HSEM 1101 Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

This course provides an introduction to the related fields of homeland security and emergency management. This is a survey course that provides a broad overview of these fields including the historical events, policies, and practices that have provided the impetus for the development of homeland security and emergency management as governmental functions and as professions.

HSEM 2125 Intelligence Analysis and Security Management
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites HSEM 1101 with a 'C' or better
Description

This course provides an introduction to intelligence analysis and security management, focused on management of terrorist attacks and other threats to national security. Students will learn about our national defense system, including the private sector, and will explore the vulnerabilities of these systems. Students will learn about the intelligence community and how it operates, and will discuss issues regarding intelligence support of Homeland Security measures.

HSEM 2136 Transport and Border Security
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites HSEM 1101 with a 'C' or better
Description

This course provides an introduction to modern border and transportation security. Students in this course will consider specific issues related to security for seaports, ships, aircraft, trains, trucks, pipelines, buses, and more. This course will focus both on the technology needed to detect terrorists and their weapons and on discussion of the legal, economic, political, and cultural issues related to border security.