Sep 29, 2023
CRJ 780 - Homeland Security (3 units)
Provides a multidisciplinary overview of homeland security. Examines issues of public policy, public administration, law, criminal justice, information technology, psychological, social and behavioral aspects of terrorism and homeland security.
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing at the University of Nevada.
Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the mission and goals of Homeland Security.
2. analyze the development of the Department of Homeland Security and its agencies.
3. demonstrate an understanding of the progression of Executive Orders as they relate to Homeland Security and Counter-Terrorism.
4. articulate the roles and responsibilities of agencies under the Department of Homeland Security.
5. discuss the different crimes and activities associated with transnational crime.
6. distinguish the roles and responsibilities of various intelligence agencies.
7. discuss America’s vulnerabilities to cyber-attacks and cyber counter-intelligence operations.
8. demonstrate an understanding of America’s National Homeland Security framework and role of law enforcement, business and citizens.
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