EM 160: Emergency Response Awareness to Terrorism

Credits 5
Quarter Offered

Provides current and relevant information about terrorism, terrorist behavior, homeland security policies and dilemmas, and how to deal effectively with threats and the consequences of attacks. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Formerly HSEM 160)


2.0 or higher in EM 102 or EM 105

  1. Identify the characteristics, threats, and risks associated with terrorism.
  2. Examine the evolution and causes of terrorism around the world.
  3. Explore federal, state, local and private sector procedures in preparedness measures, response, relief, and recovery.
  4. Compare and contrast terrorist behavior with criminal activity.
  5. Examine the positive and negative features of modern news coverage of terrorism.
  6. Evaluate measures for preventing terrorist attacks.