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  • Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Management

    Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Management

    Students enrolled in the Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Management program will provide students a unique opportunity to study cybercrime, homeland security, terrorism and intelligence that incorporate science and technology in investigative strategies.

    With technology rapidly evolving and threats coming both domestically and abroad, it is no wonder why The Bureau of Labor Statistics named the criminal justice career sector as one of the fastest growing in the United States.  

    This program offers the opportunity to study various aspects of the criminal justice and security industry in addition to learning the ins and outs of the business world. Students will learn principles of security systems, equipment and technologies and cybersecurity as well as emergency response and security plans for major events, including crowd management, perimeter and access control, vendor and contractor management, and consequence and crisis management. From local business to international consulting opportunities, security management is one of the fastest growing fields today.

    Course Sequence

    Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Management

    CORE (43 credits) Credits
    ENG 111
    Composition I
    3
    ENG 112
    Composition II
    3
    SPC 101
    Communication Fundamentals
    3
    MTH 150
    Foundations of Quantitative Reasoning
    3
    BIO 180
    Human Biology
    4
    ART ELECTIVE
    Core Distribution Arts Elective
    3
    HUMANITIES ELECTIVE
    Humanities Elective
    3
    NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATH ELECTIVE
    Natural Sciences and Mathematics Elective
    3
    SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Social Sciences Elective
    3
    ENG 332
    Strategic Writing for Managers
    3
    COM 327
    Applied Professional Communication
    3
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    3
    MAJOR (57 credits) Credits
    BUS 123
    Foundations of Business
    3
    BUS 230
    Principles of Management
    3
    ACCT 103
    Financial Accounting
    3
    ECO 150
    Principles of Economics
    3
    BUS 341
    Statistical Analysis and Decision Making
    3
    CAR 200
    The Internship Preparation Seminar
    1
    CAR 300
    The Internship Experience
    2
    BUS 450
    Senior Seminar
    3
    CRM 110
    Introduction to Criminal Justice
    3
    CRM 205
    Criminology: Theories of Crime
    3
    CRM 218
    Law Enforcement and Society
    3
    SOC 113
    Introduction to Sociology
    3
    PSY 111
    General Psychology
    3
    HLS 126
    Introduction to Security Management
    3
    HLS 305
    Security Systems Planning and Operations
    3
    HLS 310
    Emergency Management Planning
    3
    HLS 320
    Human Disaster Resilience
    3
    HLS 325
    Cyber Security and Intelligence
    3
    HLS 401
    Crisis and Emergency Response Systems
    3
    HLS 495
    Vulnerabilities and Threats
    3
    ELECTIVES (21 credits) Credits
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    TOTAL CREDITS: 121 Credits

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