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Course Details

Course Code: HLSS508 Course ID: 4883 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course offers an examination of the challenges associated with balancing civil liberties and securing the homeland. Students will examine critical infrastructure protection, the use of technology, and the need to carry out intelligence gathering in secrecy around the context of civil liberties and civil rights. Recommendations to improve existing homeland security programs and their overall effectiveness to meet emergent future challenges while balancing civil liberties will be discussed.

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: Differentiate between civil rights and civil liberties.

CO-2: Assess the challenges of balancing civil liberties and security.

CO-3: Evaluate the impact of security laws, programs, and activities on civil liberties within the United States.

CO-4: Analyze safeguards in place to protect civil rights and civil liberties.

CO-5: Critique the homeland security enterprise’s capability to meet emergent future challenges while balancing civil liberties.

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

CO-1: Differentiate between civil rights and civil liberties.

CO-2: Assess the challenges of balancing civil liberties and security.

CO-3: Evaluate the impact of security laws, programs, and activities on civil liberties within the United States.

CO-4: Analyze safeguards in place to protect civil rights and civil liberties.

CO-5: Critique the homeland security enterprise’s capability to meet emergent future challenges while balancing civil liberties.

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.