Associate in Homeland Security Courses


In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in associate degree programs must complete a minimum of at least 24 credits in general education competencies.

General Education Core Requirements - 24-25 credits

ENG 101 English Composition 3
HSM 106 Investigative Report Writing (WR) 3
COM 1XX Communications Competency (COM) 3
CAP 1XX Computer Literacy Competency (CL) 3
MATH 1XX Math Competency (MATH) 3
  Science Competency (SCI) 3-4
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology (SS) 3
PHIL 103 Ethical & Legal Issues (CU) OR  
PHIL 105 Ethics, Values, and Cultural Competence in Human Services (CU) OR  
HSM 105 Contemporary Ethical Perspectives 3

Non-Major Core Requirements - 3 credits

IDA 120 Intellectual Discovery Strategies OR Open Elective 3

Homeland Security Major Core Requirements - 21 credits

Freshman Year

HSM 101 Introduction to Homeland Security 3
HSM 102 Introduction to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) 3
HSM 104 Domestic and International Terrorism 3

Sophomore Year

HSM 103 Emergency Planning: Response, Preparedness and Testing for Critical Incidents 3
HSM 220 National Incident Management System (NIMS) 3
HSM 235 Principles of Personal and Physical Security 3
HSM 290 Internship 3

Electives - 12 credits

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

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