The WSU Online Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security (HLS) provides students with a foundation in security, with specialized learning in emergency management, terrorism studies, or cybersecurity.
The online BS in Homeland Security degree combines WSU's General Education requirements with a solid core of homeland security courses. This four-year program can be completed fully online, transfer credits are accepted from regionally accredited community colleges and universities.
It is important that you work with your advisor when choosing your classes. For more information, please contact the CJ Online Academic Advisor at CJonline@wichita.edu or (316) 978-7757
120 overall credit hours required.
- 33 hours Homeland Security Core Curriculum
- 3 hours HLS electives
- 3 hours English 210
- 5 hours Spanish 212
- WSU General Education and other Liberal Arts & Sciences Graduation Requirements
- 12 hours Foundation Skills Courses
- 12 hours Fine Arts & Humanities Courses General Education Courses
- 12 hours Social & Behavioral Sciences General Education Courses
- 10 hours Natural Science General Education Courses
- The remaining hours would be open electives, including up to 11 additional hours of HLS elective coursework.
*Transfer credits may be accepted from regionally accredited institutions.
You may transfer credits from other regionally accredited institutions and work with your online academic advisor to develop a plan of study that will help you finish your degree online.
The HLS program follows the semester schedule of Wichita State University. You can start Fall, Spring or Summer Semester.
Your college will be the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Fall Semester: July 1
Spring Semester: December 1
Summer Semester: April 1
Online Undergraduate Tuition - $325.87 per credit hour* additional college fees may apply.
*Based on 2018-2019 tuition rates and are subject to change.
This is a full bachelor's program which requires completion of 120 overall credits, typically a 4 year program.
- Transfer students may be able to earn their BS online in two years or less.
- Your individual plan of study will be customized based on your schedule and prior coursework.
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