B.E.M., Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Concentrations: Homeland Security, Emergency Management, Fire Administration, Emergency Medical Management, Cybersecurity Management

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.E.M. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.E.M. degree requirements.
Program Requirements
Complete major requirements from UAF HSEM lower-division courses, the emergency services A.A.S. degree from UAF or any regionally accredited institution 133
BA F307Introductory Human Resources Management3
BA F390Organizational Theory and Behavior3
BA F457Training and Management Development3
HSEM/ACCT F271Fiscal Management for Emergency Management Operations3
Select 12 credits from the following:12
Any course
Any course not counted in major requirements
The Legal Environment of Business
Employment Law
Services Marketing
Communicating Ethics
Organizational Communication
Conflict, Mediation and Communication
Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics
Technical Writing
Geological Hazards
Internship in Emergency Management
Research Methods
International Security
Introductory Statistics for Social Sciences
Elementary Probability and Statistics
HSEM F301Principles of Emergency Management and Homeland Security3
HSEM F412Emergency Planning and Preparedness3
HSEM F423Disaster Response Operations and Management3
HSEM F434All-Hazards Risk Analysis3
HSEM F445Business Continuity and Crisis Management3
HSEM F456Leadership in Dangerous Contexts 23
Select one from the following concentrations:6
Homeland Security
Emergency Management
Fire Administration
Emergency Medical Management
Cybersecurity Management
Total Credits81

Complete 33 credits of major requirements from UAF HSEM lower-division courses, the emergency services A.A.S. degree from UAF or any regionally accredited institution within these subject areas: emergency/paramedical, environmental health and safety, fire science, law enforcement, network/cybersecurity, process technology, public safety or wildland fire, or commensurate military credit from the above subject areas as approved by the program director.


Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.

Note: Of the above, at least 39 credits must be taken in upper-division (F300-level or higher) courses.


Homeland Security

HSEM F406Comparative Homeland Security3
HSEM F408Homeland Defense and Security3
Total Credits6

Emergency Management

HSEM F405Introduction to Emergency Management Exercise Design3
HSEM F407Comparative Emergency Management3
Total Credits6

Fire Administration

HSEM F439Supervising Emergency Services3
HSEM F440Advanced Principles of Fire Service Administration3
Total Credits6


Select 6 credits from the following:6
Incident Command for Emergency Medical Services
Public Health in Emergencies
Public Safety Instructional Methods
Introduction to Emergency Management Exercise Design
Total Credits6


Select 6 credits from the following:6
Cyberdomain in the 21st Century
Cybersecurity Management
Cybersecurity Resiliency
Cybercrime, Fraud and Law
Total Credits6