Interdisciplinary Minor in Disaster Management

The College for Design and Social Inquiry offers a minor in Disaster Management, which is available to students from all undergraduate majors at FAU. The minor expands knowledge and skills about the concepts, issues and technologies involved in preparing for and managing the aftermath of a major disaster. Educational outcomes for the minor will integrate material from the unique perspectives of the departments involved into skills such as communication, use of resources, visual planning technologies, cultural competence and preparedness as professionals and as individual, family and community members.

Students must complete 12 credits from the courses listed below. Of the 12 credits, at least 9 credits must be earned at FAU. All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” or better.

Required Courses (12 credits from below)
Designing Safer Communities with CPTEDARC 43843
Planning for Hazards/DisastersURP 44303
Introduction to Public Safety AdministrationPAD 38203
Emergency and Disaster ManagementPAD 43933
Multiagency Incident CommandFES 38033
Social Work and Emergency ReliefSOW 46793