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Emergency Management Systems (EMS)
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Program Overview:
The Emergency Management Systems program is in collaboration with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), incorporating their curriculum for educating and training new and existing emergency management personnel. The curriculum meets the requirements outlined by the federal government for Homeland Security. Graduates will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with emergency planning, National Incident Command Systems, leadership and influence, Homeland Security exercises, developing volunteer resources, and numerous other aspects that are crucial for emergency planning during a natural or man-made disaster.

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EMS 1201
Emergency Planning
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Promote the development of an integrated Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). Established planning concepts are reviewed and discussed. The components of an effective Emergency Operations Plan are presented and discussed. This course will review the planning process, hazard specific planning, and hazard analysis. This course addresses all Emergency Operations Plan requirements outlined in the codes of several agencies in the Federal and State Government.

EMS 1202
Emergency Mgt & Volunteers
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Introduction to emergency management. The needs for an emergency management system and the importance of an integrated approach to managing emergencies are examined. Participants formulate the elements of an integrated teamwork system and devise specific actions for improving their own contributions to local emergency management teams. During the course, participants are exposed to the five basic concepts of emergency management: mitigation, prevention, preparedness, response and recovery. The role of the emergency manager and impact they have on their community is discussed in great detail.

EMS 1203
Incident Command System
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IS700 National Incident Management System, IS800 National Response Framework, IS100 Introduction to Incident Command System, and IS200 Incident Command System for Single Resources will all be combined to give the students the ability to see the overall response framework for the United States Government.

EMS 1204
HSEEP
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Designed to review the capabilities of the performance based exercise program. This course provides a standardized policy, methodology, and language for designing, developing, conducting and evaluating all exercises. This course will also review the development of the Training and Exercise Planning Workshop, After-Action Reports and Improvement Plans. Also covers how to manage an exercise program. Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they have learned during group activities.

ENG 1212
Technical Writing
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This course contains the basic principles of writing technical reports for business and industry. The students will receive training and practice in the preparation, writing, and the revising of technical reports, as well as develop skills in the comprehension of industry documents (reports, procedural plans, etc. ). Topics covered include:basic grammatical rules, the organization and presentation of technical information, and the role of technical report writing.

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PTT 1205
Tech Reading/Writing/Reporting
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This course will address the basic principles of reading and writing technical documents and reports within industry settings. Students will receive training and practice in the preparation, writing, and the revision of technical reports, as well as develop skill in the comprehension of industry documentation (reports, procedural plans, blueprints, etc. ).

MTH 1103
Liberal Arts Math
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This course is designed to fulfill general education requirements. This course focuses on mathematical reasoning and problem-solving strategies with real-life applications. Four topics, chosen from the following list, will be studied in depth: Counting techniques and probability, game theory, geometry, graph theory, linear programming, logic/set theory, mathematical modeling, mathematics of finance, statistics. The use of calculators and other technology is strongly encouraged. PREREQUISITE: PRE 0420 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or better, or REM 0422 Math Literacy, or two years of college preparatory algebra with a grade of C or better, or sufficient score on the placement test, or consent of instructor.

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MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
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This course is designed for students enrolled in technical programs. Topics include: measurement and approximation, algebraic principles and operation, identification and use of formulas. In addition, geometric and trigonometric principles may also be covered if applicable to the program area. Emphasis is placed on the application of mathematical concepts to the solution of problems in vocational and technical fields. PREREQUISITE: REM 0420 Basic Math with a C or better or scoring at beginning algebra level on placement exam.

SPE 1101
Fundamentals of Effective Speaking
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Short informative and persuasive speeches are prepared and presented. This course places emphasis on selection and organization of materials, methods of securing interest and attention, and elements of delivery as well as characteristics of effective criticism and listening.

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SPE 1111
Interpersonal Communications
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An introduction to the basic theories and concepts relevant to face-to-face interaction. Emphasis is placed on the role of communication in the creation, maintenance, and termination of social, romantic, familial, and professional relationships.

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Term Total
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Program Total
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