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Homeland Security

Course Description

The various threats to the security of our nation are ever growing, but so are the strategies, tactics, and will of the nation to meet those threats. This course will examine the role of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, as well as the role of local law enforcement, and state fusion centers in protecting the nation. It will review new technologies to enhance national security and cyber-security. Students will investigate future concerns and challenges in national security, as well as Twenty-First Century issues of civil liberties, rights, and privacy. Issues of ethics and professional responsibility, as they relate to the subject matter of the course, will be discussed.(Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in CRJU-101)