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C J 121 - Introduction to Homeland Security

4 Credits
Course will introduce students to the vocabulary and important components of Homeland Security. Discusses the importance of the agencies associated with Homeland Security and their interrelated duties and relationships. Examines historical events that impact Homeland Security and explores state, national, and international laws impacting Homeland security. Examines the most critical threats confronting Homeland Security.

Fees 

Designed to Serve Those interest in becoming a Transportation Security Officers (TSO) or currently employed TSO’s
Active Date 2013-11-22

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 44 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 44
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
This course will introduce students to the vocabulary and important components of Homeland Security. We will discuss the importance of the agencies associated with Homeland Security and their interrelated duties and relationships. We will examine historical events that impact Homeland Security We will explore state, national, and international laws impacting Homeland security. We will examine the most critical threats confronting Homeland Security.

Student Learning Outcomes
Outline the essential characteristics of national and international acts of terrorism.

Construct a historical time line reflecting significant terrorist threats and events in the United States and globally.

Demonstrate effective and clear verbal communication skills to convey factual information in order to coordinate law enforcement agencies.

Compose a historical time line reflecting methods and outcomes used by national and international law enforcement and military agencies to counter and combat terrorism.

Classify the roles, functions of and interdependency between local, federal and international law enforcement and military agencies to counter and combat terrorism.

Differentiate between ethical and unethical attitudes and actions regarding the execution of Homeland Security practices.

Identify the characteristics, ideologies, motives and behaviors of various extremist and terrorist groups that foster and support terrorist, criminal activities.

Examine and interpret forensic evidence to reconstruct crime and terrorism.

Craft effective strategies to generate useful information for local, national and international law enforcement agencies.

Solve problems as an individual and in a coordinated team setting.



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