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Do you need a new and interesting elective?
Would you like to learn more about our Nation’s response to terrorism?
Would your resume be improved by a course on security?
Introduction to Homeland Security (AJ140) is a new course being offered at Santa Rosa Junior College – Public Safety Training Center. The course will be presented in a hands-on format.
AJ140 will cover the current threats facing the United States including terrorism and natural disasters, then explore how the U.S. and California are organized to prepare and respond, and finally discuss government and industry jobs and careers associated with keeping our homeland safe. Students can expect to learn about:
SRJC has proven ability, leadership, instructors, and community partnerships to prepare police, fire, and emergency medical first responders (http://www.santarosa.edu/ps ). Building from this foundation, SRJC can now help prepare students for homeland security work. Students will employ “table-top war-game” style exercises to prepare and respond to simulated homeland security events. Students can expect a variety of talented presenters representing TSA, FEMA, CG, Cal-EMA, ICE, local LE, private security firms, etc. Each student will also have the opportunity to research and present a relevant topic of their choice.
This course (and future courses in HS) positions SRJC as one of a growing number of community colleges across the country preparing students for entry-level government and industry careers in homeland security, a vocational area still experiencing growth in the SF Bay Area and nationwide. The course will cost $204 for California residents and earns 3 college units. Please register online or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Brian Marvin, email@example.com (707) 836-2914
Director Brian Marvin visiting the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey CA. CHDS will support SRJC with homeland security curriculum.