Homeland Security Certificate (HLSC)


The Homeland Security Certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively deal with safety and security challenges in the United States.

This program was developed in response to the needs of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Students gain understanding of fundamental elements of homeland security as well as specialized topics including detecting threats to security, and protecting critical infrastructure and transportation nodes.

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Homeland Security Certificate (HLSC)

Program Prerequisites: AFL 085 Applications of College Reading and Writing and AFM 095 Foundations of Basic Algebra or appropriate placement test scores.

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
PST 110 Introduction to Homeland Security 3 0 3
PST 120 Intelligence Analysis and Security Management 3 0 3
Semester 2      
PST 205 Transportation Security 3 0 3
Total Credits:   9 0 9


Program Chair
William Mehbod
William Mehbod