Curriculum

First Semester

Course Code Course title Credit hours
CMS - 501 Introduction to Crisis Management Study 4 CH-T (64)
CMS - 502 Geological Processes and Natural Hazards 3 CH-T (48)
CMS - 503 Changing Dimensions of Security 3 CH-T (48)
CMS - 504 Disaster Management Theory and Practice 3 CH-T (48)
CMS - 505 Multidisciplinary Research Methods and Design/ Term paper 3 CH-T (48)
CMS - 506 Leadership Development 3 CH-T (48)

Total Credit Hours: 19 / Teaching Hours: 304

Second Semester

Course Code Course title Credit hours
CMS - 511 Critical Thinking: An Intellectually Disciplined Process 2 CH-T (32)
CMS - 512 Geo-Politics: A Forecast For The 21st Century 3 CH-T (48)
CMS - 513 International Law 2 CH-T (32)
CMS - 514 Study of Sociological Hazards: An Interdisciplinary Approach 3 CH-T (48)
CMS - 515 Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches 3 CH-T (48)
CMS - 516 Stress Management and Report Writing 1 CH-T-P&W (16)
CMS - 517 Fieldwork and Term Paper 'Crisis Case Study' 3 CH-T&P-R&W (48)

Total Credit Hours: 17 / Teaching Hours: 272

Third Semester

Course Code Course title Credit hours
CMS - 521 Biological and Ecological Disasters 3 CH-T (48)
CMS - 522 Public Health and Emergency Response 3 CH-T (48)
CMS - 523 Transnational Social Issues 3 CH-T (48)
CMS - 524 Humanitarian Assistance 3 CH-T (48)
CMS - 525 Social Statistics for a Diverse Society 2 CH-T (32)

*Seminar topics are subject to change based on emerging current issues of crisis studies

Total Credit Hours: 14 / Teaching Hours: 224

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course title Credit Hours
CMS - 531 A Successful Dissertation and Thesis: Graduate Research from Proposal to Completion 2 CH-T (32)
CMS - 532 Understanding Terrorism & Managing Consequences**  
CMS - 533 Organizational Crisis Management Study** 5 CH-T (80)
CMS - 534 Global Change and Sustainability**  
CMS - 535 Thesis Writing 6 CH-R&W (96)

**Optional elective subjects

**Optional 2 elective subject should be selected from 3

Total Credit Hours: 11 / Teaching Hours: 176

Grand Total Credit Hours: 63 (Teaching Hours 1008), Total Subjects: 22, Total Seminars: 2, Total Fieldwork: 1 and Thesis: 1

CH: Credit Hours, T: Teaching Hours, P: Practical, R: Report, W: Writing