- Understand the structure of the homeland security enterprise and its mission space, including the constitutional and legal foundations;
- Explain the “all hazards” approach to homeland security and defense;
- Discuss the application of homeland security policies and strategies to select domains in a multi-jurisdictional and multifunctional environment, including security administration; border security; crisis and emergency management; or critical infrastructure protection;
- Develop subject-specific critical thinking skills.
18-credit course work, of which
- 9 credits are in core courses
- 9 credits are in courses from a pre-defined set of electives
Course substitution possible with permission of adviser.
Core Courses (9 credits)
- HLS 201: Introduction to Homeland Security & Defense
- HLS 306: Introduction to Crisis and Emergency Management
- HLS 483: Seminar in National Security Policy
Electives (9 credits)
- CRIMJ 304: Security Administration
- CRIMJ 435: Border Security
- HLS 475: Critical Infrastructure Protection
- HLS 476: Homeland Security Intelligence
- PLSC/CRIMJ 439: The Politics of Terrorism
- PUBPL 475: Critical Infrastructure Protection
- SRA 421: The Intelligence Environment
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