Criminal Justice (Homeland Security Concentration) (BS)

Criminal Justice (Homeland Security Concentration) Degree Overview

The homeland security concentration in the Criminal Justice program shows that homeland security is an integral part of our national defense system, our intelligence system, our emergency response system, our border security system, our private security system, and our criminal justice system.

Students will learn that homeland security is a decades-long movement that impacts American daily life and leads to changes in our political, ethical, and social discourse. It has been and continues to be a fast-growing professional employment sector in our national and international economy. Because of its continual impact on America’s political and social way of life, “homeland security” is worthy of study as an academic discipline for students. Additionally, students will benefit from the concentration because it will expose them numerous professional opportunities within the growing criminal justice – homeland security field.

“Thomas was a phenomenal experience for me. I gained life-long relationships and was able to build a second family there. To this day, Thomas continues to open doors for me and present me with opportunities to realize my potential.”

Jordan Gibson ’17

At a Glance

  • 121 credit hours
  • 3 year option
  • Career-focused curriculum
  • Internships
  • Leadership development

Key Courses

  • Victimology
  • Terrorism
  • Homeland Security
  • Criminal Justice Administration and Organization
  • Foundations of Cyber Security