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Fall 2017
Apr 17, 2024
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CNIT 51100 - Foundations In Homeland Security Studies
Credit Hours: 3.00. An interdisciplinary course addressing prevention, mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery from catastrophic events that threaten private and public sector resources and infrastructures. Course contents will include: characteristics of security; personal/corporate perspectives; identification of assets; assessing cost/benefits of protecting assets; risk assessment and risk management; crisis decision making; emergency management resources and response infrastructures; best practices in emergency management and risk and crisis communication; business continuity; and the importance of a collaborative response. Case studies include the 9-11 attacks and Hurricane Katrina. External experts will present and career opportunities will be discussed. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: Polytechnic Institute
Department: Computer Information Tech

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand principles and interdisciplinary issues within Homeland Security. 2. Apply information and information systems to homeland security issues. 3. Apply phases of emergency management to business in difference areas. 4. As an individual and part of a group, perform risk assessment and apply to various fields. 5. Prepare professional homeland security communications in students various home field of study.

May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours
      Junior: 75 - 89 hours
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Junior: 60 - 74 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours

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