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Delaware County Community College – Associate of Applied Science Degree in Emergency Management

and Planning or Associate of Applied Science Technical Studies Emergency Management & Planning
Concentration

Delaware County Community College is offering an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Emergency
Management and Planning in conjunction with the Collegiate Consortium for Workforce & Economic
Development. The degree program is designed to build upon the existing skills of first responders and those
individuals who have completed college certificate training and /or are certified, as Municipal Police Officers,
Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics, Firefighters or Hazardous Material Technicians. Students with
prior training or certification will receive up to 23-27 college credits towards the requirements for the new
Associate of Applied Science degree. Students must complete a total of 60-64 credits to earn an Associate of
Applied Science Degree in Emergency Management and Planning.

The schedule of courses is as follows:

Fire Science Concentration – 24 Total Credits


FST 100 Introduction to Fire Protection (3 credits)
FST 101 Principles of Fire Administration (3 credits)
FST 102 Fire Prevention Theory & Applications (3 credits)
FST 103 Fire & Arson Investigation (3 credits)
FST 200 Fire Operations Strategy (3 credits)
FST 201 Fire Protection in Building Construction (3 credits)
FST 202 Fire Protection Systems in Industry (3 credits)
FST 221 Seminar in Fire Science Administration (3 credits)

Municipal Police Officer Concentration – 27 Total Credits


MPT 100 Introduction to Law Enforcement (2 credits)
MPT 101 Professional Development (4 credits)
MPT 102 Law & Procedures I (3 credits)
MPT 103 Law & Procedures II (3 credits)
MPT 106 Patrol Procedures & Operations (3 credits)
MPT 107 Principles of Criminal Investigation (3 credits)
MPT 200 Human Relations (2 credits)
MPT 202 Crisis Management (2 credits)
MPT 206 Report Writing & Case Preparation (2 credits)
MPT 207 Emergency Response (3 credits)

Emergency Medical Technician Concentration – 23 Total Credits


EMS 100 Emergency Medical Technician (7 credits)
EMS 200 Pre-Hospital Emergency Care (3 credits)
EMS 201 Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (1 credit)
HMT 101 Hazardous Materials Communication (3 credits)
EMS 105 Critical Incident Stress Crisis Management (2 credits)
EMS 107 Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (1 credit)
OPEN ELECTIVES (6 credits)
Total Emergency Management Core – 16 Total Credits
EMS 130 Leadership and Influence in Emergency Response (3 credits)
EMS 132 Response (3 credits)
EMS 134 Search and Rescue (3 credits)
EMS 137 Emergency Planning (3 credits)
EMS Seminar in Emergency Management (1 credit)
ADJ 202 Terrorism; History, Threat and Response (3 credits)

General Education – 18-22 Total Credits


ENG 100 English Composition I (3 credits)
ENG 112 English Composition II (3 credits)
MAT 105 Business Math (3 credits)
DRP 100 Intro to Computers (3 credits)
SOC XXX Social Science Elective (3 credits)
CHE 105 Chemistry of the Environment (4 credits)
SPE 100 Speech Communication (3 credits)

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Emergency Management and Planning can lead to a Bachelor of
Science in Liberal Studies from Neumann College.

Delaware County Community College is also offering, in conjunction with the Collegiate Consortium for
Workforce & Economic Development, an Associate of Applied Science Technical Studies Emergency
Management & Planning Concentration. The concentration was developed as an alternate track and degree for
those students who are primarily government and private sector safety officials desiring a degree in emergency
management. The assessed credits earned for the short courses will be applied as block credit to a maximum of
20 credits. Students must complete all core requirements, 6 courses (16 credits), and the general education and
elective requirements for technical studies, 24 credits. The Associate of Applied Science in Technical Studies
with a concentration in Emergency Management and Planning consists of a total of 60 credits.

Program courses are as follows:

Technical Core – Up to 20 Credits may be awarded for:


Prior Education and Training
Apprenticeship Training
Military Training
Structured on-the-job Training
FEMA Courses
PEMA Courses
Fire Academy Courses
OSHA
Other Approved Safety Training
Prior Learning Assessment – Portfolio Development
Maximum Technical Credits – 20 Credits

EMS 204 Incident Management (3 credits)


EMS 130 Leadership and Influence in Emergency Response (3 credits)
EMS 132 Search and Rescue (3 credits)
EMS 134 Emergency Planning (3 credits)
EMS 137 Seminar in Emergency Management (1 credit)
ADJ 202 Terrorism, History, Threat and Response (3 credits)
Total Emergency Management Core – 16 Credits

ENG 100 English Composition I (3 credits)


ENG 112 English Composition II (3 credits)
MAT 105 Business Math (3 credits)
DPR 100 Intro To Computers (3 credits)
SOC XXX Social Science Elective (3 credits)
SPE 100 Speech Communication (3 credits)
Total General Education – 18-22 Credits

Delaware County Community College is granted accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and
Schools.

For more information about both of the programs listed:

Contact: Elaine Karr


Delaware County Community College
85 N. Malin Road
Broomall, Pennsylvania 19008
Phone: (610) 723-4012
Fax: (610) 359-4155
Email: ekarr@dccc.edu

Additional Information: http://www.dccc.edu/catalog/career_programs.html#facility_management

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Update: 7/18/07

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