National Security
  • Course Name:  §130.207. National Security (One Credit)-N1295021 Credits: ½ - 1


    COURSE DESRIPTION:  National Security introduces the students to the aspects of disaster management. The course includes engaging simulation exercises related to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and terroristic events using homeland security programs and National Incident Management System (NIMS) programs.

     The students will be introduced to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) technology through academic study and applied instruction.  Students will be introduced to terminology and concepts relating to GIS/RS technology and will apply these concepts through the use of GIS software programs.  Students will participate in structured, applied learning exercises taken from existing data sources, as well as conduct new study of these data sources through self-driven study and analysis.



     GRADING:                                  Departmental Grading Criteria

    90-100%     = A                   45%     Summative Exams and Projects
    80-89%       = B                   30%     Knowledge & Skill Application Performance
    79-75%       =C                                Classwork/Homework     
    74-70%       =D                    15%     Quizzes
    Below 70%     F                    10%     Student Engagement Classwork