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Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security
The Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security degree program offers students a comprehensive education in the basics of terrorism, counterterrorism, hazard management, intelligence, and other components of national security. Graduates are prepared to:
Examine the historical and evolving concept of homeland security within the broader political and national security system of the contemporary nation-state
Recognize the detailed mitigation, planning, response, and recovery phases to and from a national security incident
Differentiate among the various national security threats including those that are manmade, technological, and natural
Discuss the strategic, operational, and tactical threats presented by chemical, nuclear, and biological agents including agent characteristics and delivery systems
Distinguish among and assess the various homeland security approaches, techniques, and processes such as analytics, indications, warnings, and forecasting
Explain the key administrative and command and control elements of the evolving homeland security relationships among the intelligence community Department of Homeland Security; interagency processes and institutions; federal, state, and local intergovernmental relations; and a comprehensive U.S. homeland security strategy
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits). Official transcripts.
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