Go for a BS in Justice Studies Major with a Terrorism & Homeland Security Concentration
Go discover the inner workings and the broad scope of the American justice system through the Southern New Hampshire University Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies with a concentration in Terrorism & Homeland Security.
You can train to become a qualified and knowledgeable anti-terrorism and homeland security professional prepared to step into today's ever-changing security challenges.
You can learn about our country's criminal justice system, criminal law, corrections systems, legal and social science research, and much more. Terrorism & Homeland Security concentration courses include Introduction to Security, Industrial and Retail Security, International Criminal Justice, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Students may complete the program in the traditional four years. In addition, students may also pursue a four-plus-one program in which they earn both the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in five years. Our graduate program is delivered online allowing students to continue their studies while satisfying employment and family duties.
Courses To Prepare You For Your Life & Career
SNHU's bachelor's in terrorism and homeland security program includes:
- General education courses
- Degree-specific courses
General Education Program
SNHU's required general education program, known as The Commons, aims to guide you toward success in not only your academic career, but your personal and professional life too.
Throughout the curriculum, you'll gain some of the most in-demand skills in today's workplace, including:
- Research and information analysis
- Diverse audience communication
- Critical thinking and ethical problem solving
- Leadership, emotional intelligence and collaboration
This expertise will prove practical, transferable and invaluable as you grow in your career and contribute positively to society.
Beyond foundational skill development, the general education program also provides the benefit of allowing you to explore a wide range of fields outside of your intended major.
|View Full Curriculum in the Catalog|
|BS in Justice Studies - Terrorism & Homeland Security|
|Courses May Include|
|Terrorism and Homeland Security|
|JUS 104||Introduction to Homeland Security||A basic overview of Homeland Security is the course's chief aim. The course will provide the student the necessary bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters, while also offering a balanced account of all aspects of homeland security.|
|JUS 305||International Criminal Justice||This course compares and contrasts the criminal justice system of the United States with the systems of other countries on a substantive and procedural basis. A thorough examination of other cultural models of law and justice in order that differences in justice processing and definition become apparent. Some emphasis is placed on international policing and legal enforcement, whether through INTERPOL, treaty or other regulation.|
|JUS 429||Terrorist Methods, Networks, and Financing||An in-depth study of terrorism is the course's chief aim. The course is a coherent approach to combatting terrorism, analyzing the terrorist cell, protective measures, and recognizing the terrorist next move. The course will provide the student the necessary bedrock principles to interpret, identify, and evaluate a terrorist event.|
|JUS 466||Critical Infrastructure Protection, Border Security, and Cyber Protection||The goal of this course is the application of student's prior knowledge by analyzing the full range of potential threats to the U.S. critical infrastructure and border security with a focus on potential terrorist acts. The course then examines strategies and means for addressing these threats, including evaluating both military and non-military options.|
|Total Credits: 120|
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