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    Jun 18, 2018  
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Criminal Justice Homeland Security Certificate (C55180B)


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The Homeland Security Certificate program provides an in-depth study of homeland security. Topics include terrorism, threat assessment, intelligence analysis and security management, and critical incident management.This program prepares the student with knowledge about homeland security, a division of the Federal Government since 9/11. This program is an excellent primer for those interested in pursuing a career in homeland security.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify and discuss the methods used in terrorists' activities and complete a threat assessment for terrorists' incidents.
  2. Identify managerial techniques legal issues, and response procedures to critical incidents.
  3. Demonstrate theoretical and applied models to understand and manage disasters, terrorism, and school/work place violence.
  4. Perform extensive security audits for private corporations and for local and state government, identifying weaknesses in their overall security programs.
  5. Identify intelligence policies, evaluate source information, implement intelligence techniques and analysis, identify threats, and apply ethical behaviors.

The courses taken in this certificate may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology. See the associate degree listings for specific requirements.

 

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