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Homeland Security CJHS.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 21 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Criminal Justice Science
Effective as of Fall 2016

What is the program about?

This Short-Term Certificate will provide students with an overview of homeland security practices, policies and programs in homeland security.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrates a sense of values, citizenship and community toward oneself and others, and works effectively, independently, and collaboratively with diverse populations in adverse conditions.
  • Demonstrates a proficient use of technology and information literacy fundamentals, and applies comprehensive knowledge specific to the Criminal Justice profession and the processes involved in responding appropriately to assorted scenarios, writings, projects and assessments.
  • Exemplify high standards of Criminal Justice Science professionalism, leadership, citizenship, ethical responsibility, employment qualifications, fitness standards, stewardship of resources and time management.
  • Utilizes creative and critical thinking skills by addressing Criminal Justice Science issues/problems by using acceptable problem-solving strategies and techniques, research, analyzing, synthesizing, evaluation/assessment and adaptation.
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills; communicates effectively with all constituents of the Criminal Justice system who are involved in the criminal justice process, and incorporates the standard communications models (sending, receiving, analyzing and responding)
  • Demonstrates the ability to transfer pedagogical classroom experiences into the world of work, and the continuance of life-long learning practices.

Career Opportunities

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


Course Title Credits
AVT 1101 Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems 2
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
GEO 1107 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 4
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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.