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Case Study

Homeland Security Studies Certificate

CREDENTIAL TITLE

Homeland Security Studies Certificate

Undergraduate
Security/Protective Services

CREDIT/NON-CREDIT # OF CREDITS (IF CREDIT BEARING)

9

INCREMENTAL CREDENTIALING FRAMEWORK APPROACHES

 Learn As You Go
Retro As You Go
Specialize As You Go
Stack As You Go
Transfer As You Go
Partner As You Go

Top Competencies/Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of:

Intelligence and counter-intelligence concepts; legal and constitutional principles pertaining to homeland and national security policy; strategic planning interfaces between national, state, and local governments; conceptual aspects of terrorism and counter-terrorism; and understand basic inter-agency communication needs, methods, and processes
Writing: students will be able to construct and present coherent, objective, and well-reasoned arguments or discussions pertaining to topics on homeland security
Communication: Students will be able to construct, compose, and deliver professional reports, research, and briefings
Critical Thinking: Students will be able to: recognize issues that are pertinent to homeland security; question issue validity; develop logically sounds arguments pertaining to said issues; and evaluate sources of evidence pertaining to the issues (including contrary and supporting evidence)

Credential Components

POLS 270, POLS 271, POLS 272

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