Public Administration 365
Politics of Emergency Management (3 cr) (SS)
This course will focus on the political processes, institutional structures, public policies and social phenomena associated with mitigating the likely effects of extreme events, responding to them and recovering from them. The courses is intended to help emergency managers develop an understanding of local, state, federal and intergovernmental politics affect and are affected by hazards, crises, disaster and other extreme events.
Prerequisite: Public Administration 221 or Criminal Justice 212 or consent of the instructor.