ADJ 243 - Homeland Security and Law at Southside Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2016-05-01

Covers relationships abroad, the mission of federal, state, and local government at home, and the best way to provide for the common defense. Examines homeland security and emergency management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's place in public policy, law, and management, homeland security initiatives, and new partnerships for homeland security covering the government, private sector and higher education. Discusses civil rights issues, the USA Patriot Act; future challenges and roles of intelligence agencies; foreign policy aspects and views.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

To educate students about the mission of governmental units and how to best provide defense for them in the context of homeland security and current law.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite ADJ 111

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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