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HLS 103 INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS AND SECURITY MANANGEMENT

HLS 103 – Intelligence Analysis and Security Management

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  HLS 103 Intelligence Analysis and Security Management

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in HLS 101 or permission of the instructor

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course focuses on the importance of intelligence analysis and its interrelated relationship to the security management of terrorist attacks and other threats.  Students will explore threats to and vulnerabilities of our national defense and private sectors posed by terrorists, man-made disasters and natural disasters.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. discuss intelligence gathering and analysis pertinent to homeland security and other threats facing government and private sectors;
  2. discuss the meaning and explain the purposes for the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (P.L. 108 – 458);
  3. implement basic intelligence gathering techniques and analysis along with evaluating the reliability of information; and
  4. identify, describe and analyze threats to national and international safety and security.