2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: HMSY 1337 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC

Course Title: Introduction to Homeland Security

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of homeland security. Evaluation of the progression of homeland security issues throughout Texas and the United States. An examination of the roles undertaken and methods used by governmental agencies and individuals to respond to those issues. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: HMSY 1342 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, MVC

Course Title: Understanding and Combating Terrorism

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Study of terrorism and reasons why America is a terrorist target. Includes methods of combating domestic and international terrorism terrorist operations, cyber-terrorism, narco-terrorism, the mind of the terrorist, and organized crime's impact on terrorism. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)


Course Number: HMSY 1470 (4 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Cyber Terrorism

This is a Local Need Course.
Course Description: Use of cyber-crime by terrorist organizations and their impact on our nation’s information based infrastructure, government, corporate, and private institutions and citizens. Includes a study of the uses of computer forensics and methods to defend against cyber-attacks. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: HMSY 2306 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC, EFC, MVC

Course Title: Organized Crime and Terrorism

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Examination of links between organized crime and terrorism. Includes information concerning current terrorist groups; ties to ethic-related organized crimes; and terrorist organization’s use of black marketing, money laundering, identity theft, credit card theft, and fraud to fund terrorism. (3 Lec.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.