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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

CJUS 380 - Introduction to Homeland Security (D)


THIS COURSE IS OFFERED ONLINE ONLY

An introduction to the public and private sector dimension of the broad range theoretical and practical aspects of homeland security and emergency management, including: origins of natural and terrorist-caused disasters; local, state, and federal emergency management planning and operations; health infrastructure capabilities, public communication strategies; business community concerns; ethical, legal, and constitutional questions; as well as the social and psychological dimensions of disasters.  NRF, NIMS, ICS, IC, and UC will be examined.  Further, national and association standards found in agencies and documents such as Presidential Directives, NFPA 1600, IAEM, and IACP will be examined.

Prerequisites:
CJUS 200 and 230

Credits: 3



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