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    Jul 17, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Emergency Administration and Planning, BS


The University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee approved a change to this program after the publication of the Catalog. Please refer to the Catalog Addendum for more information. 

 


 

A Bachelor of Science degree in emergency administration and planning helps you develop valuable skills in disaster planning, creative problem solving, critical thinking and interpersonal communication. These skills are essential in coordinating activities that promote public safety and community resilience to the impacts of natural and technological hazards.


Degree requirements

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science with a major in emergency administration and planning must meet the following requirements.

Hours required and general/college requirements


A minimum of 120 semester hours for all EADP students, 42 must be advanced. All students must fulfill the degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the University Core Curriculum  in the Academics  section of this catalog and the College of Health and Public Service  requirements: 42 hours in the university core, 48 hours in the major, 18 hours for the required minor, plus electives to total 120 required semester hours.

The remaining hours for the major may be selected from


Other course requirements


  • (may be used to satisfy the Communication [English Composition and Rhetoric] requirement of the University Core Curriculum)

Life and Physical Sciences requirement


Choose one of the following to satisfy 3 hours of the Life and Physical Sciences requirement of the University Core Curriculum.

Internship


Pre-career (students with no professionally relevant work experience) – A major of 48 hours; 42 hours plus 6 hours of internship classes (EADP 4800  and EADP 4810 ).

In-career (students with professionally relevant work experience) – A major of 42 hours. No internship required.

Minor requirements


A minor of at least 18 hours; 6 must be advanced.

Electives


At least 15 hours. Courses may be selected from any offered at UNT that the student and the advisor deem appropriate to the degree.

Other requirements


  • A grade of C or better and a minimum GPA of 2.5 on all courses in the major.
  • At least 30 hours must be completed at UNT.

Four-year degree plan (example)


The following four-year plan is one example of a variety of ways in which you can complete your chosen degree in four years, and will serve as a guide for you to design your pathway to degree completion. Variations will depend on whether you need to take prerequisites or have college credit from exams or dual enrollment.

Year 1

Semester 1 Semester 2
ENGL 1310 - First-Year Writing I   3 hours   TECM 2700 - Technical Writing   3 hours  
BIOL 1132 - Environmental Science   3 hours   EADP 3010 - Principles of Emergency Management   3 hours  
Component Area Option A core   3 hours Life and Physical Sciences core   3 hours
Government/Political Science core   3 hours Government/Political Science core   3 hours
Social and Behavioral Sciences core   3 hours Mathematics core   3 hours
Total 15 hours Total 15 hours

 

Year 2

Semester 1 Semester 2
EADP 3020 - Methods in Emergency Management   3 hours    EADP 3045 - Disaster Response and Recovery   3 hours  
EADP 3035 - Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness   3 hours   American History core   3 hours 
American History core   3 hours Language, Philosophy and Culture core   3 hours
Creative Arts core   3 hours EADP elective 3 hours
EADP elective 3 hours Elective 3 hours
Total 15 hours Total 15 hours

 

Year 3

Semester 1 Semester 2
EADP 3055 - EOC Design and Operations   3 hours    EADP 4800 - Emergency Management Internship Preparation    3 hours  
EADP 4050 - Social Vulnerability in Disasters   3 hours    EADP elective 3 hours 
EADP elective 3 hours Required minor 3 hours
Required minor 3 hours Required minor 3 hours
Elective 3 hours Elective 3 hours
Total 15 hours Total 15 hours

 

Year 4

Semester 1 Semester 2
EADP 4810 - Emergency Management Internship   3 hours   EADP 4080 - Capstone Course in Emergency Management   3 hours   
EADP elective 3 hours  Component Area Option B core   3 hours
Required minor 3 hours EADP elective 3 hours
Required minor  3 hours Required minor 3 hours
Elective 3 hours Elective 3 hours
Total 15 hours Total 15 hours