This interesting and timely course will introduce students to the vocabulary and important components of Homeland Security. You will learn the importance of the agencies associated with Homeland Security and their interelated duties and relationships. The course will also examine intelligence analysis and its indispensable relationship to the security management of terrorist attacks, man-made disasters and natural disasters. It also explores vulnerabilities of the national defense and private sectors, as well as the threats posed to these institutions by terrorists, man-made disasters, and natural disasters. The course explores topics associated with border security and security for transportation infrastructure, to include: seaports, ships, aircraft, airports, trains, train stations, trucks, highways, bridges, rail lines, pipelines, and buses. Students will be required to discuss the legal, economic, political, and cultural concerns and impacts associated with transportation and border security.
Course Number: LAW-40073
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)