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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Homeland Security and Terrorism (JUS-275)


Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Various; distance learning format.

March 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the fundamental homeland security management theories; discuss the basic terminology and definitions related to homeland security understanding of emergency management in the United States; discuss the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the laws that provide DHS with its authority, including the U.S.A. Patriot Act; compare the critical components of safety and security for homeland security and emergency management; outline the homeland security advisory system and crisis communications; and explore technology and science efforts in homeland security. 


Homeland Security and Terrorism (JUS-275) covers the historical and contemporary issues interrelating terrorism, intelligence, and homeland security. The course represents not only a robust scholarly approach to the study of terrorism but also incorporates the real-world experience of federal agents, police officers, and soldiers tasked with preventing the next terrorist attack on the country. It is designed to help students develop a working knowledge of people, ideas, organizations, and current issues in the field. The approach provides students with a unified and cutting-edge understanding of terrorism, intelligence, and homeland security and their interrelationships.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Homeland Security (5/21).