Justice Studies/Homeland Security - Career Certificate

Curriculum Code: 911

Program Information
This program provides students with introductory information for critical incident planning associated with Homeland Security and prepares them for an array of employment opportunities in Criminal Justice on all levels of government.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate Certificate programs provide specific career skills development as well as the opportunity to test an area of interest, or enhance a degree program. Students who complete a certificate program can continue to obtain a degree.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Discuss the history and philosophy of the components of the criminal justice system and their relationships to Homeland Security. •Recognize the formal and informal political and community structures that affect criminal justice agencies and Homeland Security. •Describe the fundamental concepts and principles of Homeland Security management and administration employed throughout governmental levels of local, state and federal operations.


Employment Opportunities:
Public safety, private security, law enforcement, emergency management, immigration

Program Requirements (24)
Credits
CJ
141
CJ Supervision: Theory-Practice & Leadership
3
CJ
205
Criminal Investigation
3
CJ
206
Introduction to Terrorism
3
CJ
207
Administration of Justice
3
CJ
115
Diversity Issues in Criminal Justice
3
PS
201
American Federal Government
3
PS
203
State & Local Government
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3


Total Credits: (24)