Bachelor's in Homeland Security Curriculum

Core Courses 42 hours

  • HLS 101: Introduction to Homeland Security
  • HLS 210: Physical Security
  • HLS 260: Disaster Preparedness and Response
  • HLS 301: Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • HLS 320: Security Management
  • HLS 321W: Critical Problem Analysis
  • HLS 391: Risk Analysis
  • HLS 395: Policy and Legal Analysis
  • HLS 401: Intelligence Process
  • HLS 430: Domestic Terrorism
  • HLS 441: Homeland Security Technology
  • HLS 461: DIsaster Resilience
  • HLS 465: Modern Natural Disasters
  • HLS 495: Strategic Planning & Leadership (capstone)

Supporting Course Requirements 18 hours

  • STA 215: Introduction to Statistical Reasoning
  • GEO 210: Introduction to Physical Geography
  • GEO 353: Geographic Information Systems
  • PSY 200 or 200W: Introduction to Psychology

Choose one of the following:

  • HIS 103: American Civilization since 1877
  • MSL 303: American Military History

And choose one of the following:

  • POL 100: Principles of Politics and Government
  • POL 101: Introduction to American Government

Free Electives 41 hours

EKU General Education Requirements* 21 hours
(See catalog for details.)

*15 Credit hours of general education requirements are satisfied by required degree supporting courses.

Total Hours Required for Degree Completion 120 hours

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.