Associate of Science in Homeland Security (AS)
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE MAJOR IN HOMELAND SECURITY
Total Credits Required: 60 Credits
The major is designed to prepare students for careers in homeland security and such law-related employers as federal, state, and local government as well as private sector law enforcement and security organizations. This program readies students for continued academic studies while leading directly into the Bachelors of Science in Diplomacy and Military Studies, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, or the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. This degree is conferred through the College of Professional Studies upon completion of 60 credit hours of required and elective lower-division (1000- and/or 2000-level) courses.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Students who earn the Associate of Science in Homeland Security will:
Apply the perspectives of political science, criminal justice and history to demonstrate mastery of Homeland Security.
Demonstrate understanding of key processes in Homeland Security issues and dilemmas.
Make use of critically reflective tools for interpreting pertinent historical, cultural, philosophical, and political aspects of Homeland Security.