DSC 4038 - Terrorism and Emergency Management
(3 Credit Hours)
Prerequisites: DSC 3013 , PAD 3821 and FES 4014 .
This course reviews terrorism and counterterrorist intelligence functions and operations. It covers the most significant points that surround the emergency response processes needed to cope with terrorism incidents. The course includes how to prepare communications center staff for terrorist events, and the protection of critical infrastructures both private and public by the coordination of agencies. Included are past and potential national policy, strategies for dealing with various types of terrorist acts, and the delicate balance between personal freedoms and limitations of freedom needed for protection from terrorism.
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