Certificate: Homeland Security
CR 350 - Introduction to Criminology
Analyzes social, political, and economic forces that shape the nature, extent and definitions of crime. Includes corporate and government crime; the relationship of racism, sexism and drugs with crime; and imprisonment.
CR 445 - Homeland Security
Introduces and defines Homeland Security and the 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
Explores current and historical sociological, political, and religious climates, which contribute to acts of terrorism. Examines motivation, direction, funding, responses, impacts and consequences.
CR 448 - Homeland Security Legal & Ethical Issues
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 - Vulnerability and Security
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.