This site provides information using PDF, visit this link to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software.

HLS-410 Counterterrorism: Constitutional and Legislative Issues

Counterterrorism: Constitutional and Legislative Issues explores the evolution of homeland security as a concept, a legal framework, and a redirection of national policies and priorities. The political, economic, and practical issues of implementation are examined. The course provides an overview of the history of the terrorist threat, United States responses, and an introduction to fundamental policy legislation and documents, such as national security strategies, homeland security decision directives, the National Response Plan, and National Incident Management System. The Department of Homeland Security model of planning, protecting, responding, and recovering from a natural disaster and terrorist attacks is also described.

Advisory: To be successful in this course, students should have earned 6 credits in homeland security or have comparable knowledge and experience.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (HLS-410-OL):
Aug 2020,  Sep 2020,  Oct 2020,  Nov 2020,  Jan 2021,  Mar 2021,  May 2021

Credits: 3

Preview the Online Syllabus new window
(Please visit the University bookstore to view the correct materials for each course by semester as the contents of the actual online syllabus may differ from the preview due to updates or revisions)