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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Emergency/Disaster Response Management Minor

Emergency/Disaster Response Management Minor Program Information

Veronica Roberson, Public Health Undergraduate Advisor
Lamb Hall 256
PO Box 70674
Phone: (423) 439-4540
Fax: (423) 439-6570


The Emergency/Disaster Response Management minor has a multidiscipline structure that is designed to allow students to supplement their major degree program with the resident knowledge of reacting to and operating in a rapidly deteriorating environment caused by a major natural or manmade disaster or emergency. For example, students may wish to major in Criminal Justice and minor in Emergency/Disaster Response Management which will enhance their skills and abilities needed when responding to the occurrence of a terrorist attack or the aftermath of an earthquake. Students with the following majors would find this minor to be of particular interest: Criminal Justice, Nursing, Geosciences, Biology, Chemistry, Education, Public Administration, Sports Management, and Engineering Technology.

Emergency/Disaster Response Management Minor: 18 credits

At least 9 credits must be at the 3000-level or above.

Minor Requirement

A minor is a secondary area of study outside of the major program of study with a structured curriculum composed of at least 18 credits of which at least 9 credits must be at the 3000-level or above.