Academic Catalog

Homeland Security, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

EKU Campus

Program Requirements

CIP Code: 43.0301

Summary Checklist for General Education

Element 1
A: Written Communication3
B: Written Communication3
C: Oral Communication3
Element 2
Quantitative Reasoning3
Element 3
A: Arts3
B: Humanities3
Element 4
Natural Sciences6
Element 5
A: Historical Science3
B: Social Behavioral Science3
Element 6
Diversity of Perspectives Experiences6
Total Hours36

Students are expected to complete Elements 1 and 2 within their first 60 hours of college credit.


University Graduation Requirements
General Education36
Student Success Seminar
JSO 100Student Success Seminar (waived for tansfers with 30+ hrs.)1
Upper division courses (42 hrs. distributed throughout Major/ Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)
Major Requirements
Core Courses
HLS 101Introduction to Homeland Security3
HLS 210Cyber and Physical Security3
HLS 260Disaster Preparedness & Response3
HLS 280Mis-, Dis-, and Malinformation3
HLS 301Critical Infrastructure Protection3
HLS 320Security Management3
HLS 391Risk Analysis3
HLS 401Intelligence Process3
HLS 430Terrorism and Violent Extremism3
HLS 395Homeland Security Policy Analysis3
HLS 441Homeland Security Technology3
HLS 461Disaster Resilience3
HLS 465Unconventional Threats and Responses3
HLS 495Leadership and Ethics3
Supporting Course Requirements
GEO 353Geographic Information Systems3
Introduction to Statistical Reasoning (Element 2) G
Introduction to Physical Geography (Element 4) G
Choose from one of the following:
American Civilization Since 1877 (Element 5A) G
American Military History (Element 5A) G
Free Electives
Choose from 38 hours of free electives38
Total Hours120

Course also satisfies a General Education element. Hours are included within the 36 hr. General Education requirement above. A maximum of 3 cr. hours will count toward Element 2. A maximum of 3 cr. hrs. will count toward Element 4.