sec451 | undergraduate

Global Security Issues

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This course introduces the student to the evolutionary changes to the global security environment. The course will help the student understand the dynamic nature of global factors influencing security strategies and how domestic security policy integrates these global strategies.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Influence of Social Unrest on Global Security

    • Compare the linkages of social unrest in facilitating extremist and terrorism ideologies.
    • Determine the security considerations affecting humanitarian programs.
    • Explain the balance between human rights and social unrest.

    International Crime and International Police Organizations

    • Explain the influence of international crime on global stability.
    • Explain the influence of weapons proliferation on global security.
    • Compare the role of public security organizations to private security organizations in a global setting.

    Economic and Environmental Influences on Global Security

    • Explain the security ramifications and influence of economic disparity and global trading systems.
    • Compare the link between national security and natural resources.
    • Determine whether environmental policy influences international security.

    Emergent Trends in Global Security

    • Identify emergent global themes affecting security.
    • Compare the effect of globalization on the security apparatus.
    • Explain the influence of globalization on domestic security policy.

    Geopolitical Influences on Globalization

    • Define globalization.
    • Describe geopolitical influences on global security policy.
    • Compare differences between state and non-state actors.
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