Homeland Security

Associate in Science

This Associate in Science degree program examines threats to the United States with insight into the implications for maintaining homeland security. This includes the study of counterterrorism and antiterrorism, law enforcement, border and transportation security, critical infrastructure protection, and emergency response. The program prepares students to enter the field of homeland security or continue their studies at a four-year college or university.


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First Semester

  • CSC 115 Computer Applications
  • ENG 101 English Composition I 
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
  • Humanities Elective
  • Mathematics Elective


Second Semester

  • CRJ 112 Criminology
  • ENG 102 English Composition II
  • PSY 101 General Psychology
  • Humanities Elective
  • Science Elective


Summer Semester (at Cumberland County College)

  • PS 201 American Federal Government or
  • PS 203 State and Local Government
  • SP 203 Effective Speech


Third Semester (at Cumberland County College)

  • CJ 104 Criminal Law
  • CJ 115 Diversity Issues in Criminal Justice
  • CJ 120 Introduction to Cybercrime
  • CJ 141 Criminal Justice Leadership
  • PA 101 Public Administration


Fourth Semester (at Cumberland County College)

  • CJ 206 Introduction to Terrorism
  • CJ 207 Administration of Justice
  • CJ 213 Criminal Psychopathology
  • CJ 215 Criminal Justice Field Work
  • CS 241 Computer Forensics