Homeland Security CJHS.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 35 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Criminal Justice Science
Effective as of Fall 2016

What is the program about?

This certificate will provide students with a broad overview and understanding of issues, practices, policies, and programs in homeland security. Students will have the opportunity to learn about intelligence gathering, threat assessment, risk analysis, critical incident management and first responder applications at a local, state, and national level.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a proficient use of technology and information literacy fundamentals, and applies comprehensive knowledge specific to the Criminal Justice profession and the processes involved in responding appropriately to assorted scenarios, writings, projects, and assessments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of pertinent local, state, and national homeland security applications including intelligence gathering, threat assessment, risk analysis, and first responder applications.
  • Demonstrate a sense of values, citizenship and community and work effectively independently and collaboratively with diverse populations in adverse conditions. Develop team building skills through criminal justice professionalism.

Additional Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information


Course Title Credits
AVT 1101 Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems 2
AVT 1108 UAS First Responder Applications 1
CJS 1101 Introduction to Criminal Justice Science 3
CJS 1103 Constitutional Law & Evidentiary Procedures 3
CJS 1155 Homeland Security Issues & Administration 3
CJS 2130 Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism 3
CJS 2205 Introduction to Criminal Investigation & Forensic Science 3
CJS 2295 Criminal Justice Science Seminar 4
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
GEO 1107 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 4
SOC 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
(COM 2206 OR COM 2211) 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.