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Submitter's Information


Kristy Paine


Full time Faculty/ Assistant Chair


Inland Empire/Desert


Moreno Valley College

CTE Dean

CTE Dean's Name

Arthur Turnier

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Program Details

Program Title

Homeland Security

Submission Type


TOPs Code

Industrial and Transportation Security (210530)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description
This course is designed to introduce students to a comprehensive overview of homeland security from an all-hazard, multidisciplinary perspective. Students will examine threats to homeland security, including natural and technological disasters, as well as acts of domestic and international terrorism, including weapons of mass destruction. Students will review the roles and responsibilities of government agencies, private organizations, and individual citizens in homeland security including but not limited to law enforcement, fire, EMS, public health, education, mental health, and special districts (water, utilities, sanitation). Students will meet the state and federal requirements for certification in SEMS/NIMS by completing: IS 100 (Introduction to Incident Command), IS 200 (ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents), IS 700 (National Incident Management System: An Introduction) and IS 800 (National Response Plan: An Introduction).
Enrollment Completer Projections
It is expected to have 40 students earn the certificate from the high school after the third year of the program 20/21. It is expected to see 10-15 students complete the AA degree annually starting in the 20/21 academic year.

Program Proposal Attributes

Program Award Type(s) (Check all that apply)
  • Certificate of Achievement: 16 or greater semester (or 24 or greater quarter) units (C)
  • A.A. Degree (A)
Program Goal
Moreno Valley College is beginning a Pilot Program with 2 local high schools to provide ADJ/HLS classes to high school students utilizing dual-enrollment. This certificate, 6 classes of Homeland Security, will also be the core classes offered in our AA degree in Homeland Security. This certificate will provide a pathway from the high schools to the community college in Homeland Security. The AA degree will allow the students to transfer to area 4-year institutions that currently have undergraduate and graduate degrees in this discipline. The certificate and AA degree is also intended for our college students. This discipline has pathways for employment in public, private and government arenas. Moreno Valley college is currently partnering with the Post Naval Graduate School in Monterey for the high school program and is a member of the UAPI group. University, Agency Partnership Initiative. (Homeland Security Education)

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)

18 units

Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)

18 units

Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)

60 units

Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative


Program Requirements
HLS 1- Introduction to Homeland Security HLS 2- Preparedness for Emergencies, Disasters and Homeland Security Incidents HLS 3- Response to Emergencies, Disasters and Homeland Security Incidents HLS 4- Recovery in Emergencies, Disasters and Homeland Security Incidents HLS 5- Investigation of Emergencies, Disasters and Homeland Security Incidents HLS 6- Case Studies in Emergencies, Disasters and Homeland Security Incidents

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07/30/18 - 02:30 PM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  08/20/18

Received regional recommendation at 8-16-18 IEDRC Deans Meeting.