PSS4900 Transportation Protection and Vulnerability Assessment

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Wilton Gleaton

Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to threat assessments of critical infrastructure including agriculture, cyber and information technology, telecommunications, chemical, transportation, energy, water, medical, emergency services, and postal and shipping. Analyzes of the costs and benefits of various protection strategies will also be discussed.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students taking the Transportation Protection & Vulnerability Assessment course will be provided with an introduction to threat assessments of critical infrastructure including agriculture, cyber and information technology, telecommunications, chemical, transportation, energy, water, medical, emergency services, and postal and shipping. Students will explore a full spectrum of issues associated within the public safety field including threat analysis, response, and recovery.

Why This Course Is Important:

This course closely examines critical infrastructure and transportation threat assessments and vulnerability. Student will discuss the protection process to secure the protection of people, physical entities, critical information, and support systems in the event of natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and accidental or intentional man-made critical incidents.