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The American flag: Regent University offers a homeland security minor online and in Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

Minor – Homeland & International Security

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Students choosing the Minor in Homeland & International Security must take:

CRJU 370 Homeland Security (3)
CRJU 380 Domestic and International Terrorism (3)
GOVT 304 International Relations (3)
GOVT 340 Foreign Policy and Administration (3)

Plus one (1) course from the following:

CRJU 280 Criminal Investigation (3)
GOVT 305 Contemporary Global Issues (3)
ISYS 204 Introduction to Information Systems* (3)
ISYS 331 Information Systems Security* (3)
ISYS 333 Systems Security* (3)
ISYS 436 Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery* (3)

(*) Pre-requisites for these courses may be waived solely for students completing the minor, conditional upon departmental approval.

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Discusses principles and practices of criminal investigation including crime scene conduct and procedures, collection and preservation of evidence, interview and interrogation techniques, development of leads, and the use of surveillance techniques. Addresses ethical issues related to the criminal case investigation.

Explores the history, development, and changing dynamics of homeland security at and between local, state, and national government levels. Gives special attention to theories of homeland security management, the Department of Homeland Security and its statutory authority, and hazard mitigation and disaster preparedness.

Considers various approaches to understanding the nature and causation of terrorism. Considers the objectives of terrorism, modern terrorist groups and their strategy and tactics, and the role and limits of the criminal justice system in addressing terrorism.

Evaluates the conduct of foreign affairs, policy, and relationships between nation-states in the international political community. Students are introduced to the history of the international order as well as to the leading international relations’ theories of realism, liberal internationalism, neo-conservatism, human rights, and Marxism.
Investigates the global problems that influence and shape contemporary and future government decision-making. Attention is given to such important problems as terrorism, poverty, human trafficking, disease, the

Examines the history of U.S. foreign policy up until the present era with special attention to topics such as U.S. military, economic, and human rights policy. Course also examines the changing concepts of power, the national interest, and grand strategy and learning in U.S. foreign policy as these relate to various world regions. Prerequisite: GOVT 304.

Computer systems, networks, databases, intellectual property, computer security, artificial intelligence, legal and ethical considerations, codes of conduct, privacy, computer crimes, and the future of computing and the Internet and their relationship to the business world.

Business and government are facing a rapidly expanding need for information assurance professionals. Information protection program design, internetworking and application security, the development of information security safeguards and information security auditing, disaster recovery, policy development, identity management, and effective threat assessment. Prerequisite: ISYS 204 and Sophomore standing.

Securing the systems that run our computers is the key to ensuring that our essential information remains safe and available. This course provides the essentials for understanding the threats to systems security, the methods to counter these threats, and some practical work in systems security. A computer system with appropriate software is required. Prerequisite: ISYS 331.

The threats to information security are numerous, and even the best security systems can be penetrated in one manner or another. In addition, physical security is a consideration for securing the systems necessary for business operations to continue. Natural disasters, terrorist activities, and internal subversion can all cause destruction or denial of service. Provides a framework for understanding the threats and how to counter them. Prerequisite: ISYS 331.

Course fees

ANIM100Fundamentals of Animation$200
ANIM103Introduction to Digital Art$200
ANIM112Fund/2D Comp. Based Animation$200
ANIM115Intro to Sound & Motion Graphics$200
ANIM121Fundamentals of Design$200
ANIM203Introduction to 3-D Animation$200
ANIM210Writing for Animation$70
ANIM213CharactDesign/Rigging/Anim$200
ANIM218Adv 2-D Comp Anim Tech$200
ANIM222The Art of the Storyboard$200
ANIM310Business Planning for Media$70
ANIM314Adv 3-D Animation Techniques$200
ANIM340History of Animation$70
ANIM400Portfolio Preparation$200
ANIM413Motion Graphics for Film & TV$200
ANIM415Animation in 3D$200
ANIM450Special Effects Film/Video$200
ANIM480Production Practicum$200
ANIM489Animation Workshop$200
ANIM495Internship$70
ANIM496Culminating Project$200
ARTA120Introduction to Drawing$200
ARTA121Fundamentals of Design$200
ARTA 201Comparative Anatomy & Figure Drawing$200
ARTA3123-D Design Methods$200
ARTA320Painting 1$200
ARTA401Advanced Drawing$200
BIOL101Intro to Bio w/Lab$70
BIOL121General Biology I$70
BIOL122General Biology II$70
BIOL 201Human Anatomy & Physiology I$70
BIOL 202Human Anatomy & Physiology II$70
BIOL321General Microbiology$200
BIOL 421Immunology$200
BUSN470Strategic Management$50
CHEM121General Chemistry I$70
CHEM122General Chemistry II$70
CHEM221Organic Chemistry I$70
CHEM222Organic Chemistry II$70
CHEM421Biochemistry$200
CRJU460Senior Research/CrimJus$30
CTVU129Fundamentals of Production$200
CTVU246Cinematography$200
CTVU256Fundamentals/Post Production$200
CTVU258Sound Design$200
CTVU310Screenwriting$200
CTVU 327Film Producing$200
CTVU350Fundamentals of TV Production$200
CTVU370Editing$200
CTVU427Film Producing$200
CTVU480Production Practicum$200
CTVU495Internship$70
CTVU496Senior Project$200
ENGL485English Senior Seminar$40
GENE100Making of the Christian Mind$75
GENE402Making of the Christian Leader$75
GOVT493Senior Sem in Government$30
HIST 207Western Civilization I$25
HIST401Historiography & Research Meth$30
MATH440History of Mathematics$25
MUSI 347Sight Reading/Musical Performa$70
MUSI348Ensemble Performance$70
MUSI380Voice Practicum$70
NSCI270Natur/Sci/Ethics w/ Laboratory$70
NSCI499Thesis Research and Writing$70
PHYS221General Physics I$70
PHYS222General Physics II$70
THEU105Stagecraft$200
THEU132Basic Acting 1$200
THEU181Pract/TheatreProd:Costume$70
THEU221Movement for the Stage$200
THEU 227Makeup for the Theatre$200
THEU232Basic Acting 2$200
THEU234Voice/Diction for Stage 1$200
THEU251Improvisation$200
THEU312Stage Combat$200
THEU323Principles of Theatre Design$200
THEU324Stage & Theatre Management$70
THEU330Screen Acting 1$200
THEU337Voice/Diction for Stage 2$200
THEU375SpTp: Playwriting$60 (fees vary per section)
THEU 380Voice Practicum$70
THEU402Modern Drama$70
THEU 405Theatre History 1$70
THEU406Theatre History 2$70
THEU420Performance Studio$70
THEU496Portfolio$70
UED480APracticum I$70
UED480BPracticum II$70
UED495Field Experience/Student Teach$200
ACCT472Advanced Accounting II$50
ANIM115Intro to Sound & Motion Graphics$200
ANIM121Fundamentals of Design$70
BUSN470Strategic Management$50
CRJU460Senior Research/CrimJus$30
CTVU480Production Practicum$70
CTVU495Internship$70
ENGL485English Senior Seminar$40
GENE100Making of the Christian Mind$75
GENE402Making of the Christian Leader$75
GOVT493Senior Sem in Government$30
HIST401Historiography & Research Meth$30

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