Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5322
First Term: 2013 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 18
CIP Code: 43.9999

Occupational Area: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
Instructional Council: Administration of Justice Studies (01)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 11-9199, 33-1012, 33-1099

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Homeland Security program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to conduct a homeland security evaluation and to assess, investigate and respond to terrorism incidents. It also provides criminal justice practitioners with an opportunity for academic growth and the development of specialized skills in homeland security.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information: CG, GW

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: CG, GW

Required Courses
AJS109 Substantive Criminal Law (3) OR
AJS142 Transportation and Border Security (3) 3

AJS/DPR/FSC139 Emergency Response to Terrorism 3
AJS195 International and Domestic Terrorism 3

AJS230 The Police Function (3) OR
AJS143 Intelligence Analysis and Security Management (3) 3

AJS260 Procedural Criminal Law 3
AJS275 Criminal Investigation I 3
Credits: 18

Program Competencies
1. Interpret the elements necessary to prove the corpus delicti of criminal acts as found in the common law and the Arizona Revised Statutes. (AJS109)
2. Conduct a threat assessment and evaluate the risks involved for emergency responders. (AJS/DPS/FSC139)
3. Apply the fundamental components of the Incident Management System to acts of terrorism (AJS/DPS/FSC139)
4. Contribute to the development of emergency planning concepts and implementation strategies for response and prevention. (AJS/DPR/FSC139)
5. Assist in the development of appropriate intervention strategies using an understanding of the political, economic, social, religious, and cultural forces that influence domestic and international terrorist groups. (AJS195)
6. Determine the appropriate jurisdiction using an understanding of the interrelationships and missions of the federal, state, and local law enforcement systems. (AJS230)
7. Apply "landmark" court decisions pertaining to criminal law procedures for arrest, search and seizure. (AJS260)
8. Demonstrate the appropriate steps to be undertaken during the investigation of specific crimes. (AJS275)
9. Identify and discuss critical issues relating to transportation and border security. (AJS142)
10. Demonstrate operational knowledge of intelligence gathering and analysis pertinent to security and safety management. (AJS143)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: June 25, 2013

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.