Transportation and Border Security (CJS 253)

This course provides an in-depth view of modern border and transportation security. Specific topics of study will include security for ships and seaports; aircraft and airports; trains, ground transportation, and their related terminals; commercial trucking; pipelines and power transmission; bridges and tunnels; and major border-crossing control points. Existing and emergent technologies needed to detect terrorists, their weapons, and inherent vulnerabilities in infrastructure, will be a special emphasis of the course, along with discussion of the legal, economic, political, and cultural aspects of transportation safety and border security.


The following courses must be taken prior to this course
CJS 251 - Introduction to Homeland Security
Term Location Sections Available
2019 Spring Semester - 10 Week Sections
Central Campus (Blue Bell)