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CRIM-130 - Introduction to Homeland Security
Introduction to Homeland Security presents a framework for understanding the role that both private and public homeland security personnel play in today's society. This course examines terrorism from a historical and global perspective and discusses specific strategies, operations, and tactics that can be used to prevent and protect against future threats. Prerequisite: eligibility for ENGL-101. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours.
Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Criminal Justice
Subject:
Criminal Justice*
Prerequisites:
Please see course description for all prerequisites.
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
At the conclusion of this course the student will: 1. Define Homeland Security. (GE1, GE4, PG1, PG3) a. Preventing a terrorist attack within the United States and or its territories b. Mitigating the terrorist threat c. Minimizing the damage and speeding the recovery from attacks and or natural disasters 2. Define and discuss terrorism from a historical and global perspective. (GE2, GE4, GE6, PG1) a. The Transnational Dimensions of Terrorism b. America in a Globalize World c. History of Transnational Terrorism against US d. Domestic terrorism 3. Discuss the mindset and methodologies of the terrorist.(GE2, GE5, GE6, GE7 PG1, PG3) a. New Terrorist Strategies b. Global Reach c. Large Scale Destruction and death d. Not under strictures of State Sponsorship e. Savvy in 21st Century technologies 4. Discuss the various roles played by both private and public homeland security personnel. (GE4, GE7, PG1, PG 3) a. Homeland Security Roles, Responsibilities, and Jurisdictions b. Improve intergovernmental law enforcement coordination 5. Define and discuss specific strategies, operations, and tactics that can be used to prevent and protect against future threats. (GE3, GE4, GE5, GE6, PG1, GE4) a. National Strategy for Combating Terrorism b. Shifted the priority from arrest and prosecution to preventing attacks and capturing terrorists. 6. Complete written oral assignments requiring the application and explanation of course topics. (GE1, GE2, GE4, PG1, PG3)
CRIM-130
Introduction to Homeland Security
Course: CRIM-130 - Introduction to Homeland Security

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