New AJ Course

For students interested in Administration of Justice courses, the College is excited to announce a brand-new class – Introduction to Homeland Security and Terrorism (AJ-025-6825).

Since September 11, 2001, the United States has struggled to understand and respond to terrorist movements throughout the world. In today’s environment, terrorism permeates our lives every day. This course introduces Administration of Justice and Social Science students to the field of terrorism and homeland security.

About AJ 025 - Introduction to Homeland Security & Terrorism, Units: 3

This course is a study of the fundamental components and historical evolution of terrorism. Included is an examination of the differences of international terrorism and domestic terrorism, with a focus on the modern-day terrorist mindset. Within this examination is an analysis of national, ethnic, ideological and religious movements involved in the rapidly changing social construct of terrorism. The course identifies governmental and non-governmental organizations involved in the homeland security apparatus, and provides an in-depth evaluation of law enforcement’s expanding role in the future of homeland security.

Prerequisite: AJ 001 or concurrent enrollment

Advisory: ENG 061

Lecture Hours: 54

Lab Hours: None

Repeatable: No

Grading: Letter Grade

Transfer Status: CSU

Degree Applicable: AA/AS

COD GE: C2, C3

CSU GE: None


Late Start Course: First day is Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Last Day of Course: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Tuesday Evenings, 4:30 – 8:35 p.m.

Mecca/Thermal Campus, Room B6

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