The 18-credit course work can inform you about such career aspects of homeland and security defense as emergency management, security administration, border security, and critical infrastructure protection.
Course List - Undergraduate Minor in Homeland Security
Core Courses (9 credits)
Introduction to Homeland Security and Defense
An introduction to homeland security and defense, with a focus on policy, legal issues, organization, and administration.
Introduction to Crisis and Emergency Management
An introduction to emergency management in mitigating, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from hazards.
Seminar in National Security Policy
Course will examine the inter-relationship of foreign, military, and economic policy.
Electives (choose 9 credits)
Interdisciplinary analysis of security and loss prevention; its administration, role in crime control and prevention, and relationship to criminal justice.
This course provides knowledge about government organizations charged with American border security and guiding laws and policies.
The Politics of Terrorism
Analysis of political terrorism as a violent alternative for peaceful change and traditional warfare in the nuclear age.
Critical Infrastructure Protection
This course provides knowledge about protection of critical infrastructure as an aspect of homeland security.
Homeland Security Intelligence
The Homeland Security Intelligence course provides a depth of knowledge of key intelligence issues for homeland security professionals.