Homeland Security Management

Courses

HSM 544 Introduction to Homeland Security 3.0 Credits

This course will provide students with an overview of the concepts that will help them to understand Homeland Security issues at the strategic level. This course will also examine the conceptual framework of other courses that will be covered in the Homeland Security Management program.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

HSM 549 Terrorism and Homeland Security 3.0 Credits

This course presents terrorism in a historical context, describes its causes and motivations, delineates its operational strategies, and shows how terrorist organizations rise and fall.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

HSM 554 Critical Infrastructure Protection 3.0 Credits

Presents the theory necessary for students to obtain a working knowledge of the various threats posed to critical infrastructure by terrorism. Topics include types of terrorist attacks, WMD, terrorist’s preparation for an attack, protecting critical infrastructure, protective security, and emergency response. Students will also conduct research on select topics.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

HSM 644 Public Management in Crisis 3.0 Credits

Covers comprehensive disaster plans and training for the public manager. The course will include planning for natural disasters and accidents and planning for events related to terrorism. The benefits of this knowledge will be greater security and the protection of life and property.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

HSM 645 Emergency Incident Risk Management 3.0 Credits

This course will focus on risk management skills used by first responders to emergency incidents. Particular attention will be paid to the emergency operations systems of the Philadelphia police and fire departments in conjunction with the Managing Director’s Office of Emergency Management.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

HSM 646 Infrastructure Disaster Recovery 3.0 Credits

This course is designed to integrate theoretical perspectives about infrastructure disaster recovery with practical knowledge, skills and abilities. The course identifies, examines and integrates; crisis management, continuity management, contingency planning, and organizational continuity, recovery and restoration issues related to infrastructure disaster recovery in both the private and public sectors.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

HSM 680 Special Topics in Homeland Security Management 0.5-12.0 Credits

Covers special topics of interest in homeland security management.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 11 times for 12 credits

HSM 695 Applied Project in Homeland Security Management I 3.0 Credits

Provides the student with an opportunity to develop a substantive homeland security, or intelligence studies project of their own choosing, possibly continuing on research and development initiated in earlier courses. The project will include strategies and management of information security, legal issues, risk analysis, and response to compromise.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CST 614 [Min Grade: C] and HSM 554 [Min Grade: C]

HSM 696 Applied Project in Homeland Security Management II 3.0 Credits

Provides the student with an opportunity to develop a substantive homeland security, or intelligence studies project of their own choosing, possibly continuing on research and development initiated in earlier courses. The project will include strategies and management of information security, legal issues, risk analysis, and response to compromise.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: HSM 695 [Min Grade: C]

HSM 699 Independent Study in Homeland Security Management 0.5-6.0 Credits

Provides individual study or research in homeland security management under faculty supervision.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 5 times for 6 credits

HSM I599 Independent Study in HSM 9.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

HSM I699 Independent Study in HSM 0.5-6.0 Credits

Provides individual study or research in homeland security management under faculty supervision.

College/Department: College of Computing and Informatics
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 5 times for 6 credits

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