minor in Disaster Management

The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters offers a minor in Disaster Management, which is available to students from all undergraduate majors at FAU. The minor expands knowledge and skills about the concepts, issues and technologies involved in preparing for and managing the aftermath of a major disaster. Educational outcomes for the minor will integrate material from the unique perspectives of the departments involved into skills such as communication, use of resources, visual planning technologies, cultural competence and preparedness as professionals and as individual, family and community members.

Students must complete 12 credits from the courses listed below. Of the 12 credits, at least 9 credits must be earned at FAU. All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of "C" or better.

Required Courses (12 credits from below)

Planning for Hazards/Disasters URP 4430 3
Introduction to Public Safety Administration PAD 3820 3
Emergency and Disaster Management PAD 4393 3
Multiagency Incident Command FES 3803 3
Social Work and Emergency Relief SOW 4679 3