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Homeland Security & Emergency Management: A.S.


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Associate in Science Transfer Program

CIP CODE: 43.0301

Mission

The Homeland Security & Emergency Management A.S. program prepares students for positions in fields such as homeland security, emergency management, and criminal justice, in both government and private organizations.  Courses are taught by faculty with real-world experience.  The program features a blend of SUNY General Education and Liberal Arts requirements, along with coursework specific to homeland security, emergency management, criminal justice, and fire science.  This program promotes critical thinking, professionalism, and ethical responsibility.  The Homeland Security & Emergency Management A.S. program prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities to complete a Bachelor’s degree in Homeland Security, Emergency Management, or related programs.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify and describe the components, participants, and processes of the U.S. homeland security and emergency management system.
  2. Describe the homeland security and emergency management cycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts of ethics and due process as they apply to the U.S. justice system.
  4. Demonstrate effective communication skills necessary for success in the homeland security and emergency management field.

Program Supervisor

Leigh Martindale, Chairperson
Office: Business Building, Room 106
Telephone: +1 (607) 778-5135
E-mail: martindalelt@sunybroome.edu

First Year


Spring Semester (16-18 Credits)


  • HLS Restricted Elective (3-4 Credits)
    (any HLS, FRS, or CRJ course, or EMT)
  • General Education Math (3-4 Credits)
  • General Education Natural Sciences & Scientific Reasoning (4 Credits)

Second Year


Fall Semester (16-18 Credits)


  • HLS Restricted Elective (3-4 Credits)
    (any HLS course, or EMT)
  • General Education World Languages (3-4 Credits)
  • General Education US History & Civic Engagement (3 Credits)
    (any GEUS HIS course)

Spring Semester (15-16 Credits)


  • HLS Restricted Elective (3-4 Credits)
    (any HLS, FRS, CRJ, or BIT course) 
    (Also allow SOC 110, POS 201, POS 204, PSY 255, BUS 215, EAS 123, or 2nd GEFL course)
  • General Education World History & Global Awareness (3 Credits)
    (any GEOW or GEWC HIS course)

Graduation Requirement: 61-66.5 Credits


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