Lamar Institute of Technology

855 E Lavaca, Beaumont, TX 77705

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Lamar Institute of Technology, located in Southeast Texas, is the first college to offer an Associate of Applied Science in Homeland Security. At LIT, students have two options with the Homeland Security degree. Students can choose to focus on a career as a Homeland Security Specialist or a Crime Scene Technician. Lamar Institute of Technology’s Homeland Security Specialist, A.A.S. degree incorporates fire technology, emergency communications and management, law enforcement, computer security and private security. Microcomputer Applications, Contemporary Math, Public Speaking, College Success Skills, Fine Arts Appreciation and Introductory Sociology compose General Education courses. Courses specific to an A.A.S. in Homeland Security include Fundamentals of Criminal Law, Homeland Security Emergency Communications Management, Understanding and Combating Terrorism, Managing a Unified Incident Command, and Weapons of Mass Destruction. With approval from an advisor, students are allowed to substitute up to three courses in the degree program.

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    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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