Associate in Science Degree Career Technical Education - Homeland Security

PROGRAM CODE: 1S37218

The Associate in Science Degree Technical Education - Homeland Security provides CTE students with the opportunity to earn a 60-unit degree that demonstrates commitment to the field and meets the CSU-GE or UC IGETC general education requirements. Students should consult with a counselor when planning to complete this degree for more information on university admission and transfer requirements. The courses listed for each area of emphasis do not necessarily reflect major preparation requirements at any specific university but some courses may be used to fulfill university requirements.

To earn the CTE AS Degree with Homeland Security emphasis, students must complete the following requirements:

  1. 21 units of major coursework
  2. Cypress College Native General Education requirements; California State University General Education Breadth requirements (CSU GE Breadth) or IGETC General Education requirements
  3. completion of 60 semester units of CSU transferable coursework, and
  4. have an overall GPA of 2.0.

At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Core Courses (6 units):
ATC 102 CCareer Communication/Portfolio3
ATC 112 CHomeland Security3
Electives - students must complete 15 units from the following:15
Intro to Criminal Justice3
Concepts of Criminal Law3
Aviation/Transportation Security3
Disaster Preparedness/Response3
Cultural Tourism3
Crew Resource Management3
Passenger Services and Safety3
Total Units21