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Certificate in Homeland Security

Front of the White House in Washington, DCThe Certificate in Homeland Security provides both the theoretical context for homeland security and its institutional framework, including current laws and legislative history, organization, definitions, historical background, bureaucracy, role of private sector, and domestic intelligence.

An introduction to Homeland Defense will be provided, along with an overview of specific threats, notably human trafficking, narcotics, gangs, and other illicit activities.

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Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic terms, concepts, history, theories, and geography related to homeland security.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of both the theoretical context for homeland security and its institutional framework, including current laws and legislative history, organization, definitions, historical background, bureaucracy, role of private sector, and domestic intelligence.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to assess arguments, identify logical flaws, and obtain supporting or corrective information.
  4. Students will demonstrate the use of clear, effective and persuasive communications.

Curriculum

This certificate requires a total of 20 credits.

Required Course

Elective Courses

Choose a total of 16 credits

 

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