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Security Studies

Security Studies

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Chestnut Hill College’s Accelerated Adult Degree Program is designed for the adult learner. The Security Studies interdisciplinary degree is designed to develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and planning skills of security professionals from diverse backgrounds. The program provides professional preparation in areas such as risk analysis, emergency planning, threat assessment and criminal investigation. 

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Major Requirements

In addition to the Core Liberal Requirements, 54 credits are required in the major. The Major requirements are:

  • UECJ 125 - Introduction to Security Studies
  • UECJ 230 – Security Investigations
  • UECJ 233 – Risk Analysis
  • UECJ 235 - Emergency Planning & Management
  • UECJ 240 - Terrorism
  • UECJ 250 – Criminology
  • UECJ 350 – Research Methods
  • UECJ 364 – Criminal Law
  • UECJ 365 – Criminal Procedure
  • UEMA 103 – Survey of Math
  • UEPO104 – International Studies
  • UEPO 330 – Constitution Law and Public Policy
  • UESO 128 – Diversity Issues
  • UECJ 453 – Senior Seminar

 

Major Electives

Any four of the following courses are required:

  • UEBC 230 – Information Systems
  • UECJ/PO 203 – Civil Liberties
  • UECJ 260 – Law Enforcement
  • UECJ 400 – Special Topics
  • UECJ 460 – Internship
  • UEMG 340 – International Business
  • UEPO 103 – American Federal Government
  • UEPO/MG 350 Government and Business
  • UEPS 250 – Social Psychology
  • UEPS 203 – Social Problems
  • UESO 250 – Human Behavior in the Social Environment

 

Locations

For your convenience, Chestnut Hill College offers accelerated degree courses in four locations:

  • Chestnut Hill College Main Campus
  • Father Judge High School in Northeast Philadelphia
  • Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell
  • University Center at Montgomery County Community College in Pottstown

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Transferring credits

Students can transfer up to 75 credits from another accredited college or university. Prior Learning Assessment options can also help you earn credits for on-the-job experience and training programs.

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For more information or to schedule a personal visit with an Admissions Representative:

Call - 215-242-7704 | Email - adultdegree@chc.edu | Visit - chc.edu/scpsvisit