Undergraduate Admissions Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Madonna University
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176
(734) 432-5339 or (800) 852-4951, ext. 5339
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Email: admissions@madonna.edu

Homeland Security Plan of Study

Homeland Security: Cert Comp
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Homeland Security: Cert Comp


   Certificate Courses (15 cr. to be chosen)

      CJ  1020   Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 cr.  An overview of the criminal justice system in the United States. The history of law enforcement; the political, sociological, and philosophic background of police functions, the courts and corrections system; constitutional problems as they relate to the police function; and the use of recent technology in criminal justice is explored. 
      CJ  3210   Principles of Criminology (CJ*/FOR/SOC) 3 cr.  Study of the incidence, type, causes, and theories of adult deviant behavior. Emphasis is placed upon current crime trends and statistics and the processes involved in dealing with crime. 
      CJ  3500   Homeland Security and Terrorism (CJ*/EM) 3 cr.  Examination of the nature of the threat to the United States and how America is responding to the danger of terrorism, international and domestic. The policies, principles, strategies, organizations, and programs that are responsible for protecting the homeland. The efforts of the federal government, state, and local governments, as well as business and private citizens, are explored. Prerequisite: CJ 1020 or permission of instructor. 
      CJ  4150   Criminal Investigation (CJ*/FOR) 3 cr.  Integration of principles and procedures of criminal investigation; conduct at a crime scene; search, collection, and preservation of evidence; interviewing; methods used in crime laboratories; and planning for effective courtroom participation. Prerequisite: CJ 1020. 
      CJ  4450   Interviewing and Investigative Report Writing 3 cr.  The art of interviewing and interrogation and the comprehensive skills necessary for the integration and documentation of information that is obtained from a wide variety of sources. Prerequisite: CJ 1020. 
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