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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Module 1: Domestic Catastrophic Destruction

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 36 min), 6 readings, 3 quizzes
5 videos
About the Instructor9m
L1 The Origin of Homeland Security7m
L2 Weapons of Mass Destruction8m
L3 9/116m
6 readings
Turning Point, pp3-10 & pp13-16 (Optional)10m
Tokyo Subway Attacks Lessons (Optional Video)10m
Turning Point, pp10-12 (Optional)10m
More About WMD (Optional Video)10m
We Have Some Planes (Optional)10m
9/11 Lessons Learned (Optional Video)10m
3 practice exercises
L1 Challenge Questions30m
L2 Challenge Questions30m
L3 Challenge Questions30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Module 2: HS & DHS

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 12 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
L6 DHS Missions4m
4 readings
Homeland Security (Optional)10m
Challenging the Definition of Homeland Security (Optional Video)10m
DHS Evolution (Optional)10m
SecDHS Remarks on Unity of Effort (Optional Video)10m
3 practice exercises
L4 Challenge Questions30m
L6 Challenge Questions30m
Exam 130m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Module 3: Safeguarding Against Domestic Catastrophic Destruction

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 13 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
L8 Critical Infrastructure Protection7m
3 readings
Counter WMD Strategy (Optional)10m
Critical Infrastructure Protection (Optional)10m
Why is Critical Infrastructure Critical? (Optional Video)10m
2 practice exercises
L7 Challenge Questions30m
L8 Challenge Questions30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Module 4: Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 21 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
3 videos
L9 DHS Cybersecurity8m
L10 Cybersecurity Basics5m
4 readings
Surpassing Disproportion (Optional)10m
Congressional Hearing (Optional Video)10m
DHS Cybersecurity (Optional)10m
TED Talk on Cybersecurity (Optional Video)10m
5 practice exercises
L5 Challenge Questions30m
L9 Challenge Questions30m
L10 Challenge Questions30m
Exam 230m
Making the Business Case30m

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