Course Number & Name: HLS 101 Introduction to Homeland Security
Credit Hours: 3.0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Course Description: This course is an overview to all of the important components of homeland security. The course will examine the agencies associated with homeland security and their inter-related duties, a description of the state, national, and international laws impacting homeland security, and an examination of historical events that led up to the present day critical threats that America now faces.
<!–Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- outline the essential characteristics of national and international acts of terrorism;
- construct a historical timeline that includes all significant terroristic threats and events in the United States and globally; and
- examine and interpret forensic evidence to reconstruct crime and terrorism events.