College of DuPage


Criminal Justice 1146: Introduction to Border, Transportation, and Physical Security

3 Credit Hours

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According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the field of homeland security will experience average growth over the next 5 years. This means that a demand for qualified practitioners will remain fairly steady. The College of DuPage understands the demands some professionals and students have on their lives and provides a convenient online course to assist those with other commitments. If you want to get a job in the field of homeland security, criminal justice, or pursue a promotion in your current career, an associate degree or certificate will help prepare you.

Introduction to Border, Transportation, and Physical Security is one of several courses offered at the College of DuPage to help you get started accomplishing your goals. In this particular course, students will explore forms of security including law enforcement that coincide with securing the United States from the potential threat of a terrorist attack. In particular, the areas of border security, transportation security, and overall physical security of persons and places will be emphasized.

Students who register for this course should expect to spend from 9 - 12 hours a week working on their selected reading materials, course assignments and completing online discussions.

Prerequisites: None

For more information about this online course, refer to the course summary or contact COD Online.

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