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Spring 2018 Undergraduate Textbooks

EM 301 - Intro to Disaster Management - Required Text:  Foundations of EM (2014) 1st edition.  Authors:  McElreath, Doss, Jensen, Wigginton, Nations & Van Slyke.  ISBN:  9781465234889

EM 305 - Intro to Homeland Security - Required Text - Introduction to Homeland Security:  Policy, Organization & Administration (2014).  Authors:  Oliver, Marion & Hill.  Publisher:  Jones & Bartlett Learning.  ISBN:  9781284045833

EM 309 - Emergency Response to WMD Event - Required Text:  Weapons of Mass Destruction (2013); 2nd edition.  Authors:  Forest & Howard.  Publisher:  McGraw-Hill.  ISBN:  13-978-0078026225/10:0078026229

EM 321 - Disaster Mitigation Preparedness- Required Text - Hazard Mitigation in EM (2015).  Authors:  Islam & Ryan.  Publisher:  Elsevier Science.  ISBN:  9780124201347

EM 371 - Public Admin & Policy in EM - Required Text 1 of 2:  Emergency management:  The American Experience 1900-2010, 2nd edition (2014).  Editor:  Rubin.  Publisher CRC Press/Taylor & Francis.  ISBN: 13: 978-1466517530/10:  1466517530.  Required Text 2 of 2:  Disaster Policy & Politics:  Emergency Management & Homeland Security, 2nd edition (2015).  Author:  Sylves.  Publisher:  Sagee/CQ Press.  ISBN:  9781483307817

EM 421 - Medical Aspects of Disasters - Required Text: Disaster Medicine/2nd edition (2016).  Author:  Koenig.  Publisher:  Cambridge Univ Press.  ISBN:  9781107040755

EM 450 - Management Systems in Disasters - Required Text:  Emergency Incident Management Systems and Materials (2006).  Author: Molino.  Publisher:  Wiley & Sons.  ISBN:  13-9780471455646.  Recommended Text:  Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2010) 6th edition AND Mastering APA Style Student Guide and Workbook, 6th edition (2009).  ISBN:  978-1-4338-0557-8.

EM 461/CS 461 - Critical Infrastructure - Required Text:  Understanding, Assessing and Responding to Terrorism:  Protecting Critical infrastructure and Personnel (2007).  Author:  Bennet.  ISBN:  978047177152-4

EM 471 - EM Capstone - Required Text - Introduction to EM (2017) 6th edition.  Authors:  Haddow.  Publisher: Elsevier.  ISBN:  9780128030646

EM 481 - Research in Disasters - Required Text 1 of 2:  Methods of Disaster Research - 1st edition.  Editor:  Stallings.  Publisher:  Xlibris Corp.  ISBN:  1401079709.  Required Text 2 of 2:  Practical Research Planning and Design - 11th edition.  Authors:  Leedy and Ormrod.  Publisher:  Pearson.  ISBN:  978-0133741322.

EM 496 - EM Directed Study - Contact Instructor

EM 497 - EM Internship - No Text Required

PST 115 - Emergency Medical Dispatching- Required Text:  APCO's EMD latest edition.  Must be ordered online from APCO International at:  https://apconetforum.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?Site=APCOINST&WebCode=BookOrderLanding 

PST 311 - Interpersonal Communications - Required Text:  Looking Out, Look In, 15th Edition (2016).  Author:  Adler, Publisher:  Cengage Learning.  ISBN:  9781305076518

PST 314 - Weapons of Mass Destruction - Required Text - No Text Required


Spring 2018 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 

EM 515 - Legal Aspects or EM - Required Text -  The Law of Emergencies (2017).  Author:  Hunter.  Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann.  ISBN:  9780128043226

EM 525 - Disaster Recovery - Required Text - Disaster Recovery 2nd edition.  Author:  Phillips.  Publisher:  Taylor and Francis. ISBN:  9781466583849   

EM 530 - Research Methods in EM - Required Text - Methods of Disaster Research (2003).  Editor:  Stallings.  Publisher:  Xlibris.  ISBN:  1401079709.  Recommended Text:  An Introduction to Research, Analysis, and Writing (2016).  Author:  Newsome.  Publisher:  Sage.  ISBN:  1483352558

EM 540 - Hazard Mitigation - Hazard Mitigation in EM (2016).  Authors:  Islam & Ryan.  Publisher:  ELSEVIER.  ISBN:  9780124201347

EM 545 - Emergency Preparedness - Required Text - Emergency Planning (2006).  Authors:  Perry & Lindell.  Publisher:  Wiley.  ISBN:  0-471-92077-0

EM 555 - Disaster Response - Required Text - Disaster Response & Recovery:  Strategies & Tactics for Resilience (2015) - 2nd edition.  Author:  McEntire.  Publisher:  Wiley.  ISBN: 13:9781118673027

EM 570 - Biosecurity - Required Text:  Biosecurity and Bioterrorism:  Containing and Preventing Biological Threat - 2nd edition.  Author:  Ryan.  Publisher:  Elsevier.  ISBN:  9780128020296

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 834 - Risk-Based Response & Recovery - Required Text:  Physics for Future Presidents (2008).  Author:  Muller.  Publisher:  WW Norton.

EM 843 - EM Program Management - Required Text 1 of 2:  Emergency Management: Concepts & Strategies for Effective Programs, (2006).  Author:  Canton.  Publisher: Wiley.  ISBN:  9780471734871.  Required Text 2 of 2:  Public Admin:  Concepts & Cases, 9th edition (2010).  Author:  Stillman.  Publisher:  Cengage Learning.  ISBN:  9780618993017 

EM 853 - Research Design - Required Text 1 of 2 - Research Design Explained, 7th edition or newer.  Authors:  Mitchell & Jolley. Publisher:  Wadsworth.  ISBN:  978-0495602217.  Required Text 2 of 2 - The Craft of Research (2008) - 3rd edition.  Authors:  Booth, Colomb and Williams.  Publisher:  The University of Chicago Press.  ISBN:  978-0226065663.  Recommended Text:  Survey (3rd edition or newer).  Authors:  Dillman, Smith & Christian.  Publisher:  Wiley.  ISBN:  978-0471698685

EM 864 - Qualitative Research - Required Text 1 of 2 - Qualitative Research from Start to Finish (2010).  Author:  Yin.  Publisher:  Guilford.  ISBN:  9781606237014.  Required Text 2 of 2 - Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design:  Choosing Among Five Approaches-3rd edition.  Author:  Cresswell.  Publisher:  SAGE.  ISBN:  9781412995306.

EM 866 - Evaluation Research - Required Text:  Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation, 4th edition (2015).  Author:  Newcomer.  Publisher:  Wiley.  ISBN:  9781118893609

EM 879 - Spatial Analysis GIS for EM:  Required Text 1 of 2:  Making Spatial Decisions Using GIS:  A Workbook, 2nd edition (2012).  Authors:  Keranen  Kolvoord.  Publisher:  ESRI Press.  ISBN:  9781589482807.  Required Text 2 of 2:  GIS Tutorial 1:  Basic Workbook with Access, 6th edition (2016).  Author:  Gorr.  Publisher:  Ingram Pub.  ISBN:  9781589484566

EM 882 - Directed Study - Contact Instructor

EM 899 - Dissertation - No Text Require


 

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