Introduction to Homeland Security

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Course No: CRIM.1150-061; SIS Class Nbr: 13787

Course Description

This course will encompass the study and relationship between those entities and institutions necessary for the protection of the United States. Course instructional material will examine the components of Federal, State and Local Police Agencies, as well as the role of Private Security and Emergency Responders needed to facilitate the implementation of the Homeland Security Act. Particular attention will be focused on Policy, Plans and Procedures at governmental and community levels.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes: For permission numbers and questions regarding the Undergraduate Criminal Justice Program, please email
  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Robert Sojka
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2016: Sep 01 to Nov 05
  • Chat Hours: Mon 7-8pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1110
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: Security Management & Homeland Security Certificate, B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Criminal Justice

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