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Corporate and Homeland Security Management
College of Leadership and Public Service

Corporate and Homeland Security Management (CHS)
The major in corporate and homeland security management focuses on the domestic and international security issues of corporate and homeland security, including the formation, analysis and implementation of corporate and governmental security-related public policies, best concepts and practices of management, strategic planning, international relations and criminal investigations. The curriculum is designed to provide students with the global perspective, ethical foundation, interpersonal skills and general awareness of current issues and trends in corporate and homeland security management necessary for career success. Graduates of the program will have the knowledge and skills to be managers and leaders in the field of corporate and homeland security management.

Objectives
The goals of the corporate and homeland security program are five-fold:

  • to prepare students for the political, social, ethical and economic realities of corporate and homeland security management planning, policy formation, implementation and policy analysis;
  • to develop in students the critical thinking, communication and management skills, and global awareness necessary to provide leadership as a corporate or homeland security manager;
  • to enable students to appreciate and understand the importance of leadership in corporate or homeland security management, as well as the leadership qualities of competent leaders;
  • to stress an interdisciplinary approach to knowledge and understanding, and prepare students not only for employment, but also careers as leaders who are committed to serving others; and
  • to allow students to apply investigative methods, crime scene processing and suspect identification methods to situations common to corporate and homeland security investigations.

Major

BUS 220
Concepts and Practices of Management
3
BUS 321 Organizational Behavior
3
CRJ 210 Introduction to Criminal Justice
3
CRJ 350 Terrorism and Counterterrorism
3
CRJ 385 Criminal Investigation
3
CRJ 395 Criminal Procedures
3
CRJ/PSL/BUS 450 Internship
3
  Concentration
18
  Total
39

Concentrations
For the major, 18 hours must be taken from one of the following tracks: homeland security management or corporate security management

Homeland Security Management

PSL 210 Introduction to Public Service and Leadership
3
PSL 320 Ethics and Public Policy
3
PSL 350 Public Service: Policy Formation and Analysis
3
  Electives *
9
  Total
18

*Electives

CRJ 360 Global and Comparative Justice
3
CRJ 370 Trial Experience
3
POL 351 American Foreign Policy
3
POL 354 World Politics
3
PSY 443 Abnormal Psychology
3
REL 314 World Religions
3
SOC 317 Minority Groups
3

Corporate Security Management

BUS 101 Introduction to Business
3
BUS 251 Principles of Accounting I
3
BUS 263 Business Law I
3
BUS 381 Business Ethics and Social Policy
3
  Electives *
6
  Total
18

*Electives

BUS 322
Human Resource Management OR
BUS 341 Money and Banking OR  
BUS 342 Investments 3
BUS 356 Operations Management and Quantitative Analysis 3
BUS 366 Employment Law 3
BUS 451 Fraud Examination
3
ECO 231 Principles of Macroeconomics OR
ECO 232 Principles of Microeconomics 3
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