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Undergraduate Certificate in Homeland Security: Curriculum

Be a leader amongst your peers and protect our nation’s security. Regis University’s Homeland Security Certificate curriculum gives you the training to protect the public from attack. Completion of the Undergraduate Certificate in Homeland Security requires 15 credit hours of course work.

CR 350 Criminology (3 credit hours) This course analyzes social, political, and economic forces that shape the nature, extent, and definitions of crime. It includes corporate and government crime, and the relationship of racism, sexism, and drugs with crime, and imprisonment.

CR 445 Homeland Security (3 credit hours) Defines Homeland Security. Introduces terminology and concepts used by professionals in the field. Identifies First Responders (i.e., FEMA, Secret Service, police departments, etc.) and the challenges and problems associated with each.

CR 446 Perspectives on Terrorism (3 credit hours) Explores current and historical sociological, political and religious climates, which contribute to acts of terrorism. Motivation, direction, funding, responses, impacts and consequences will be examined.

CR 448 Legal and Ethical Issues – Homeland Security and Disaster Response (3 credit hours) Identifies emerging legal and ethical implementation issues associated with actions taken by response organizations and individuals within those organizations. Discusses new and emerging legislation.

CR 449 Security and Vulnerability (3 credit hours) Explores theories and practices behind security and vulnerability assessments. Examines existing security practices and assessment models used in organizations. Identifies emerging security concerns and solutions, including monetary resources, to counter potential threats.

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