Homeland Security - Certificate

Program Code - CIP Code: FRSC.HMSE.CERT/43.0302
Credits Required: 44
Academic Division: Health Professions

Requirements for admission to the program:                                    

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

The Homeland Security Technical Certificate is structured in a manner that allows for the development of knowledge in terrorism awareness and disaster prevention. It integrates language, science, history, culture and logic into a deconstructive process, which enables the students to deal with the threat of terrorism and disasters in the Unites States. At the completion of these courses, students are able to interact with prevention and response agencies that deal with these catastrophic events.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

Homeland Security Certificate Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102 OR
ENGL 0206
Composition II* OR
Technical Writing*
SPCH 0151 OR
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking OR
Interpersonal Communication
MATH 0104 Intermediate Algebra** 3
HIST 0115 World Civilization I 3
CHEM 0109 OR
CHEM 0101
General Chemistry OR
Introduction to Forensic Science and Lab
LANG Electives 10
CRJS 0101 Introduction to Law Enforcement* 3
FRSC 0115 Fire Investigation* 3
FRSC 0170 Introduction to Homeland Security and Weapons of Mass Destruction* 3
HZMT 0120 Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations* 3
Total hours for Homeland Security Certificate 43
*See course syllabus for prerequisite. **Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution.  Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Total Hours

Total hours for Homeland Security Certificate 43
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