2020-2021 Catalog

Homeland Security Management

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Associate in Applied Science in Homeland Security Management

60 Credit Hours

Homeland Security is about protecting people, property and infrastructure while minimizing economic impacts of natural and man-made crises.The Homeland Security associate in applied science prepares students for an education in homeland security through the development of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed for leadership in homeland security including international and domestic terrorism, infrastructure protection, strategic planning for security,  international relations, intelligence operations and evaluation and program management. These disciplines include but are not limited to police, fire, emergency medical, public health and emergency management. These positions can include but are not limited to the following: transportation security officer, mission support specialist, information technology specialist, border patrol agent, program analyst, contract specialist, supervisory transportation officer, security officer screener, program analyst, human resources specialist and lead transportation security officer screener.

General Education Core Requirements

ENG 101 English Composition I 3
IDS 109 First Year Experience Seminar 3
PSC 201 American Government 3
PSC 215 State and Local Government 3

REQ HUM Select from Humanities 3
REQ MAT Select from Mathematics/Natural Sciences 3

Total:   15

Major Requirements

CRJ 120 Constitutional Law 3
CRJ 126 Criminal Justice Research Methods 3
CRJ 222 Ethics in Criminal Justice 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
HSM 101 Introduction to Homeland Security 3
HSM 103 Introduction to Emergency Management 3
HSM 104 Terrorism and Homeland Security 3
HSM 201 Critical Incident Management 3
HSM 202 Transportation and Border Security 3
HSM 203 Intelligence Analysis and Security Management 3
HSM 204 Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction 3
HSM 205 Public Health Emergency Preparedness 3

Total:   36


Select three courses from any additional CRJ, EMT or Fire Service track.

Total:   9

Admission Requirements

Admission into this program requires proof of high school graduation (or GED) and qualifying placement levels.