Course No: CRIM.5740-031; SIS Class Nbr: 5157; SIS Term: 3310
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.
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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