Associate in Homeland Security Courses


In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in associate degree programs must complete a minimum of 21 credits in general education courses.

General Education Requirements - 22 credits

ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG/ BUS 212 Grant Writing 3
CAP 1XX Computer Literacy (CAP) 3
MATH 135 Contemporary Mathematics 3
SCI 1XX Science Elective 4
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology 3
PHIL 103 Ethical and Legal Issues OR  
PHIL 105 Ethics, Values, and Cultural Competence in Human Services OR  
HSM 105 Contemporary Ethical Perspectives 3

Programmatic General Education Core Requirements - 6 credits

COM 1XX Communications Elective 3
PSY 2XX Elective 3

Homeland Security Major Core Requirements - 24 credits

Freshman Year

HSM 101 Introduction to Homeland Security 3
HSM/ CJS 106 Investigative Report Writing 3
HSM 102 Introduction to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) 3
HSM 103 Emergency Planning: Response, Preparedness and Testing for Critical Incidents 3

Sophomore Year

HSM 104 Domestic and International Terrorism 3
HSM 220 National Incident Management System (NIMS) 3
HSM/ CJS 235 Principles of Personal and Physical Security 3
HSM 290 Internship 3

Electives - 9 credits

HSM/CJS 1XX Electives 6
HSM/CJS 2XX Elective 3

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