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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.

Academic Major
Courses Hours
Border Security 3101, 3307, 3340, 4351, 4354, 4389 16
Border Security (advanced) 15
Major Support Courses
Courses Hours
Cultural Competence 2323 3
Mathematics 1332, 1342 3
Core Curriculum
Courses Hours
Core Curriculum. Students should be aware that some majors specify particular courses to meet core-curriculum requirements when options are available. 42
Electives
Courses Hours
Electives 51

AU-ABC Partnership

The B.B.S. degree has been approved by Air University to be included in the AU-ABC program. Degrees in the AU-ABC program allow students to transfer all 64 credit hours of their Associate of Applied Science Degree from CCAF into the course requirements. Since the B.B.S requires 124 SCH and all 64 hours from the CCAF degree will be used, the student is only required to complete an additional 60 SCH to complete the B.B.S. degree.

The Office of Admissions, in conjunction with the Department of Security Studies and Criminal Justice, will make an exception to standard policy with regard to Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) credits for a CCAF degree-holder. All credits from CCAF associate’s degrees will be accepted and applied toward your degree plan. However should you choose to change your degree plan to a degree other than those specified below, the transfer credits originally accepted and applied may be revoked.