Through a systematic variety of courses in Homeland and
Corporate Security, Computer Science, Computer Security Systems and
Criminal Justice, students will develop a solution-oriented
understanding of the multifaceted issues confronting protection
professionals in the homeland/corporate security field.
Specifically, students will be able to meet
the following objectives:
- Possess a comprehensive, nuanced understanding of the varied
kinds of terrorist and criminal threats facing the nation’s
financial, governmental and physical infrastructure.
- Acquire a professional’s knowledge of criminal justice and law
enforcement issues and principles.
- Build an understanding of the many threats to complex computer
systems and the principles of computer safety.
- Gain a solid foundation in the theory and practice of
organizational and emergency management.
- Develop an understanding of and skills in investigation and
intelligence gathering and analysis.
- Acquire familiarity with the growing partnership between the
Department of Homeland Security and the organizational security
functions of private business.
- Understand issues and practices concerning facility protection
and industrial espionage.