Homeland Security Dispatch
Undergraduate Minor in
Homeland Security

Courses

The 18 credits of 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.

Prescribed Courses (9 credits)

  • 3
    credits

    An introduction to homeland security and defense, with a focus on policy, legal issues, organization, and administration.

  • 3
    credits

    An introduction to emergency management in mitigating, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from hazards.

  • 3
    credits

    This course will examine the inter-relationship of foreign, military and economic policy.

Supporting Courses and Related Areas (select 9 credits)

  • 3
    credits

    Interdisciplinary analysis of security and loss prevention; its administration, role in crime control and prevention, and relationship to criminal justice.

  • 3
    credits

    This course provides knowledge about government organizations charged with American border security and guiding laws and policies.

  • 3
    credits

    Provides knowledge about protection of critical infrastructure as an aspect of homeland security

  • 3
    credits

    The Homeland Security Intelligence course provides a depth of knowledge of key intelligence issues for homeland security professionals.

  • 3–6
    credits

    Supervised off-campus, non-group instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required. A specific title may be used in each instance and will be entered on the student's transcript.

  • 3
    credits

    Analysis of political terrorism as a violent alternative for peaceful change and traditional warfare in the nuclear age.

  • 3
    credits

    The course examines the users and processes of Intelligence Community, participants of Competitive Intelligence, and comparative intelligence communities.

Course Availability

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