Homeland Security & Emergency Management: A.S.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Identify and describe the components, participants, and processes of the U.S. homeland security and emergency management system.
- Describe the homeland security and emergency management cycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts of ethics and due process as they apply to the U.S. justice system.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills necessary for success in the homeland security and emergency management field.
SUNY Broome’s AS in Homeland Security & Emergency Management degree program prepares students for careers in homeland security and emergency management, including the fields of law enforcement, fire service, and emergency medical services. This program also provides excellent transfer opportunities to four-year institutions.
Homeland security and emergency management encompasses the enforcement of local, state, and federal laws, border security, hazard prevention, preparedness, mitigation, response, recovery, safeguarding critical infrastructure, and protection of private sector assets.
This program is intended to provide:
- An instructional environment that encourages critical thinking and professionalism
- Knowledge and understanding necessary to work in the field of study
- Career preparedness opportunities
- The opportunity to collaborate with the community through service learning activities
- Interaction with experienced faculty, guest speakers, common hours, and campus presentations
- The opportunity for seamless transfer and success at four-year institutions