The Homeland Security Minor offers students an interdisciplinary program that incorporates a wide variety of course work relevant to the national needs regarding homeland security within the context of the global economic and political forces at work in the world today.
RequirementsIn order to complete a minor in Homeland Security, students must:
- File a form of intention to pursue the minor at the Office of Registration.
- Complete the three courses (nine hours) listed below earning no less than a C- in each.
- GEOG 352 World Regional Geography
- POSC/HMSC 345 Terrorism and Homeland Security in a Global Age
- POSC 305 International Relations
- Pass at least 9 hours from the courses listed below earning no less than a C- in each.
- COMM 420* Intercultural Communication
- COMM 481* Crisis Communication
- CMSC 355* Introduction to Computer and Network Security
- CRIM 305 White Collar Crime
- ECON 307* Economic Development and Transition to Free Markets
- ECON 319* International Economics
- GEOG 241 Cultural Geography
- GEOG 275 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
- HIST 202 History of Islamic Civilizations
- HIST 308 United States Diplomatic History
- ISYS 376* Cyber Security
- POSC 338 Politics of the Middle East
- POSC 343 American Foreign Policy
- POSC 442 International Law and Organizations
- SOCL 301 Sociology of Religion
- SOCL 376 Sociology of Law
* These courses have pre-requisite requirements.
John W. Barbrey, Ph.D.
Coordinator of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Programs
West Ruffner Hall 202A
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909