Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5312. Intelligence for Homeland Security: Organizational and Policy Challenges

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Examines contemporaneous issues facing the intelligence community and its role in homeland security. Emphasis on critical thinking of issues related to policy development, implementation, and intelligence support to senior decision makers in the homeland security community. Students will have the opportunity to address policy, organizational and substantive issues pertaining to homeland security and intelligence; interact with each other, and author well researched papers.

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5315. Contemporary Issues in Homeland Security Leadership

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Supports the overarching goals of the Homeland Security Leadership program by providing an intellectual framework for engaging in ongoing self-directed learning within the Homeland Security domain; developing a cadre of leaders across the Homeland Security continuum who share substantive skills in analysis, interpretation, policy development, and administration of approved policy; and to complement other more operationally oriented training programs.

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