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Address: 855 E. Lavaca St., Beaumont, TX 77705
Phone: (409) 880-8023

LIT is the first college approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer an Associate of Applied Science degree in Homeland Security. Students have two options with the Homeland Security degree. They may focus on courses leading to careers as a Homeland Security Specialist or a Crime Scene Technician. LIT also offers a one-year Certificate of Completion in Homeland Security.

The Associate of Applied Science in Homeland Security and the Certificate of Completion in Homeland Security provide standardized education and training with real-world solutions to Homeland Security and National Defense. The Associate of Applied Science in Homeland Security combines disciplines in computer security, emergency communications, emergency management, fire technology, law enforcement and private security.


Degree Plan for Certificate in Homeland Security
Institutional Requirements
DORI 0200College Success Skills2 : 2 : 0
Program Requirements
CJSA 1322Introduction to Criminal Justice3 : 3 : 0
CJSA 1327Fundamentals of Criminal Law3 : 3 : 0
 or 
CRIJ 1310Fundamentals of Criminal Law3 : 3 : 0
CJSA 1342Criminal Investigation3 : 3 : 0
 or 
CRIJ 2314Criminal Investigation3 : 3 : 0
HMSY 1337Introduction to Homeland Security3 : 3 : 0
HMSY 1340Homeland Security Intelligence Operations3 : 3 : 0
HMSY 1341Critical Infrastructure Protection3 : 3 : 0
HMSY 1342Understanding and Combating Terrorism3 : 3 : 0
HMSY 1343Weapons of Mass Destruction3 : 3 : 0
- Capstone Course
Program Credits : Lecture Hours : Lab Hours24 : 24 : 0