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Firefighting for Correctional Officers

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

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Security and Emergency Communications

Prerequisite: GEB1011 or MNA1100. This course provides students with a broad, up-to-date, multidisciplinary study of homeland security as a subject of intense interest/inquiry as an emerging academic discipline. This course emphasizes to students the multi-faceted communications necessary between local, state, federal agencies and the media to minimize and prepare for hazards, disasters and terrorist activity. The course meshes a variety of sources, themes, methodologies and on-line learning activities. These activities include reading assignments, internet research, assessments, informal class opinion polls and threaded discussion forums. Issues of public policy/administration, law, criminal justice and the social/behavioral impacts of terrorism/homeland security will be considered throughout the course.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

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Political and Legal Issues Facing Emergency Responders

Prerequisite: GEB1011 or MNA1100 and DSC3064. This course introduces students to the study of how disasters and emergencies affect public policy, organizational management and leadership. This course will guide students through an array of material allowing them to analyze the details and frameworks that connect to larger concepts of disaster policy and politics. Students will gain an emergency management perspective on interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary education. Students will gain a perspective of the involvement of the highest level of government down to the city manager.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

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National Security

Prerequisite: GEB1011 or MNA1100 and DSC3064. This course introduces students to international relations and security. As a field of study, international relations focuses on political, military, economic and cultural interaction of state/non-state players at a global level and the gravity of national security. National security therefore encompasses a diverse array of topics. Therefore, we begin by exploring key concepts, issues and processes of international relations to provide the general knowledge and analytical tools necessary to understand, evaluate and respond to a complex array of problems in the contemporary world.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

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