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2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSPS 420 - Crisis and Disaster Issues in Homeland Security and Public Safety


3 hrs (Sem II)
Examination of specific public crises in order to prepare, respond to, and recover from them. Case analysis will be used to develop leadership and decision-making skills needed when a crisis occurs, whether the crisis is natural or the result of specific acts against a community, state, or the nation. Additional issues such as organizational structure and response training of personnel will be studied. Special emphasis will be placed on the development of critical thinking skills needed in an ever-changing world. 3 lecture hours.

Prerequisite(s): Junior level standing or consent of the instructor.