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HLSS603 - Resilience and Homeland Security

Course Details

Course Code: HLSS603 Course ID: 4932 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

With an ever-changing threat vector, the need for a more resilient nation has never been more important. This course will explore different aspects of resilience and its connection to national homeland security. The course further explores resilience and its relationship to critical infrastructure nodes to methods of analysis and risk impact.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
02/24/20 - 07/31/20 08/03/20 - 09/27/20 Summer 2020 Session I 8 Week session
03/30/20 - 09/04/20 09/07/20 - 11/01/20 Summer 2020 Session D 8 Week session
04/27/20 - 10/02/20 10/05/20 - 11/29/20 Fall 2020 Session B 8 Week session
05/25/20 - 10/30/20 11/02/20 - 12/27/20 Fall 2020 Session I 8 Week session
06/29/20 - 12/04/20 12/07/20 - 01/31/21 Fall 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

CO-1: Analyze the key elements of resilience in the context of homeland security.

CO-2: Evaluate how resilience has been put into practice within the transportation sector.

CO-3: Assess the natural/man-made threats to homeland security resilience.

CO-4: Evaluate supply chain resilience as a component of national homeland security.

CO-5: Critique energy and water facility resilience as an element of homeland security.

CO-6: Appraise the state of coastal resilience as an element of homeland security.

Discussion Forums – 20 percent

Midterm Assignment – 25 percent

Progress Assignment – 25 percent

Final Assignment – 30 percent

NameGrade %
Discussion Forum 20.00 %
Week 1 Forum 2.50 %
Week 2 Forum 2.50 %
Week 3 Forum 2.50 %
Week 4 Forum 2.50 %
Week 5 Forum 2.50 %
Week 6 Forum 2.50 %
Week 7 Forum 2.50 %
Week 8 Forum 2.50 %
Midterm Assignment 25.00 %
Midterm Assignment 25.00 %
Progress Assignment 25.00 %
Progress Assignment 25.00 %
Final Assignment 30.00 %
Final Assignment 30.00 %

Readnigs located in the Weekly Lessons 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.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.