PUBA 461 :: Social Dimensions of Disaster Response
Spring 2014 @UH West Oahu

CRN: 69111
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: R. Prizzia
808-689-2365 (Ph)
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 01/13/2014 - 05/09/2014
Course Prerequisites: Pre: Completion of 6 lower division credits (PUBA 100, 101, 102 or 203 highly recommended).
Course Description: Overview of empirical vs. theoretical approaches; human behavior in disaster, myths and reality; group disaster behavior; community social systems and disaster; cultures, demographics and disaster behavior distinctions and model building in sociological disaster research.
Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the West Oahu bookstore or ordered online at
Technical Requirements: This is an internet class. No required chats. Access the class through Use your UH username and password to login. Computer requirements for online courses and Laulima tutorials are available at
Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013 14:02:34