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Bachelor of Security Studies (B.S.S.) in
Border and Homeland Security

(120 semester hours)

The Bachelor of Security Studies (B.S.S.) in Border and Homeland Security 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 homeland security, criminal justice, emergency management and associated legal issues. 

Students who have completed their CCAF degree should follow the Bachelor of Border Security (B.B.S.) Degree Plan.

Delivery Method

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

Academic Major
  Hours
Border Security 3301, 3340, 4330, 4351, 4354, 4389
18

Border Security (advanced)

18

Cultural Competence 3310, 3312

6
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
Minor
  Hours
Minor
18
Electives
  Hours
Electives
18