Bachelor of Arts in Security and Strategic Studies – Disaster Management

General

Program Description

About

The specialization of the BA in Security and Strategic Studies, in Disaster Management, envisions a wide variety of expected or unexpected events that request security effectiveness and strategic planning ahead of a possible crisis. It also requires contingency planning in case of an unexpected disaster that ranges from natural to man-made. Specialty courses, encompass an analysis of the causes, how a crisis occurs and the short and long-term consequences on how a crisis can be avoided or averted.

Core Courses

19 COURSES | 60 CREDIT HOURS

  • Theoretical Basis of Security & Strategic Studies...(3)
  • Basic of Social Science Research ...(3)
  • Introduction to International Relations ...(3)
  • Introduction to Strategic Thought ...(3)
  • International Law ...(3)
  • Security and Environmental Politics ...(3)
  • Geopolitics in International Relations ...(3)
  • Comparative Politics ....(3)
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction ...(3)
  • National Security and Arms Race ...(3)
  • Communication and Diplomacy ...(3)
  • Media Strategies and Implementation ...(3)
  • Special Topics in Security and Strategic Studies ...(3)
  • International Conflict Management ...(3)
  • Terrorism ...(3)
  • Defense Policies of Major Powers ...(3)
  • The Emerging World Powers ...(3)
  • Internship ...(3)
  • Introduction to Political Science ...(3)

Specialization Courses

5 COURSES | 15 CREDIT HOURS

  • Disaster Management ...(3)
  • Catastrophes Sciences ...(3)
  • Economics of Natural Disasters ...(3)
  • Incident Response and Disaster Recovery ...(3)
  • Capstone Graduation Project ...(3)

Program Structure

General Education 11 - Courses 33 - Credit Hours
Core Courses 19 - Courses 57 - Credit Hours
Specialization Courses 5 - Courses 15 - Credit Hours
Free Elective Courses 5 - Courses 15 - Credit Hours
Total 40 - Courses 120 - Credit Hours

Admission Requirements

1. Attested high school (grade 12) certificate or its equivalent with a minimum average of 60% | for scientific, literary streams, general, advanced and ADEC. Other streams will require a minimum score average of 70% Equivalency letter will be required for certificate earned outside UAE

2. English proficiency PBT 500 | iBT 61 | IELTS Academic. 5.0 | PEARSON 44 | IESOL B1/B2 | CAMBRIDGE 154 | EmSAT English 1100 If an above score has not been achieved yet, the student will be accepted conditionally and enroll in the intensive English classes

3. Letter Of Interest & Interview

Accreditation

The American University in the Emirates is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education

Last updated August 2019

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