El Centro College - Course Descriptions for HMSY
El Centro 2015 - 2016 Catalog

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HMSY 1337 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, ECC
Single-Course Delivery for ECC

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.)


HMSY 1340 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC
Single-Course Delivery for ECC

Homeland Security Intelligence Operations
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of the intelligence community. Includes the role of intelligence and law enforcement. Topics include collection methods, management of operations, classification, production and analysis, and assessment of threat vulnerability. Source development will be conducted. (3 Lec.)


HMSY 1342 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at EFC
Single-Course Delivery for EFC

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.)


HMSY 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC
Single-Course Delivery for ECC

Special Topics in Homeland Security
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM 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.