PAD - Public Administration
1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student?s major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.
This course provides the student with a comprehensive foundation of the history, terminology, structure, organization, and challenges that involve the management of disastrous events.
Introduction to the use and application of unmanned systems, emergency informatics, emerging interdisciplinary technologies, to address the Department of Homeland Security Geospatial Concept of Operations (GeoCONOPS) processes (real-time collection, analysis, distribution, and visualization) using unmanned systems (Robotics) for prevention, preparedness, response and recovery from emergencies.