Certificate Type: C.C.
Major Code: HOME-CC
This program focuses on the role of the criminal justice community in Homeland Security related incidents. Students gain an understanding of the history of terrorism and Homeland Security, criminal justice and legal issues surrounding Homeland Security and protocols for the coordination of agencies within the National Incident Management System and National Response Framework. This certificate is upward compatible with the A.S. degree, Criminal Justice Technology.
|CCJ1020||Introduction to Criminal Justice|
This course consists of the history, examination and evaluation of the courts, the police and the correctional organizations of the criminal justice system in the United States today. Contemporary problems and possible solutions are also considered.
|DSC1002||Introduction to Terrorism|
This course is an in-depth historical look at terrorism and its origins, types and history that will provide the student with the knowledge necessary to understand the background of yesterday and the evolution of terrorism today. Religions and nations are covered in the investigation of terrorism, its many different factions and their relationships. Discussions will explore the kinds of efforts being expanded around the world to find ways to deter or discover terrorism and find other ways to deal with it. Students will examine what the future of terrorism might be in the 21st Century.
|DSC1004||Introduction to NRF and NIMS|
This course introduces the student to the National Response Framework (NRF) and specifies how the resources of the Federal Government will work in concert with state, local, tribal governments and the private sector to respond to incidents of national significance. The NRF is predicated on the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This course will show how NRF and NIMS provide a nationwide template for working together to prevent or respond to threats and incidents regardless of cause, size or complexity.