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Homeland Security CJHS.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 34 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Criminal Justice Science
Effective as of Fall 2018

What is the program about?

This certificate will provide students with a broad overview and understanding of issues, practices, policies, and programs in homeland security. Students will have the opportunity to learn about intelligence gathering, threat assessment, risk analysis, critical incident management and first responder applications at a local, state, and national level.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a proficient use of technology and information literacy fundamentals, and apply comprehensive knowledge specific to the Criminal Justice profession and the processes involved in responding appropriately to assorted scenarios, writings, projects, and assessments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of pertinent local, state, and national homeland security applications including intelligence gathering, threat assessment, risk analysis, and first responder applications.
  • Demonstrate a sense of values, citizenship and community and work effectively independently and collaboratively with diverse populations in adverse conditions. Develop team building skills through criminal justice professionalism.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include but are not limited to private security agencies, retail and banking agencies, Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), state emergency management agencies, first responder agencies and other state and federal agencies.


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Course Title Credits
AVT 1101 Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems 2
AVT 1108 UAS First Responder Applications 1
CJS 1101 Introduction to Criminal Justice Science 3
CJS 1103 Constitutional Law & Evidentiary Procedures 3
CJS 1155 Homeland Security Issues & Administration 3
CJS 2130 Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism 3
CJS 2205 Introduction to Criminal Investigation & Forensic Science 3
(COM 2206 OR COM 2211)COM 2211) 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
GEO 1107 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 4
SOC 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
(CJS 2295 OR CJS 2270) 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.