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Course Details

Course Code: HLSS305 Course ID: 4525 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

The private sector is responsible for much of what has become known as the “homeland security enterprise.” This course will address this expanding role and address the responsibility of private sector entities in securing the homeland.

Course Schedule

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
02/22/21 - 07/30/21 08/02/21 - 09/26/21 Summer 2021 Session I 8 Week session
03/29/21 - 09/03/21 09/06/21 - 10/31/21 Summer 2021 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1: Describe the role of and challenges facing the private sector in securing the homeland.

CO-2: Explain the governments’ expectation for private sector involvement in maintaining essential services and national resiliency.

CO-3: Examine the relationships of private sector, government and other partners regarding securing critical infrastructure.

CO-4: Analyze government and private sector information sharing strategies.

CO-5: Evaluate the current model of shared responsibility to address future challenges.

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 and respond to 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 weekly Content area of the classroom.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.