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Foundations of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

Course Number: 80855
Subject: Human Resources Services
Major/Program of Study: Elective Homeland Security - Criminal Justice
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (CTE credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

This course will introduce students to Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness guidelines, concepts, and action plans. Emphasis will be placed on unique aspects of public safety and public health. The course will explore the various methodologies for intelligence gathering and dissemination and will introduce students to various local, state, and federal assets. Students will prepare an action plan that includes initial notification, emergency response (on and off scene), and recovery.