HLS 3050: Terrorism Response Operations


Examines various tactical response options with emphasis on pre-incident preparedness, mitigation actions, and use of protocols within the National Incident Management System (NIMS) framework.


  1. Examine proactive measures to detect and mitigate the impact of a potential terrorist attack.
  2. Discuss the concepts and components of the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
  3. Evaluate preparedness actions for terrorism response operations.
  4. Assess the effectiveness of terrorism response protocols.
  5. Determine protective measures for individuals at the scene of a terrorist attack.
  6. Develop a plan for post-terrorism recovery.
  7. Examine lessons learned from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
  8. Relate the benefits of interoperability to terrorism response operations.




Introduction to homeland security: Policy, organization, and administration (Rev: 2nd ed.)

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (2021)
Author: Oliver, W. M., Marion, N. E., & Hill, J. B.
ISBN: 9781284154634
Price: (No information available)

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact the CSU Bookstore at bookstore@columbiasouthern.edu