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Justice Studies / Homeland Security, A.S. (Cumberland)

his option will examine threats to the U.S. homeland with insight into the implications for maintaining homeland security. The concentration will examine this new concept for America and the basic responsibilities of defending the United States. This
includes the study of counterterrorism and antiterrorism, law enforcement, border and transportation security, critical infrastructure protection, and emergency response.

Program Goals

  • ​Demonstrate knowledge of the current trends, problems and concerns of the contemporary criminal justice, including terrorism, hate crime, cybercrime and societal violence.
  • Identify the role of each component of the US criminal justice system.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the US Constitution and the constitutional implication of the criminal procedure in the US as applied to arrest, use of force, and search and seizure.
  • Identify the moral, ethical and legal obligations of criminal justice professionals.
  • Recognize the roles of various criminal justice professions.
  • Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources related to the profession.


Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar.



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The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.