The 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.
This certificate requires five courses, for a total of 20 credits.
- IWP 664 Foundations of Homeland Security
- IWP 612 American Intelligence and Protective Security: An Advanced Seminar
- IWP 669 Counterterrorism and the Democracies
- IWP 610 Counterintelligence in a Democratic Society
- IWP 663 Cyber Statecraft (2 credits)
- IWP 611 Immigration and National Security
- IWP 616 U.S. National Security Strategy and Emerging Threats OR IWP 601 National Security Policy Process