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

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

Minimum Requirements for Homeland Security and Emergency Management B.S.E.M.: 120 credits


General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.S.E.M. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.S.E.M. degree requirements.
Homeland Security and Emergency Management Program Requirements
Complete the following:
BA F307Introductory Human Resources Management3
BA F457Training and Management Development3
HSEM/ACCT F271Fiscal Management for Emergency Management Operations3
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 F456Leaderships in Dangerous Contexts 13
21-33 credits of major requirements from UAF HSEM lower-division courses, or any regionally accredited institution with an AA, AS, AAS-T, AAS or certificate program within these subject areas: emergency/para-medical, environmental health and safety, fire science, law enforcement, network/cyber security, process technology, public safety, or wildland fire, or commensurate military credit from the above subject areas as approved by the program director.21-33
Complete one of the following:3
Organizational Theory and Behavior
Alaska Native Corporations: A Historical and Contemporaneous Perspective
Human Security in Alaska 2
Complete 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 Microeconomics
Technical Writing
Geological Hazards
Internship in Emergency Management
Research Methods
International Security
Introductory Statistics for Social Sciences
Elementary Statistics
Complete one of the following concentrations:6
Cybersecurity and Information Technology Management
Emergency Management
Emergency Medical and Public Health Management
Fire Administration
Homeland Security
Law Enforcement Management

Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.


HSEM F461 may be used to meet the Alaska Native-themed requirement.

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


Cybersecurity and Information Technology Management

Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Cybersecurity in the 21st Century: Technology and Ethics
Cybersecurity Management
Cybersecurity Resiliency
Cybercrime, Fraud and Law

Emergency Management

Complete the following:
HSEM F405Introduction to Emergency Management Exercise Design3
HSEM F407Comparative Emergency Management3

Emergency Medical and Public Health Management

Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Incident Command for Emergency Medical Services
Public Health in Emergencies
Introduction to Emergency Management Exercise Design

Fire Administration

Complete the following:
HSEM F439Supervising Emergency Services3
HSEM F440Advanced Principles of Fire Service Administration3

Homeland Security

Complete the following:
HSEM F406Comparative Homeland Security3
HSEM F408Homeland Defense and Security3

Law Enforcement Management

Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Public Safety Instruction
Cybercrime, Fraud and Law
Current Topics in Public Safety