CRJU 0640 - Homeland Security: Organization and Administration

Credits: 3

This graduate course will introduce students to the various aspects of homeland security. It will examine the evolution of Homeland Security as a concept, a legal framework, a redirection of national policies and priorities and also the actual implementation and creation of the Department of Homeland Security. The course provides an overview of the history of terrorist threats and U.S. responses and an introduction to the fundamental policy legislation and documents, such as national security strategies, homeland security directives, the National Response Plan (NRP), and National Incident Management System (NIMS).

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