2020-2021 Catalog 
    Dec 07, 2023  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

AJS 252 - Homeland Security

Description: Introduction to Homeland Security and homeland defense policies and strategies, with a focus on immigration and border security.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. History and structure of the U.S Department of Homeland Security and related federal agencies 
  2. Strategic goals of Homeland Security and national defense 
  3. Impacts on state and local security 
  4. Impact on the U.S. criminal justice system 
  5. Constitutional and ethical issues 
  6. Risks to Homeland Security 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Discuss the history and structure of the U.S Homeland Security Department. (1) 
  2. Identify various strategic goals of Homeland Security and national defense. (2) 
  3. Explain how Homeland Security impacts state and local security. (3) 
  4. Discuss impact of Homeland Security on the U.S criminal justice system. (4) 
  5. Analyze the various Constitutional and ethical issues concerning Homeland Security, including enhanced interrogation, airport security and the Patriot Act. (5) 
  6. Analyze various risks to Homeland Security, including terrorism, immigration and border security, and data security. (6)