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Bachelor of Border Security (B.B.S.)

124 semester hours

The Bachelor in Border Security (B.B.S.) degree is meant to increase students’ awareness and understanding of current issues in Border Security within the wider realm of Homeland Security. The courses will increase the students’ critical thinking and analytic skills across the diverse fields of Criminal Justice, Criminology, Emergency Management, and associated legal issues.

Students must have completed their Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree from the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) in order to be admitted to the program. For students who do not have their CCAF degree, they will follow the Bachelor of Security Studies (B.S.S.) in Border and Homeland Security Degree Plan

Delivery Method

This degree is offered completely online and in a hybrid (online and on-campus) format.   

Academic Major
  Hours

Border Security 3101, 3307, 3340, 4351, 4354, 4389

16
Border Security (advanced) 15
Other Requirements
  Hours

Communication 2301

3

Creative Arts:
Art 1301, 1302, 2301, 2302,
Honors 2302,
Music 1341, 1342, 1351, 1376,
Theatre 1311

3

Cultural Competence 2323

3

English 1301, 1302

6

General Studies 1181

1
History 1301, 1302 6

Life and Physical Sciences:
Biology 1410, 1411, 1481, 1482, 2423, 2424,
Chemistry 1401, 1411,
Geography 2301/2101,
Geology 1401, 1402,
Physical Science 1301/1101, 1302/1102,
Physics 1301/1101, 1302/1102

8

Mathematics 1332, 1333

3

Political Science 2301, 2302

6

Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Agricultural Economics 1331,
Economics 1300, 2301, 2302,
Geography 2305,
Psychology 1303, 2301,
Sociology 1303, 2301

3
Electives 51