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Tulane's School of Continuing Studies offers a Master of Professional Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security Studies, as well as a Minor and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate.

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Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security Studies

The requirements for the degree are as follows.

Core Competencies
Credits
English 1010 Writing or CSEN 1250 Writing
4
Select one course:
Math
PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
BSMT 3250 Business Statistics (recommended)
CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology
3
Foreign Language or non-Western Culture
6-8
Supporting Requirement
Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
SPEC 1400 Intro to Public Speaking
SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
BSMT 2250 Business Communications
3
Distribution Requirements (at least two disciplines per category)
Credits
Humanities (ethics course recommended)
12
Sciences
12
Social Sciences
ECON 1010 Introductory Microeconomics or
CSEC 1000 Economics for Non-Majors recommended
12
Writing Requirement
Credits
Designated writing course (CSEN 3310 Business Report Writing recommended)
3

 

Major Requirements
Credits
HMLS 2750 Homeland Security
3
HMLS 3150 Medical Issues in Emergency Management
3
HMLS 3200 Domestic and International Terrorism
3
HMLS 3250 Emergency Management
3
HMLS 3500 Intelligence Research, Method & Analysis
3
HMLS 3600 Critical Infrastructure Protection
3
HMLS 3700 Transportation and Border Security I
3
Select three courses:

Homeland Security:

HMLS 4500 Intelligence Analysis/Critical Thinking
HMLS 4600 Homeland Security & Approaches to Counter-Terrorism
HMLS 4700 Maritime & Border Security

Applied Computing:

CPST 3930 Cyber Threats and Cyber Security

Earth & Environmental Science:

EENS 3050 Natural Disasters

History of the Middle East/North Africa:

HISM 1200 The Contemporary Middle East
HISM 3200 History of Islam
HISM 3210 Modern Middle East
HISM 3220 The Arab-Israeli Conflict

United States History:

HISU 3530 War & National Policy in the United States
HISU 3590 War & National Policy in the U.S., 1898 to the Recent Past
HISU 6500 Emergence of the Modern U.S., 1917 to 1945

American Political Process and Institutions:

POLA 2100 American Government
POLA 4270 Constitutional Law

International Politics, Organization, and Law:

POLI 4520 Intelligence & Covert Operations
POLI 4530 American Foreign Policy
POLI 4630 Strategy and Politics
POLI 6630 International Security

Sociology:

SOCI 1300 Criminology
9
Minor (optional)
Credits
Varies according to minor chosen
General Electives
Credits
As needed to total 120 credits
Total
120

>> Worksheet for BA in Homeland Security Studies

 

Associate of Arts in Homeland Security Studies

Core Competencies
Credits
English 1010 Writing
4
Select one course:
Math
PHIL 1060 Critical Thinking
PHIL 1210 Elementary Symbolic Logic
BSMT 3250 Business Statistics
CPST 1070 Math for Information Technology
3
Supporting Requirement
Credits
Oral Communications – Select one course:
SPEC 1400 Persuasive Public Speaking
SPEC 3110 Small Group Communications
THEA 2100 Fundamentals of Acting
BSMT 2250 Business Communications
3
Distribution Requirements
Credits
Humanities
6
Sciences
6
Social Sciences
6
Writing Requirement
Credits
Designated writing course
3

 

Major Requirements
Credits
HMLS 2750 National Challenge
3
HMLS 3150 Health/Medical Issues
in Emergency Management
3
HMLS 3200 Domestic and International Terrorism
3
HMLS 3250 Emergency Management
3
HMLS 3500 Intelligence Research,
Method, and Analysis
3
Select two courses:
HMLS 3700 Transportation and Border Security
HMLS 4500 Intelligence Analysis: Critical Thinking
HMLS 4600 HMLS: Counter-Terrorism
HMLS 4700 Maritime and Border Security
6
General Electives
Credits
As needed to total 60 credits
Total
60

 

Minor in homeland security studies

Minor Requirements
Credits
HMLS 2750 Homeland Security
3
HMLS 3150 Health & Medical Issues in Emergency Management
3
HMLS 3200 Domestic and International Terrorism
3
HMLS 3250 Emergency Management
3
Two elective HMLS prefix courses
6
Total
18

 

Post-baccalaureate certificate in homeland security studies

Gainful Employment Disclosure for Homeland Security Studies

Core Requirements
Credits
HMLS 2750 Homeland Security
3
HMLS 3150 Health & Medical Issues in Emergency Management
3
HMLS 3200 Domestic and International Terrorism
3
HMLS 3250 Emergency Management
3
HMLS 3500 Intelligence Research, Method & Analysis
3
HMLS 3600 Critical Infrastructure Protection
3
HMLS 3700 Transportation and Border Security
3
HMLS 4990 Homeland Security Practicum
(open only to students in their last year of study for the homeland security post-baccalaureate certificate)
3
Total
24

>> Worksheet for post-baccalaureate certificate in Homeland Security Studies

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