DEMN502: Foundations in Disaster and Emergency Management

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

July 26, 2021

Subject Level


Course Description

Examines the socially constructed relationship between hazards and disasters. Introduces the key stakeholders involved with emergency management, and explores the historic and contemporary principles, policies, and legal frameworks guiding the field of practice. Analyzes different paradigms for conceptualizing the practice of disaster and emergency management in Canadian and international contexts.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
July 26, 2021 September 26, 2021 TBD Online
January 10, 2022 March 13, 2022 TBD Online
July 25, 2022 September 25, 2022 TBD Online
January 9, 2023 March 12, 2023 TBD Online