Bachelor's Degree in Public Safety and Security Courses
Public Safety Curriculum
In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in bachelor degree programs must complete a minimum of 46 credits in general education (40 credits in the general education college core and 6 credits in programmatic general education courses).
General Education Core Requirements - 40 credits
|ENG 101||English Composition||3|
|CJS/HSM 106||Investigative Report Writing (WR)||3|
|ENG/BUS 212||Grant Writing||3|
|COM 1XX||Communications Competency (COM)||3|
|CAP 1XX||Computer Literacy Competency (CL)||3|
|MATH 1XX||Math Competency (MATH)||3|
|Science Competency (SCI)||4|
|PSY 112||Introduction to Psychology (SS)||3|
|Social Science Competency (SS)||3|
|Cultural Competency (CU & E/P)||6|
|Global Studies Competency (G/US)||3|
|Global Studies Competency (G/W)||3|
Programmatic General Education Requirements - 9 credits
|IDA 120||Intellectual Discovery Strategies OR General Education Elective||3|
|STAT 167||Principles of Statistics||3|
|Social Science Elective||3|
Public Safety Major Core Requirements - 42 credits
Public Safety Lower Division - Completion of one of the two following concentrations:
Criminal Justice Concentration Requirements - 21 credits
|CJS 101||Introduction to Criminal Justice and the Law||3|
|CJS 112||Criminal Procedures||3|
|CJS 140||Introduction to Corrections||3|
|CJS 210||Criminal Law||3|
|CJS 243||Juvenile Justice in America||3|
Homeland Security Concentration Requirements - 21 credits
|HSM 101||Introduction to Homeland Security||3|
|HSM 102||Introductions to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)||3|
|HSM 104||Domestic and International Terrorism||3|
|HSM 103||Emergency Planning: Response, Preparedness and Testing for Critical Incidents||3|
|HSM 220||National Incident Management System (NIMS)||3|
|CJS/HSM 235||Principals of Personal and Physical Security||3|
Public Safety and Security Upper Division Core Requirements - 18 credits
|PSS 390 / PSY 420||Research Methods||3|
|PSS 360||Risk Reduction through Environmental Design||3|
|PSY 350||Cross-Cultural Psychology||3|
|PSS 350||Multiculturalism in Public Safety and Security||3|
|PSS 450||Public Policy Analysis||3|
|PSS 490||Capstone: Seminar in Public Safety and Security||3|
Directed Elective - 15 credits
General Education Electives - 18 credits
* Directed elective courses may be taken in business, accounting, economics, management and leadership or manufacturing at the appropriate levels.
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