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ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE
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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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
Personal Development for College Success
English Composition I
Principles of Public Administration
Introduction to Disaster Management
Natural World of the Caribbean Composition 1
Introduction to Statistics
Emergency Care and Treatment
English Composition II
Public Information and Crisis Communication
Any 100-Level Social Science Course
Response and Recovery
Mass Casualty Management
HIS 1XX/ VIS 110
Any 100-Level History Course
Construction Inspection and Project Management