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

(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 1315

3
Creative Arts:
Arts 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304,
Honors 2302,Music 1306, 1310, 1313,
Theatre 1310
3

Cultural Competence 2323

3

English 1301, 1302

6

General Studies 1181

1
History 1301, 1302 6
Life and Physical Sciences:
Biology 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 2423, 2424,
Chemistry 1405, 1411,
Geography 1301/1101,
Geology 1403, 1404,
Physical Science 1315/1115,1317/1117,
Physics 1303/1103, 1304/1104
8
Mathematics 1332, 1342
3
Political Science 2305, 2306
6
Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Agricultural Economics 2317,
Economics 1300, 2301, 2302,
Geography 2305,
Psychology 2301, 2315,
Sociology 1301, 1306
3
Electives
  Hours
Electives
51