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CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDIES

HOMELAND SECURITY

 

Homeland Security is a growing new field within Criminal Justice brought about by the growth of terrorist threats against the United States and abroad.

Hillsborough Community College now offers courses in Homeland Security.

These courses are college credit classes which can also be used toward as Associates in Science Degree or an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice. These courses are transferable and should also qualify as electives for most Associates Degrees.

The College’s Homeland Security Courses are designed to prepare graduates for work in various Homeland Security fields. They are specifically designed for students who are pursuing a career in counter-terrorism, counter-intelligence, national security, or governmental security.

These courses would be appropriate for anyone entering the fields of law enforcement, private security, or public administration as well as political science or risk management.

Enrollment is open to H.C.C. students and non-students alike and requires only a High School Diploma, subject to HCC enrollment policies. 

 

HOMELAND SECURITY
COLLEGE CREDIT CERTIFICATE

 

A student can receive a College Credit Certificate in Homeland Security from Hillsborough Community College upon successful completion of 9 credits in Homeland Security courses.

Students must successfully complete Introduction to Homeland Security and two other Homeland Security (DSC) courses.    The following courses must be taken to receive the College Credit Certificate in Homeland Security:

 

REQUIRED COURSES

DSC1003......Introduction to Homeland Security    

AND STUDENTS MUST SELECT TWO OF THE FOLLOWING CLASSES:

DSC1002......Introduction to Terrorism
DSC2033......Introduction to Terrorist Tactics and Weapons 
DSC2242......Transportation and Border Security
DSC2590......Intelligence Analysis and Security Management      

Please Note: Students must apply to Admissions to obtain their Homeland Security Certificate.

 

HOMELAND SECURITY COURSES OFFERED

DSC1002......Introduction to Terrorism
DSC1003......Introduction to Homeland Security
DSC2033......Introduction to Terrorist Tactics and Weapons 
DSC2242......Transportation and Border Security
DSC2570......Introduction to Cyber-Terrorism

DSC2590......Intelligence Analysis and Security Management
DSC2932......Seminar in Homeland Security and Terrorism
        

 

For the course descriptions for our Homeland Security courses (DSC) please click here: 

Criminal Justice Course Descriptions 

 

  

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

 

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