Sep 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog [Archived] 
2022-2023 Catalog [Archived] [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AJ 10 - Introduction to Homeland Security

3 units
3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: ENGL A  
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course provides an overview of important components of homeland security, including various agencies and their interrelated responsibilities. Topics include historical events, critical threats, and legislative constraints that impact national security. The course clarifies the roles of military agencies and local, federal, and international law enforcement in combating terrorism and identifies characteristics, ideologies, motives, and behaviors of extremist groups that foster and support terrorist activities. Students will examine and interpret forensic evidence to reconstruct crimes of terrorism.

(formerly Administration of Justice 10ab)

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