2020-2021 College Catalog

Homeland Security TCC

Homeland Security TCC (Major Code: TAP1)

Program Description

Earning a Homeland Security Certificate will emphasize the issues and emerging information and management concepts related to critical homeland security. The program is designed to instruct students on how to prepare for the and respond to natural and man-made disasters and the agencies associated with those duties; provide counter terrorism and law enforcement intelligence support; help secure borders, airports, waterways and seaports by employing the latest use of technology. The program will provide learning opportunities that introduce, develop, reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skill, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.

Career Information


Transportation Security Screeners

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 19.2% nationally and 7.4% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $25,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Mortissa Harvey
Program Director, Criminal Justice
Academic Building C2127

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 Terms

Credit Hours: 12

Estimated Program Cost: $2,342

Course Outline

Occupational Courses (12 Credits)

CRJU 1010Intro. To Criminal Justice


CRJU 1062Methods Of Criminal Investigat


CRJU 2050Criminal Procedure


CRJU 2110Homeland Security


Total Credit Hours: 12


Program Outcomes

1. Graduates should be able to demonstrate ability to defend against catastrophic threats
2. Graduates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of emergency preparedness and response.
3. Graduates should be able to demonstrate knowledge of Criminal Law.