Keiser University’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Homeland Security focuses on management-level skills needed in the critical field of Homeland Security. The program provides an understanding of essential management skills and addresses unique proficiencies needed to understand Homeland Security at the Local, State, and Federal levels. Topics include cross cultural management, emergency management planning and critical infrastructure protection.
The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its objectives:
- Students develop on understanding of generally accepted management principles for use in forming emergency plans for multiple agencies.
- Students are able to apply generally accepted management principles for use in forming emergency plans for multiple agencies.
- Students are able to prepare for, recognize, investigate, and respond to terrorism.
- Students develop an understanding of issues currently threatening our society and how to respond to such threats.
Prerequisites for Major Courses
To receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in Homeland Security, students must earn 120.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:
|Homeland Security Major Courses – Lower Level (24.0 credit hours)|
|Introduction to Criminal Justice||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Homeland Security||3.0 credit hours|
|Constitutional Law For the H.S. Professional||3.0 credit hours|
|Bio Terrorism: Hazardous Material & Weapons of Mass Destruction||3.0 credit hours|
|Domestic & International Terrorism||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Cyber-Terrorism||3.0 credit hours|
|Emergency Planning & Security Measures I||3.0 credit hours|
|Organizing the War on Terrorism||3.0 credit hours|
Note: All lower division major and general education courses must be successfully completed before upper division courses are undertaken.
|Upper Division Homeland Security Courses ( 42.0 credit hours )|
|Preparation and Response for Terrorism||3.0 credit hours|
|Recognition and Investigation of Terrorism||3.0 credit hours|
|Issues in Disaster Response||3.0 credit hours|
|Emergency Planning and Security Measures II||3.0 credit hours|
|Homeland Security Policy and Law||3.0 credit hours|
|Tactical Communications||3.0 credit hours|
|Catastrophic Event Response Planning||3.0 credit hours|
|Critical Infrastructure Protection||3.0 credit hours|
|Homeland Security Threat Strategy||3.0 credit hours|
|Current Topics in Public Safety / Capstone||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior||3.0 credit hours|
|Cross-Cultural Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Criminal Justice Managment||3.0 credit hours|
|Terrorism||3.0 credit hours|
|Upper Division General Education Courses ( 18.0 credit hours )|
|Computers In Criminal Justice||3.0 credit hours|
|Critical Thinking||3.0 credit hours|
|Sociology of the Urban Community||3.0 credit hours|
|Professional Writing||3.0 credit hours|
|Intermediate Statistics||3.0 credit hours|
|Workforce Diversity||3.0 credit hours|