/Liberal Studies requirement for North Carolina Community College System provides for seam-less transfers.

Coursework taken in Fire Science, Emergency Medical and Emergency Preparedness programs at North Carolina community colleges may transfer into the major (max. 18 credit hours). Fifty percent of earned degree hours and 50% of all courses in the major must be the 300/400 level.

Liberal Studies Hours: 42


Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

Major Requirements


The major requires 48 hours as follows:

Major Electives (21 hours)


General Electives


General Electives (30 hours) are required to complete the program.

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