PCC/ CCOG / EM

Course Content and Outcome Guide for EM 228

Course Number:
EM 228
Course Title:
Emergency Management: Capstone
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
60
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
$18.00

Course Description

Covers the creation of a portfolio, documenting course work, activities, education and experience history. Includes the completion of a comprehensive personal history background. Provides discipline specific application process and discipline specific oral interview questions. Department permission required. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to:

・ Complete pre-employment hiring documents with a high degree of accuracy and provide all
pertinent information.
・ Articulate knowledge, skills and abilities in a professional manner during oral interviews.
・ Create and update a portfolio of employment related documents, certificates, examples of
work product and any experiential activities related to employment field.
・ Participate in a community, local or regional emergency management related drill or
exercise, or obtain CERT or NET training, or volunteer with an organization which provides
disaster relief or assistance, or some other emergency management related activity.

Course Activities and Design

 Lecture on ethics in emergency management
 Gather data and complete employment application
 Develop several forms of resume and cover letters
 Create a portfolio of education, training and experience
 Practice interview techniques

Outcome Assessment Strategies

 Written assignments
 Applications
 Resume
 Portfolio
 Oral interview
 Written exam

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

 Ethics in Emergency Management
 Job market in public sector Emergency Management
 Job market in private sector Emergency Management
 Hiring process in the public sector
 Hiring process in the private sector
 Interview skills and component parts of an effective answer

Related Instruction

Communication
Hours: 10

 Complete pre€employment hiring documents with a high degree of accuracy and provide all
pertinent information.
 Articulate knowledge, skills and abilities in a professional manner during oral interviews

 Gather data and complete employment applications
 Develop several forms of resume and cover letters
 Create a portfolio of education, training and experience.
 Practice interview techniques

Human Relations
Hours: 10

 Articulate knowledge, skills and abilities in a professional manner during oral interviews
 Prepare pre€employment screening documents

 Create a portfolio of education, training and experience.
 Practice interview techniques
 Discuss ethics in emergency management