Summer 2020 > Humanities & Social Sciences > CRIM.5740 > 031
Course No: CRIM.5740-031; SIS Class Nbr: 1574; SIS Term: 2940
Course Status: Registration Closed
The U.S. has embraced the homeland security monolith without a full understanding of what it encompasses. This course provides a comprehensive overview of homeland security and defense as undertaken in the United States since 9/11. The course critically examines the current body of knowledge with a specific focus on understanding security threats, sources, and reasons for these threats. The roles of the key players at the federal, state and local levels, the policies and procedures enacted since 9/11, and the homeland security system in practice are also examined.
*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.
Related Programs: M.A. in Criminal Justice, Graduate Certificate in Security Studies, M.S. in Security Studies: Critical Infrastructure Protection Concentration, M.A. in Security Studies: Homeland Defense Concentration, M.A. in Security Studies: Industrial & Economic Security Concentration
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