Course Code: HLSS303 Course ID: 4696 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course examines the homeland security threat landscape. Students will evaluate the risks and threats facing homeland security and discuss the consequences if they were realized.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO-1: Describe the "all hazards" concept as it relates to risk at the national, state and local levels.
CO-2: Demonstrate understanding concerning relationships between consequence, risk and threat.
CO-3: Examine identified strategic challenges driving current and future U.S. homeland security initiatives.
CO-4: Recognize public and private sector responsibility regarding nation's critical infrastructure related to identified strategic challenges.
CO-5: Critique existing homeland security strategies for current and future effectiveness.
Discussions – 25 percent
Each week, a discussion question is provided and posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:59 pm ET (Sunday at 11:59 pm ET for week 1 only) and respond to two (2) or more classmates by Sunday 11:59 pm ET. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.
Midterm Assignment - 25 percent
Progress Assignment - 25 percent
Final Assignment – 25 percent
All required readings are located in the classroom under the weekly Content tab.
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.