HSE - HOMELAND SECURITY

HSE-101 Introduction to Homeland Security

This course focuses on a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of homeland security, from an all-hazards perspective. Students examine threats to homeland security, including natural and technological disasters, as well as intentional threats of domestic and international terrorism, including weapons of mass destruction. Students review the roles and responsibilities of governmentagencies, non-government organizations, and individual citizens in homeland security. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HSE-102 Introduction to Emergency Management

This course offers an in depth analysis of planning and administration of Emergency Management. The course addresses natural and manmade disasters, FEMA and state agencies, OSHA, National Incident Management System [NIMS,] Incident Command procedure, National Response Plan and safety in the working environment. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HSE-103 Legal Aspects of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

This course is an introduction to the legal and policy framework for emergency management and response to natural and technological hazards and disasters. The course addresses the role of local, state, and federal governments in an emergency or disaster response. The duty to act, liability and negligence, the use of volunteer resources and the role of counsel in emergency management is examined. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

HSE-104 Disaster Management, Risk Assessment, and Mitigation

This course covers the basic principles of disaster management due to natural or manmade events, the identification, and assessment and monitoring of risks and the mitigation of risks using available technological, human, and organizational resources. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3