Criminal Justice Administration

Certificate in Terrorism and Homeland Security

The mission of the Undergraduate Certificate Program in Terrorism and Homeland Security is to provide students with a foundation for effective problem identification and solution management related to evolving terrorist threats and the protection of national interests. Through both theoretical and practical approaches, the certificate provides students with knowledge essential to homeland security issues, strategies, and planning. Certificate courses are chosen and developed to integrate knowledge in diverse fields of security, terrorism, and emergency management. The Certificate provides students with capabilities to develop practical solutions in managing natural and unnatural threats and emergency events, and to equip students to assist organizations in preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation activities associated with both natural and manmade threats.

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Certificate – 12 hours, 2.5 GPA
6 cr. - Core Courses
     3 cr. - CJ 233 Introduction to Security
     3 cr. - CJ 251 Terrorism and Domestic Preparedness
6 cr. - Elective Courses
     3 cr. - GGH 310 Geography of Terrorism
     3 cr. - CJ 353 Emergency Management
     3 cr. - CJ 355 Homeland Security
12 cr. - TOTAL

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