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C J 123 - Transportation and Border Security

4 Credits
Provides an overview of modern border and transportation security challenges, as well as different methods employed to address these challenges.Covers a time period from post 9-11 to the present. Explores topics associated with border security and security for transportation infrastructure, to include: seaports, ships, aircraft, airports, trains, train stations, trucks, highways, bridges, rail lines, pipelines, and buses. Includes an exploration of technological solutions employed to enhance security of borders and transportation systems.Requires discussion of the legal, economic, political, and cultural concerns and impacts associated with transportation and border security. Provides students with a knowledge level understanding of the variety of challenges inherent in transportation and border security.

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Designed to Serve Those wanting to become Transportation Security Officers (TSO’s) or currently employed TSO’s
Active Date 2013-08-27

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
Provides an overview of modern border and transportation security challenges, as well as different methods employed to address these challenges.Covers a time period from post 9-11 to the present. Explores topics associated with border security and security for transportation infrastructure, to include: seaports, ships, aircraft, airports, trains, train stations, trucks, highways, bridges, rail lines, pipelines, and buses. Includes an exploration of technological solutions employed to enhance security of borders and transportation systems.Requires discussion of the legal, economic, political, and cultural concerns and impacts associated with transportation and border security. Provides students with a knowledge level understanding of the variety of challenges inherent in transportation and border security.

Student Learning Outcomes
Outline the primary federal and state/local agencies in the US who are affiliated with Border Security and Transportation Security (including DHS and DOT their resources, and the ethical parameters in which they operate.

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

Explain the modes of transportation and their industries as it may impact security

Identify general vulnerabilities and risks in transportation systems and border security systems.

Demonstrate knowledge of the impact of technology on countering threats to transportation systems and border security.

Discuss differences in dealing with security threats for passenger versus freight/cargo transportation systems including the impact on supply chain logistics.

Classify the roles, functions, and interdependency between local, federal, and international law enforcement and military agencies to foster border security.

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

Demonstrate basic verbal and communication skills, and write clear, concise and accurate reports to provide factual information, accurate data analysis, and logical recommendations.

Discuss the supply chain logistics and modes of transportation



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