Learn About the Admissions Process

Learn how to apply for admission to the UofM.

Schedule a Visit

Tours offered weekdays at 9:30 am & 1:30 pm.

True Blue Tiger

We want YOU to be a Tiger.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Apply for assistance and academic scholarships.

Undergraduate Applications

Spring Deadline: Dec 15

Get an early start on your application.

Graduate Applications

Step Up: Start a Masters or PhD today.

Law Applications

Fall 2016 Deadline: Mar 16

Experience Memphis Law.

International Applications

Spring Deadline: Dec 15

Receive a world-class education.

"To work with a non-profit organization that will allow me to utilize my servant leadership skills and caring ability to further enhance the socioeconomic needs of both domestic and foreign citizens."

Photo of Jade L. Anderson


Register for classes or edit your schedule.

Student Services

Experience college life beyond the classroom.

Student Organizations

Get engaged. Get involved. Experience more.

Majors and Minors

Find your calling with over 50 degree programs.

Course Schedule

View class offerings for the current and upcoming terms.

Academic Calendars

Mark your calendar for start days, breaks and final exams.

Academic Support Services

Improve your academic success.

Lambuth Campus

Advancing the University's mission in West Tennessee.

"Continue to positively impact American education so every student recieves optimal teaching and learning, every day."

Photo of Laura Jane Link

eNews and Signup

Stay up-to-date with the UofM.

Parent and Family Events

Join us for events held just for you!


Have a question? We have answers!

Connect With Us

We are here to help you help your student.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

We can help your student attend the UofM.

Student Services

Resources to help your student succeed.

Campus Card

Add money to your student's card for books and food.

Give to UofM

Your gift to the Parent Fund makes the UofM a better place.

"Being the first one in my family to attend college."

Photo of Lucas Keenan Hefner

Join Now

Be True Blue and join the Alumni Association.

Update Your Information

Receive University updates and the Memphis magazine.

Clubs and Chapters

Get involved and stay connected to the UofM.

Make a Gift

Your contribution can make a difference.

Lambuth Chapter

Lambuth Graduates: Reconnect with fellow alumni.

Upcoming Events

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events.

Photo Gallery

View annual collections of the Alumni Association Photo Gallery.


Stay up-to-date with Memphis Matters.

"Most proud of my accomplishment of graduating with a degree in accounting in three years with Summa Cum Laude and Honors."

Photo of Rachel Prince

Veterans Resource Center

Supporting the transition from military life to civilian life.

Veterans Benefits and Certifications

Learn about Veterans Educational Benefits and Certifications.

Get Credits Toward your Degree

Receive college credit for military experience, skills, and training.

Online Degree Programs

Top provider of more than 50 online degree programs.

Emergency Management Minor

Interdisciplinary Studies Office

The interdisciplinary Emergency Management Minor is designed for students with a diversity of backgrounds and interest in applying that background to emergency management, community resilience to disaster, environmental hazards mitigation, emergency management response, and business continuity/disaster recovery, and will address the following critical knowledge:

  • the physical and social dimensions of disasters through combining knowledge from various physical, social, and applied disciplines;
  • the intersection of public policy to disaster risk, response, and mitigation;
  • the intersection of the private, nonprofit, and governmental sectors and how this effects emergency preparedness, mitigation, and recovery;
  • sustainable development, planning for and response to extreme events and change in our physical and human landscapes; and
  • communication dynamics and persuasive communication.

A. The Minor

18 semester hours, 9 hours from the core and 9 hours from the list of approved electives.

B. Core (9 hours)

1. EMGT 3100 (ESCI 3100/PADM 3100) - Seminar on Emergency Management (3)

2. Select one from:

  • ESCI 4251 Environmental Hazards (3) 
  • ESCI 3131 Severe Weather (3)
  • CJUS 4190 Terrorism: Social and Legal Perspectives (3)

3. Capstone Experience: pre-approved internship experience related specifically to emergency management policy, procedures, planning, etc. Alternatively, the student could complete a research seminar/project on a relevant and pre-approved emergency management topic. Select one from:

  • EMGT 4000 Internship (3) 
  • ESCI 4621 Investigations in Geography (3)
  • CJUS 4100 Ind. Dir Studies (3)

C. Electives (9 hours)

Three courses (9 hours), none of which have been used to fulfill the core requirements, from among the following groups with no more than two courses (6 hours) from the same group:

1. Physical Management:

  • ESCI 4251Environmental Hazards
  • ESCI 3131 Sever Weather
  • ESCI 4551 Urban Planning Studio
  • ARCH 4551 Site and Environmental Planning

2. Human (Social/Cultural/Legal/Political):

  • CJUS 4190 Terrorism: Social and Legal Perspectives
  • ANTH 4510 Health, Culture, Environmental Justice
  • PADM 3601 Introduction to Public Administration
  • PADM 4221 Issues in Urban Administration
  • SOCI 3701 Individual and Society
  • SOCI 3401 Social Inequality
  • ANTH 4220 Cultural Perspectives/Environment
  • COMM 3322 Theories of Persuasion

With approval from the Emergency Management advisor, special topics courses related to emergency management topics may be substituted to fulfill requirements for the minor.