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2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Homeland Security (BS)

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A degree in Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security will academically prepare students to meet the demand for career professionals in core competencies of homeland security studies.

This 60 credit major is part of a 120 credit BS degree program. It includes a cultural awareness/foreign language component, internship opportunities, and a capstone project.

Why Choose Homeland Security?

This field has a high demand for professionals educated in the core competency areas offered by this degree. This is a multi-disciplinary program that academically prepares students for a range of careers and professional certifications in the fast-growing field of homeland security.

What Will You Learn?

Students will learn the fundamentals of planning, analysis and response to domestic and internal threats.

Coursework topics include terrorism, risk analysis, physical security, intelligence operations, critical infrastructure protection, law, ethics, and multicultural competence.

In addition, students will learn field-specific emergent concepts/theories, practices, and technologies focused on safeguarding people, key assets and critical infrastructures.

Careers In Homeland Security

Graduates will be prepared to secure professional careers in the areas of intelligence, investigations, law enforcement, general mission support, emergency response, immigration and travel security, among others.

Homeland Security (BS) - Credits: 60

Core Courses/General - Credits: 9

Core Courses/Cultural Awareness Competency - Credits: 9

Students will choose to complete ARAB, CHIN, FREN or SPAN 101, 102 and/or 103.  Proficiency must be met at the 102 and/or 103 level.  In place of the 103 level course, one of the courses listed below can be taken.

-OR- Select 1 more course from the following list

Select to take one additional 3 credit course from this list instead of completing ARAB, CHIN, FREN, SPAN at the 103 level to meet the 9 credits needed in Cultural Awareness Competency block.

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