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DEMN502: Foundations in Disaster and Emergency Management

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

August 21, 2017

Subject Level


Course Description

Examines the socially constructed relationship between hazards and disasters. Introduces the key stakeholders involved with emergency management, and explores the historic and contemporary principles, policies, and legal frameworks guiding the field of practice. Analyzes different paradigms for conceptualizing the practice of disaster and emergency management in Canadian and international contexts.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
August 21, 2017 October 22, 2017 $2086.67 Online
January 2, 2018 March 4, 2018 $2125.83 Online
January 7, 2019 March 10, 2019 TBD Online