Homeland Security Major

Description: A program focusing on security policy, planning and operations dedicated to the protection of U.S. territory, assets, infrastructure, institutions and citizens from external threats. Includes instruction in national security policy, government relations, intelligence, law enforcement, security technology, communications and information technology, homeland security planning and operations, disaster planning and applications to specific threat scenarios. Is Homeland Security the right major for you?
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Homeland Security Major

What Courses Do Homeland Security Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Homeland Security majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Bio Terrorism
  • Communications
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cyber-Terrorism
  • Disaster Response
  • Emergency Planning
  • International Terrorism
  • Public Relations
  • Sociology
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