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Course Details

Course Code: HLSS502 Course ID: 4483 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course offers a comprehensive overview of key elements of the United States’ homeland security program. This overview will have students examining, discussing and analyzing homeland security operational and policy concerns which have continued to evolve in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

CO-1: Analyze the organizational roles, responsibilities, and strategies of homeland security and homeland defense.

CO-2: Evaluate intelligence support to homeland security policy makers and practitioners.

CO-3: Assess risk management processes for supporting resource relocation.

CO-4: Describe protection of key assets and critical infrastructure.

CO-5: Critique the homeland security system’s capability to meet future challenges.

The course grade is based on the following assessments:

Discussions – 20 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. Discussion posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Journal Article Review – 25 percent

Webography – 25 percent

Final Essays – 30 percent

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

CO-1: Analyze the organizational roles, responsibilities, and strategies of homeland security and homeland defense.

CO-2: Evaluate intelligence support to homeland security policy makers and practitioners.

CO-3: Assess risk management processes for supporting resource relocation.

CO-4: Describe protection of key assets and critical infrastructure.

CO-5: Critique the homeland security system’s capability to meet future challenges.

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.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.