Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Emergency & Disaster Management

Upper Iowa University-Rockford

The purpose of the emergency and disaster management major is to prepare the learner to understand, manage, and mitigate the physical and human consequences of natural, technological, civil, and human caused hazards by integrating theory with practice.

The emergency and disaster management major consists of 54 semester credits. In addition, learners must complete the general education core along with additional elective credits to complete the 120 semester credits required for the Bachelor of Science degree. At least 18 credits in this major must be earned in upper division coursework. A minimum 2.0 GPA in the major is required for graduation.

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