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Spring 2015 Undergraduate Textbooks

EM 301 - Intro to Disaster Management - Required Text - Intro to Disaster Management - Foundations of Emergency Management (2014) - 1st edition.  Authors:  McElreath, Doss, Jensen, Wiggington, Nations, Nations and Van Slyke.  Publisher:  Kendall/Hunt.   ISBN:  978-1-4652-3488-9

EM 305 - Intro to Homeland Security - Required Text - Homeland Security:  An Introduction to Principles and Practice (2013) - 2nd edition.  Author:  Nemeth.  Publisher:  CRC Press.  ISBN:  9781466510906

EM 321 - Disaster Mitigation Preparedness - REquired Text 1 of 3 - Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management ASPA Series.  Authors:  Valcik & Tracy.  Publisher:  CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.  ISBN:  978-1-4398-8316-7.  Required Text 2 of 3 - Natural Hazard Mitigation.  Authors:  Jerolleman & Kiefer.  Publisher:  CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.  ISBN:  978-1-4398-3493-0.  Required Text 3 of 3 - Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - 6th edition.  Publisher:  APA.  ISBN:  978-1433805615.

EM 371 - Public Admin & Policy in Emergency Management - Required Text 1 of 3 - Disaster Policy & Politics (2014) 2nd edition.  Author:  Sylves (Editor).  Publisher:  CQ.  ISBN:  9781483307817.  Required Text 2 of 3 - Introducing Public Administration (2012) 8th edition.  Authors:  Shafritz, Russell & Borick.  Publisher:  Pearson.  ISBN:  9780205855896.  Required Text 3 of 3:  Publication Manual of the American Psych Assoc. (2009) 6th edition.  Author:  American Psych Assoc.  Publisher:  American Psych Assoc.  ISBN:  9781433805615

EM 420 - Exercise Design & Evaluation - Required Text - Emergency Management Exercises from Response to Recovery.  Author:  Phelps.  ISBN:  9780983114307

EM 421 - Medical Aspects of Disaster - Required Text - Disaster Medicine (2009) 9th edition.  Author:  Koenig.  Publisher:  Cambridge University Press.  ISBN:  9780521873673

EM 450 - Management Systems in Disasters - Required Text - Required Text 1 of 2 - Emergency Incident Management Systems:  Fundamentals & Applications.  Author:  Molino.  Publisher:  Wiley & Sons.  ISBN:  0471455644.  Required Text 2 of 2 - Publication Manual of the American Psych Assoc. (2009) 6th edition.  Author:  American Psych Assoc.  Publisher:  American Psych Assoc.  ISBN:  9781433805615.  Recommended Text:  Handbook of Emergency Response:  A Human Factors Systems Engineering Approach.  Authors:  Badiru & Racz.  Publisher:  CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.  ISBN:  978-1-4665-1456-0.

EM 461/CS 461 - Critical Infrastructure - Required Text - Understanding, Assessing, and Responding to Terrorism:  Protecting Critical Infrastructure and Personnel (2007).  Author:  Bennett.  Publisher: Wiley.  ISBN:  978-0-471-77152-4

EM 471 - EM Capstone - Required Text - Emergency Management:  Principles and Practice for Local Government - 2nd edition.  Editors:  Waugh & Tierney.  Publisher:  ICMA Press.  ISBN:  10:0873267192 or 13:978-0873267199

EM 481 - Research in Disasters - Required Text 1 of 2 - Methods of Disaster Research - 1st edition.  Editor:  Stallings.  Publisher:  Exlibris Corp.  ISBN:  1401079709.  Required Text 2 of 2 - Practical Research Planning and Design - 10th edition.   Authors:  Leedy and Ormrod.  Publisher:  Pearson. ISBN:  9780132693240

EM 483 - Planning & Preparedness in Homeland Security - Required Text - Hazard Analysis:  Reducint the Impact of Disasters (2014) 2nd edition.  Author:  Pine.  ISBN: 9781482228915.  Recommended Text - Emergency Planning (2006).  Authors:  Perry & Lindell.  ISBN:  9780471920779.

EM 496 - EM Directed Study - Contact Instructor for Text

EM 497 - EM Internship - No Text Required

PST 110 - Introduction to Public Safety Communications - Required Text - Public Safety Telecommunicator I - 6th edition. Author and Publisher: APCO. This text must be ordered directly from APCO International. http://apcointl.org/training-and-certification/forms-a-information/order-forms.html  Go to: Virtual College Bookstore Order Form

PST 221 - Role in Hostage Negotiations - Required Text - Crisis Negotiations, Managing Critical Incidents and Hostage Situations in Law Enforcement and Corrections (2013) 5th edition.  Authors:  McMains & Mullins.  Publisher:  Anderson.  ISBN:  978-1-4557-7647-4.  Recommended Text - Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (2000) 4th edition or Newer.  Author:  American Psychiatric Assoc. 

PST 226 - Advanced PST - No Text Required

PST 311 - Interpersonal Communications - Required Text 1 of 2 - Looking Out Looking In - 13th edition.  Authors:  Adler & Proctor.  Publisher:  Wadsworth.  ISBN:  978-0-495-79621-1.  Required Text 2 of 2 - Frinding Daddy:  A Memoir of a Murder, Survival and a 911 Operator's Worst Nightmare (2014).  Authors:  Hanna-Wiles & Vecchio.  Publisher:  Titletown.  ISBN:  978-0985247836.

PST 313 - Introduction to Crisis Intervention -  Required Text 1 of 2 - Crisis Intervention Strategies - 7th edition.  Authors:  James & Guilliland.  Publisher:  Brooks-Cole.  ISBN:  978-1-111-18677-7.

PST 314 - Weapons of Mass Destruction - Required Text - Counter-Terrorism for Emergency Responders (2006) 2nd edition.  Author:  Burke.  Publisher:  CRC Press Taylor.  ISBN:  9780849399237

PST 325 - Management Principles in Public Safety Telecommunication - Required Text - Management 6 - 6th edition.  Author:  Williams.  Publisher:  Cengage.  ISBN: 9781285091075


Spring 2015 Graduate Textbooks

EM 505 - Foundations of EM - Required Text - Introduction to Emergency Management (2007).  Authors:  Lindell, Prater & Perry.  Publisher:  Wiley.  ISBN:  0-471-77260-7.  Recommended Text - Emergency Management:  Prindciples and Practices for Local Government (2007).  Authors:  Waugh & Tierney.  Publisher:  ICMA.  ISBN:  978-087326-719-9.

EM 515 - Legal Aspects of EM - Required Text - The Law of Emergencies:  Public Health and Disaster Management (2009).  Author:  Hunter.  Publisher:  Elsevier Science.  ISBN:  9781856175470.

EM 525 - Disaster Recocovery - Required Text 1 of 3 - Disaster Recovery.  Author:  Phillips.  Publisher:  CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.  ISBN:  978-1-4200-7420-8.  Required Text 2 of 3 - Social Vulnerabilities of Disasters - 2nd edition.  Authors:  Thomas, Phillips, Lovekamp & Fothergill.  Publisher:  CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.  ISBN:  978-1-4665-1637-3.  Required Text 3 of 3 - Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - 6th edition.  Publisher:  APA.  ISBN:  978-1433805615.

EM 530 - Research Methods in EM - Required Text - Methods of Disaster Reserch.  Editor:  Stallings.  ISBN:  1-4010-7970-9. 

EM 540 - Hazard Mitigation - No Text Required

EM 545 - Emergency Preparedness - Required Text - Emergency Planning - 1st edition.  Author:  Perry.  Pulisher:  Wiley.  Publication Date:  9/12/2006.  ISBN:  9780471920779. 

EM 555 - Disaster Response - Required Text - Disaster Response & Recovery(2007) - 1st edition.  Author:  McEntire.  Publisher:  Wiley.  ISBN:  10:0-471-78974-7 or 13:978-0-471-78974-7.

EM 568 - Crisis Management for Business & Industry - Required Text - Crisis Leadership Now:  A Real-World Guide to Preparing for Threats, Disaster, Sabotage & Scandal (2008) - 1st edition.  Author:  Barton.  Publisher:  McGraw Hill.  ISBN:  10:0071498826 or 13:978-0071498821

EM 570 - Biosecurity - Required Text:  Biosecurity and Bioterrorism:  Containing and Preventing the Biological Threat (2008).  Authors:  Ryan & Glarum.  Publisher:  Butterworth-Heinemann, Elsevier.  ISBN:  10-0750684895

EM 590 - Capstone in EM - Required Text:  Emergency Management:  Principles & Practices for Local Government.  Authors:  Waugh & Tierney.  Publisher:  ICMA.  Publication Date:  12/30/2007.  ISBN:  9780873267199

EM 595 - EM Directed Study - Contact Instructor

EM 596 - EM Internship - No Text Required

EM 802 - Integrative Seminar Yr.1 - No Text Required

EM 804 - Integrative Seminar Yr. 2 - No Text Required

EM 806 - Integrative Seminar Yr. 3 -  No Text Required

EM 825 - Systems Thinking & Apps in EM - Thinking in Systems.  Publisher:  Chelsea Green (2008)

EM 834 - Risk-Based Response & Recovery - Required Text - Physics for Future Presidents.  Author:  Muller.  ISBN:  10:0393337111.

EM 853 - Research Design - Required Text 1 of 4 - Research Design Explained (2009) 8th edition.  Authors:  Mitchell & Jolley.  Publisher:  Wadsworth Cengage Learning.  ISBN:  13-978-1133049838 or 10-1133049834.  Required Text 2 of 4 - The Craft of Research (2008) 3rd edition.  Authors:  Booth, Colomb & Williams.  Publisher:  The University of Chicago Press.  ISBN:  10-0226065669.  Required Text 3 of 4 - The Portable Dissertation Advisor - 1st edition. Author:  Bryant.  Publisher:  Corwin Press Inc.  ISBN:  978-0-7619-4696-0.  Required Text 4 of 4 - Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - 6th edition.  Publisher:  American Psychological Association.  ISBN:  978-1-4338-0561-5

EM 864 - Qualitative Research - Required Text 1 of 2 - Creswell, J. (2013) Qualitative inquiry and research design: Choosing among five approaches, 3rd Ed. Thousand Oaks: Sage.  Required Text 2 of 2 - Yin, B. (2011). Qualitative research from start to finish. New York: The Guilford Press   

EM 868 - Directed Research - Contact Instructor

EM 877 - Crisis Leadership & Management - THe New Psychology of Leadership - Identity, Influence and Power.  Authors:  Haslam, Reicher and Platow.  Psychology Press.  ISBN:  978-1-84169-610-2.

EM 879 - Spatial Analysis & GIS for EM - Required Text 1 of 2 - GIS Gutorial Basic Workbook 1 F/ARCGIS 10.1 (2013) - Edition 13.  Authors:  Gorr & Kurland.  Publisher:  ESRI Press.  ISBN:  9781589483354.  Required Text 2 of 2 - Making Spatial Decisions Using GIS (2011) - Edition 5.  Authors:  Keranen & Kolvoord.  Publisher:  ESRI Press.  ISBN:  9781589482807.

EM 882 - EM Directed Study - Contact Instructor

EM 899 - Dissertation - No Text Required




Fall 2014 Undergraduate Textbooks

EM 301 - Intro to Disaster Management - Required Text - Intro to Disaster Management - ISBN:  978-1-4652-3488-9

EM 305 - Intro to Homeland Security - Required Text -Homeland Security:  An Introductin to Principles and Practice - 2nd edition (2013).  Author:  Nemeth.  Publisher:  CRC Press.  ISBN:  9781466510906

EM 331 - Populations at Risk - No Text Required

EM 341 - Legal Foundations of EM & HS - Required Text - The Law of Emergencies (2009).  Author:  Hunter.  Publisher:  Elsevier.  ISBN:  978-1-85617-547-0.

EM 351 - Intro to Terrorism - Required Text - Understanding Terrorism:  Challenges, Perspectives and Issues - 4th edition.  Author:  Martin.  Publisher:  Sage.  ISBN:  9781452205823.

EM 361 - Hazardous Materials in EM - Required Text - Hazardous Materials:  Managing the Incident - 4th edition.  Authors:  Noll, Hilderbrand.  Publisher:  Jones & Bartlett.  ISBN:  978-1-4496-7084-9.

EM 366 - Social Media in EM - Required Text 1 of 2 - Social Media in the Public Sector.  ISBN:  9781118109946.  Required Text 2 of 2 - Social Media in the Public Sector Field Guide.  ISBN:  9781118109939. 

EM 411 - Disaster Response and Recovery - Required Text 1 of 2 - DIsaster Response and Recovery - 2nd edition.  Author:  McEntire.  Publisher:  Wiley.  ISBN:  978-0-471-78974-1 or Ebook 978-0-470-46578-3.  Required Text 2 of 2 - Enhancing Disaster & Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Through Evaluation:  New Directions for Evaluation, No. 126.  Authors:  Ritchie & MacDonald.  Publisher:  Wiley.  ISBN:  978-0-470-76912-6.

EM 450 - Management Systems in Disasters - Required Text - Emergency Incident Management Systems by Louis Molino.  ISBN:  9780471455646

EM 471 - EM Capstone - Required Text - Emergency Management:  Principles and Practice for Local Government - 2nd edition.  Editors:  Waugh & Tierney.  Publisher:  ICMA Press.  ISBN:  10:0873267192 or 13:978-0873267199

EM 475 - Current Issues in HS - Intro to HS - 2nd edition (2013).  Authors:  McElreath, Jensen, Wiggington, Doss, Nations & Van Slyke.  Publisher:  CRC Press.  ISBN:  978-1-4398-8752-3.

EM 496 - EM Directed Study - Contact Instructor for Text

EM 497 - EM Internship - No Text Required

PST 110 - Introduction to Public Safety Communications - Required Text - Public Safety Telecommunicator I - 6th edition. Author and Publisher: APCO. This text must be ordered directly from APCO International. http://apcointl.org/training-and-certification/forms-a-information/order-forms.html  Go to: Virtual College Bookstore Order Form

PST 115 - Emergency Medical Dispatching - Required Text - Emergency Medical Dispatch - 5th edition, version 2. Author and Publisher: APCO. This text must be ordered directly from APCO International. http://apcointl.org/training-and-certification/forms-a-information/order-forms.html

PST 221 - Role in Hostage Negotiations - Required Text 1 of 2 - Crisis Negotiations, Managing Critical Incidents and Hostage Situations in Law Enforcement and Corrections - 5th edition (2013). Authors: McMains, M.J. and Mullins, W.C. Publisher: Anderson Publishing Co., Cincinnati, OH. ISBN:  978-1-4557-7647-4.   Required Text 2 of 2 - Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - 4th edition (2000). Author: American Psychiatric Association.

PST 222 - Handling of Hazardous Materials Event - Required Text 1 of 2 - Hazardous Materials for First Responders - 4th edition. Author: IFSTA. Publisher: Oklahoma State University & IFSTA. ISBN: 978-087939389-2. Required Textbook 2 of 2 - Emergency Response Guidebook - 2010 or current edition.  Author: US DOT. Publisher: US DOT.

PST 226 - Advanced PST - No Text Required

PST 311 - Interpersonal Communications - Required Text 1 of 2 - Looking Out Looking In - 13th edition.  Authors:  Adler and Proctor.  Publisher:  Wadsworth.  ISBN:  978-0-495-79621-3.  Required Text 2 of 2 - Finding Daddy:  A Memoir of a Murder, Survival, and a 911 Operator's Worst Nightmare (2014).  Authors:  Wiles and Vecchio.  Publisher:  Titletown Publishing, LLC.  ISBN:  978-0985247836.

PST 312 - Legal Issues in Public Safety - Required Text - Civil Liability in CJ - 5th edition.  Author:  Ross.  Publisher:  Elsevier.  ISBN:  1-42246-139-4. 

PST 314 - Weapons of Mass Destruction - Required Text - Counter-Terrorism for Emergency Responders - 2nd edition (2006).  Author:  Burke.  Publisher:  CRC Press.  ISBN:  978-0-8493-9923-7.

PST 323 - HR Management in PST - Required Text - Human Resources Management:  Essential Perspectives - 6th edition.  Authors:  Mathis & Jackson.  Publisher:  Cengage Learning.  ISBN:  13:9780538481700.

PST 328 - Technical Writing for PST - Required Text 1 of 3 - Business Writing:  What Works, What Won't (2001).  Author:  Davidson.  Publisher:  St. Martin's.  ISBN:  978-0-312-10948-6.  Required Text 2 of 3 - Professional Writing Skills:  A Wirte it Well Guide (2010).  Author:  Terk.  Publisher:  Write It Well.  ISBN:  978-0-9824471-1-6.  Required Text 3 of 3:  Finding Daddy:  A Memoir of a Murder, Survival, and a 911 Operator's Worst Nightmare (2014).  Authors:  Hanna-Wiles and Vecchio.  Publisher:  Titletown Publishing, LLC.  ISBN:  978-0985247836 


 Fall 2014 Graduate Textbooks

EM 505 - Foundations of EM - Required Text - Introduction to Emergency Management (2007).  Authors:  Lindell, Prater & Perry.  Publisher:  Wiley.  ISBN:  0-471-77260-7.  Recommended Text - Emergency Management:  Prindciples and Practices for Local Government (2007).  Authors:  Waugh & Tierney.  Publisher:  ICMA.  ISBN:  978-087326-719-9

EM 525 - Disaster Recocovery - Required Text 1 of 2 - Disaster Recovery - 2nd edition.  Author:  Phillips.  Publisher:  CRC Press.  ISBN:  9781420074208 or Ebook 9781420074215.  Required Text 2 of 2 - Social Vulnerability to Disasters - 2nd edition.  Authors:  Thomas, Phillips, Lovekamp & Fothergill.  Publisher:  CRC Press.  ISBN:  9781466516373 or Ebook 9781466516403.

EM 530 - Research Methods in EM - Required Text - Methods of Disaster Research.  Author:  Stallings.  Publisher:  Xlibris.  ISBN:  1401079709.

EM 535 - Terrorism & Homeland Security -Required Text - Terrorism & Homeland Security 8th edition.  Author:  White.  Publisher:  Wadsworth.  ISBN: 

EM 540 - Hazard Mitigation - No Text Required

EM 545 - Emergency Preparedness - Required Text 1 of 2 - Emergency Planning - 7th edition.  Author:  Perry.  Pulisher:  Wiley.  Publication Date:  9/12/2006.  ISBN:  9780471920779.  Required Text 2 of 2 - Publication Manual of the APA (PB).  Author:  Am. Psych. Assn.  Publisher:  MBS APA.  Publication Date:  7/20/2009.  ISBN:  9781433805615

EM 555 - Disaster Response - Required Text - Disaster Response & Recovery - 1st edition (2007).  Author:  McEntire.  Publisher:  Wiley.  ISBN:  10:0-471-78974-7 or 13:978-0-471-78974-7.

EM 575 - Health & Medical Aspects of EM - Required Text - Disaster Medicine:  Comprehensive Principles and Practices - 1st edition (2012).  Editors:  Koenig & Schultz.  Publisher:  Cambridge University Press.  ISBN:  9780521873673

EM 590 - Capstone in EM - Required Text:  Emergency Management:  Principles & Practices for Local Government.  Authors:  Waugh & Tierney.  Publisher:  ICMA.  Publication Date:  12/30/2007.  ISBN:  9780873267199

EM 595 - EM Directed Study - No Text Required

EM 596 - EM Internship - No Text Required

EM 802 - Integrative Seminar Yr.1 - Required Text - Thinking in Systerm (2008). Author:  Meadows.  Publisher:  Chelsea Green Publishing.  ISBN:  9781603580557.

EM 804 - Integrative Seminar Yr. 2 - No Text Required.

EM 806 - Integrative Seminar Yr. 3 - Required Text - Surviving Your Dissertation - 4th edition.  Author:  Rudestam.  Publisher:  Sage. 

EM 812 - Disaster Management Principles and Practice - Required Text 1 of 3 - On Risk & Disaster:  Lessons from Hurricane Katrina - 1st edition (2006).  Authors:  Daniels, Kettl and Kunreuther.  Publisher:  Univ of Penn Press.  ISBN:  9780812219593.  Required Text 2 of 3 - Emergency Management:  Ther American Experience 1900-2010 - 2nd edition (2012).  Author:  Rubin.  Publisher:  CRC Press.  ISBN:  9781466517530.  Required Text 3 of 3 - Human Side of Disaster - 2nd edition (2013).  Author:  Drabek.  Publisher - CRC Press.  ISBN:  9781466506855.

EM 814 - Interdisciplinary Disaster Theory and Research - Required Text 1 of 2 - Disciplines, Disasters and Emergerncy Management:  The Convergence of Concepts, Issues and Trends from the Research Literature.  Author:  McEntire (2006).  Free download at http://training.fema.gov/emiweb/edu/ddemtextbook.asp .  Required Text 2 of 2 - Facing Hazards and Disasters Understanding Human Dimensions.  Free download at http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11671 .

EM 823 - Institutional Context and EM Policy - 

EM 832 - Hazards Risk Management = Required Text 1 of 3 - Designing Resilience:   Preparing for Extreme Events.  Edited by:  Comfort, Boin & Demchak.  Univ of Pitt Press, 2010.  ISBN:  978-0-8229-6061-4.  Required Text 2 of 3 - Disaster Resilience:  An Integrated Approach (2006).  Author:  Paton.  Publisher:  Johnston.  ISBN:  978-0-398-07664-1.  Required Text 3 of 3 - The Resilient City:  How Modern Cities Recover from Disaster. (2005)  Editors:  Vale and Campanella.  Publisher:  Oxford Univ Press.  ISBN:  0-19-517583-2.

EM 843 - EM Program Management - Required Text - Emergency Management - 6th edition.  Author:  Canton.  Publisher:  Wiley.  ISBN:  9780471734871.

EM 855 - Advanced Data Analysis - Required Text - The R Book - 2nd edition.  Author:  Crawley.  Publisher:  Wiley.  ISBN:  0470973927.

EM 862 - Cost-Benefit Analysis - Required Text - Cost-Benefit Analysis:  Concepts & Practice - 4th edition (2011).  Authors:  Boardman, Greenbert, Vining and Weimer.  Publisher - Prentice-Hall.  ISBN:  978-0-13-700269-6. 

EM 877 - Crisis Leadership & Management - Required Text - The New Psycology of Leadership - Identity, Influence and Power.  Authors:  Haslam, Reicher and Platow.  Publisher:  Psychology Press.  ISBN:  978-1-84169-610-2.


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