Apr 16, 2024  
2016 Undergraduate Catalog 1.1 (WINTER - SPRING) 
2016 Undergraduate Catalog 1.1 (WINTER - SPRING) [ARCHIVED CATALOG - Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Homeland Security and Emergency Management (B.S.)

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(Bachelor of Science Degree)

In a post-9/11 environment along with record-breaking natural disasters, all professional fields are seeking personnel familiar with issues surrounding national security threats and emergency planning and recovery. Through an interdisciplinary approach, the program provides students with information necessary to lead, manage, and support critical incident mitigation and security-related issues. It also prepares them for entry positions in government at the federal, state, and local level as well as in the private sector. Homeland Security and Emergency Management is an online program and requires an associate degree from a regionally accredited institution or 57 credits transferred from a regionally accredited four-year institution.

Total credit hours required for degree: 120

Academic Requirements

See Core  section of this catalog.

Core: 34-55 Credit Hours

24 - 36 Credit Hours


*Only available to online students enrolled in the major and students with appropriate professional work experience.

15 Credit Hours

9 Credit Hours


The student must complete sufficient elective courses to earn at least the minimum credit hours required for this degree, and at least 60 credit hours of the 120 required must be in the liberal arts and sciences.

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