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About the Minor in Homeland Security & Community Preparedness


The Minor in Homeland Security and Community Preparedness consists of at least 26 credits. Students must complete 20 credits of core courses, as well as a minimum of 6 elective credits.



Core Courses

20 credits


CJ 220 Introduction to Homeland Security (4)
CJ 320 Developing Homeland Security Practices (4)
CJ 420 Implementing Homeland Security Strategies (4)
CJ 425 Program Evaluation/Participation (4)


Select one of the following:


CJ 421 Policy Analysis in Criminal Justice (4)
CJ 422 Community Collaboration and Development (4)



Select two courses

Links to course descriptions: click on course prefix and number of the class.
PS 202 State and Local Government (3)
PS 203 Introduction to International Business (3)
PS 350 Introduction to Public Policy (3)
PS 351 Introduction to Public Administration (3)
PS 454 Public Personnel Administration (3)
GEOG 310 World Regional (4)
GEOG 410 Global Issues (4)
GEOG 413 Urban Geography (4)
GEOG 425 Urban Planning and Policy (4)
GEOG 433 Political Geography (4)
HE 227 Community and Public Health (4)
HST 411 World Problems (4)



Want to Learn More?

Carla Menear, Criminal Justice Program Support
(503) 838-8733


Dr. Steve Gibbons, CJ Department Head



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