DSC: Domestic Security

Courses

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DSC 1006. INTRODUCTION TO HOMELAND SECURITY.

330

This course will introduce students to the vocabulary and important components of Homeland Security. Students will learn about the agencies associated with Homeland Security and their inter-related duties and relationships. Students will examine historical events that impact Homeland Security. Students will explore state, national, and international laws impacting Homeland Security and students will examine the most critical threats confronting Homeland Security.

DSC 2242. TRANSPORTATION AND BORDER SECURITY.

330

Prerequisite: DSC1006 or department approval Students will understand issues related to modern border and transportation security. Specific topics will include security for seaports, ships, aircraft, trains, trucks, pipelines, buses, etc. Students will learn about the technology needed to detect terrorists and their weapons, as well as understand the legal, economic, political, and cultural aspects of the problem.

DSC 2590. INTELLIGENCE ANALYSIS AND SECURITY MANAGEMENT.

330

Prerequisite: DSC1006 or department approval This course examines intelligence analysis and its indispensable relationship to the security management of terrorist attacks, man-made disasters and natural disasters. It also explores vulnerabilities of our national defense and private sectors, as well as the threats posed to these institutions by terrorists, man-made disasters, and natural disasters. Students will discuss substantive issues regarding intelligence support of homeland security measures implemented by the United States and explore how the intelligence community operates.