B.S. Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Program Admissions Requirements
There are no program admission requirements for the B.S. in Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
HSEM students may complete dual degrees, with a B.A. in Sociology with a Criminology concentration, whereby at the completion, a student will earn two bachelor’s degrees.
The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.
|Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 8||3|
|HSEM 1105||Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management||3|
|HSEM 1125||Leadership and Influence 3||3|
|HSEM 1130||Roots of Terrorism||3|
|HSEM 1160||Emergency Resource Management 3||3|
|HSEM 2210||Homeland Security Emergency Management Exercise Design 3||3|
|HSEM 2260||Emergency Preparedness and Planning 3||3|
|HSEM 2264||Building Resilient Communities and Mitigation 3||3|
|HSEM 2270||Disaster Operations & Response 3||3|
|HSEM 3301||Homeland Security and Emergency Management Overview 1||3|
|HSEM 3310||Integrated Systems and Interface||3|
|HSEM 3315||Risk Analysis and Asset Protection||3|
|HSEM 3335||Cyber Security||3|
|HSEM 4410||Policies, Civil Rights and Leadership||3|
|HSEM 4415||Strategic Planning & Budgeting||3|
|HSEM 4540||Health and Medical Disaster Management||3|
|HSEM 4425||Critical Infrastructure and Business Continuity||3|
|HSEM 4454||Intelligence and Terrorism||3|
|HSEM 4464||Disaster Response and Recovery||3|
|Choose 6 credits from the following: 2,4||6|
|Emerging Technology in Homeland Security Emergency Management|
|Psychology and Social Psychology of Terrorism|
|International Disasters and Humanitarian Aid|
|Crisis Communications and Engagement|
|Threat of Radicalism|
|Successful HSEM Leadership|
Students may be eligible to waive up to 24 associate-level HSEM credits with a previously-earned Associate's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
1Students may be eligible to waive this course if they have earned an Associate’s Degree in Homeland Security and/or Emergency Management.
2Students may be eligible to waive up to 3 HSEM elective credits with degrees in a related-field. The following focus areas of degrees qualify as a related-field (other focused degrees may be considered on a case-by-case basis): Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Critical Infrastructure, Fire Service, Public Health, Emergency Medical Services, International Studies, or Computer Science.
3 HSEM students may complete dual degrees, with a B.A. in Sociology with a Criminology concentration. For dual degrees, HSEM will waive all lower division (1000 and 2000 level) courses, EXCEPT HSEM 1105: Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management and HSEM 1130: Roots of Terrorism. HSEM 3301 may be substituted for HSEM 1105.
4 HSEM will accept (1) upper-division Sociology-Criminology course for an upper-division HSEM elective course.
|Program Admissions Requirements||0|
|Major Requirements (Required General Education credits removed)||66|
Recommended General Education Courses
|CHEM 1100||Concepts of Chemistry (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 5)||4|
|Introduction to Chemistry (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 5)|
|General Chemistry I|
and General Chemistry I Lab (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 5)
|ECON 1100||Economic Issues (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)||3|
|Principles of Macroeconomics (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)|
|Principles of Microeconomics (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)|
|PHIL 1103||Introduction to Ethics (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 4)||3|
|SOC 1101||Introduction to Sociology (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)||3|
|MATH 1153||Statistical Reasoning (Satisfies Objective 3)||3|
|MATH 1153P||Statistical Reasoning Plus (Satisfies Objective 3)||4|