Disaster Management

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2 - 2.5 yrs
The field of disaster management is becoming increasingly important as government and industries seek to ensure that there is minimal damage, rapid response capability, and a return to normalcy after natural or man-made disasters. This programme is designed to accommodate those students who wish to continue their studies beyond the Certificate of Achievement level.
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Programme Goals

Demonstrate skills as a first responder in emergency care and treatment.

Develop plans and procedures for dealing with various emergency situations

Demonstrate knowledge of mitigation techniques for preventing or reducing loss from natural or manmade disasters.

Demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts and operations applicable during and after disaster events.

Demonstrate a working knowledge of the various aspects of mass casualty management

Demonstrate the ability to interpret, analyse, and solve problems related to disasters while working as part of a team.

Implement principles and best practices in incident management.

Communicate effectively in written and oral form in disaster management situations.

Suggested Sequence of Courses
Semester 1
COM 100
Personal Development for College Success
1 Credits
CSC 104
Microcomputer Applications
3 Credits
ENG 104
English Composition I
3 Credits
PAD 102
Principles of Public Administration
4 Credits
DMT 122
Community Preparedness
3 Credits
DMT 120
Introduction to Disaster Management
3 Credits
Semester 2
PHY 106
Natural World of the Caribbean Composition 1
3 Credits
MAT 113
Introduction to Statistics
4 Credits
DMT 126
Emergency Care and Treatment
3 Credits
DMT 128
Hazardous Materials
3 Credits
Elementary Spanish/French
3 Credits
ENG 105
English Composition II
3 Credits
Semester 3
DMT 142
Public Infrastructure
3 Credits
DMT 144
Public Information and Crisis Communication
3 Credits
ENG 106
Speech Communication
3 Credits
Any 100-Level Social Science Course
3 Credits
Intermediate Spanish/French
3 Credits
Semester 4
DMT 220
Disaster Planning
3 Credits
DMT 230
3 Credits
DMT 246
Response and Recovery
3 Credits
DMT 264
Mass Casualty Management
3 Credits
HIS 1XX/ VIS 110
Any 100-Level History Course
3 Credits
TCS 105
Construction Inspection and Project Management
3 Credits

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