Homeland Security

Description
The homeland security concentration will provide students with the skills and credentials necessary to prepare them to enter fields specializing in homeland security. Students will receive extended education in topics such as domestic and international terrorism, cyber terrorism and advanced crime courses.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 21 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Except for CRJ 201 and CRJ 419, a course may not be used to fulfill requirements in both the Homeland Security and Security Studies concentration areas.

Core 15 Hours Required

CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice, SB (3)

CRJ 201 Criminal Justice Crime Control Policies and Procedures (3) 

CRJ 412 International Terrorism (3) (Prerequisite(s): CRJ 302; CRJ 303; Credit is allowed for only CRJ 412 or CRJ 494 (Homeland Security) or CRJ 494 (International Terrorism))

CRJ 417 Cyber Terrorism (3) (Prerequisite(s): CRJ 302; CRJ 303)

CRJ 419 Domestic Terrorism (3) (Prerequisite(s): CRJ 302; CRJ 303; Credit is allowed for only CRJ 419 or CRJ 494 (Domestic Terrorism))

Elective courses 6 credits required

CRJ 422 Violence in America (3) (Prerequisite(s): CRJ 302; CRJ 303; Credit is allowed for only CRJ 422 or CRJ 494 (Violence in America))

CRJ 455 Police and International Terrorism (3) (Prerequisite(s): CRJ 201 with C or better; minimum junior standing; Credit is allowed for only CRJ 455 or CRJ 555 or CRJ 494 (Police and Int'l Terrorism-Israel))

CRJ 456 Etiology of Martyrdom (3) (Prerequisite(s): CRJ 201 with C or better; minimum junior standing; Credit is allowed for only CRJ 456 or CRJ 556 or CRJ 494 (Etiology of Martyrdom))

CRJ 462 Gangs (3) (Prerequisite(s): CRJ 302; CRJ 303)

CRJ 463 White Collar Crime (3) (Prerequisite(s): CRJ 302; CRJ 303)

CRJ 464 Organized Crime (3) (Prerequisite(s): CRJ 302; CRJ 303)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Downtown Phoenix

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

PPHSLEMPH

College/School

College/School

Watts College of Public Service & Community Solutions

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact