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Homeland Security & Terrorism (JUS-275)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

March 2021 - Present.

Subject Area:
Criminal Justice and Law

Number of Credits:

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the fundamental homeland security management theories; discuss the basic terminology and definitions related to homeland security understanding of emergency management in the United States; demonstrate an understanding of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the laws that provide DHS with its authority, including the U.S.A. Patriot Act; compare the critical components of safety and security for homeland security and emergency management; demonstrate an understanding of the homeland security advisory system and crisis communications; and explore technology and science efforts in homeland security.

Homeland Security & Terrorism (JUS-275) covers the historical and contemporary issues interrelating terrorism, intelligence, and homeland security. The course represents not only a robust scholarly approach to the study of terrorism but also incorporates the real-world experience of federal agents, police officers, and soldiers tasked with preventing the next terrorist attack on our country. It is designed to help students develop a working knowledge of people, ideas, organizations, and current issues in the field. This course’s approach provides students with a unified and cutting-edge understanding of terrorism, intelligence, and homeland security and their interrelationship.

Credit Recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Homeland Security (5/21).