CRIM 230: Introduction to Homeland Security

CRIM 230-DL3: Introduction Homeland Security
(Fall 2021)

07:20 PM to 08:35 PM R


Section Information for Fall 2021

Note: This course is presented in a hybrid format in which each week students will complete asynchronous activities followed by a synchronous class period to further explore the course content.

Course Goals:

  • Understand the historical framework for homeland security in the United States and how the events of September 11, 2001, the responses to Hurricane Katrina and Super-Storm Sandy changed that framework.
  • Understand and be able to articulate the difference between the Department of Homeland Security and the broader Homeland Security Enterprise.
  • Understand the overarching homeland security missions that make up the strategic plan for the Department of Homeland Security and how various levels of government (local, state, tribal, federal) and private sector and non-governmental partners contribute to those missions.
  • Understand and be able to articulate the principles of the National Planning, Preparedness, Response, Recovery, and Mitigation Frameworks and the National Incident Management System.

CRIM 230 DL3 is a synchronous distance education section. Students need to be online during the scheduled day and times.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Introduces fundamental concepts of homeland security. Examines governmental actions designed to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from man-made and natural disasters. Focuses on efforts to align preparedness, incident management, and emergency response plans from various agencies (federal, state, local, tribal, private sector, and non-governmental). Notes: CRIM majors who are concentrating in homeland security and justice are strongly encouraged to take this course before or during the first semester of taking upper-level courses in the concentration. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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