Career Elective Homeland Security 2

DESCRIPTION:

This course will prepare online students to employ the skills needed for controlling access and handling evidence, as well as basic safety requirements. It will also provide techniques to manage stress and control emotions. The course is presented in two semesters.

Semester 1 describes techniques and procedures for controlling access to an area of interest and how to gather, protect, and present evidence, including witness testimony. It also discusses basic safety requirements with an emphasis on fire safety and advanced first aid procedures.

Semester 2 focuses on managing stress and emotions, stress and its impact, emotional intelligence, anger management, and conflict resolution.

CREDITS:

1 Credit

PREREQUISITES:

Career Elective Homeland Security 1

Homeland Security 2: Semester 1

  • Evidence
  • Preserving Evidence
  • Witnesses
  • Providing Testimony
  • Perimeter, Area, and Point Protection Systems
  • Techniques for Controlling Access and Egress
  • Badges, Digital Controls, and Barriers
  • Security of Information
  • General Safety
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Fire Safety
  • Basic Fire Prevention, Detection, and Suppression
  • Fire Classes and Extinguishers
  • Officer Responsibilities in Case of Fire
  • Emergency Measures Plan
  • Advanced First Aid
  • Homeland Security 2: Semester 1 Test

Homeland Security 2: Semester 2

  • Pretest
  • What is Stress?
  • Signs and Symptoms of Stress
  • Sources of Stress
  • Techniques for Managing Stress
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Mindset and Stress
  • Stress and Values Clarification
  • Stress at Work
  • Emotional Intelligence (EI)
  • Emotional Intelligence Skills
  • Understanding Anger
  • Anger Cycle
  • Anger Management
  • Conflict Basics
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Addressing Violent Situations
  • Homeland Security 2: Semester 2 Test