Introduction to Aviation Safety and Security

POL233 (Liberal Arts) Introduction to Aviation Safety and Security 0 hrs. 3 crs. Analysis of threats, security and protection within the aviation industry, emphasizing a political and public policy perspective. Impact of international terrorism, hijacking, sabotage, bombings, theft, smuggling, and terminal invasion are examined to include objectives and motivations of groups and individuals. Airport, airline, and terminal security programs are developed and presented in accordance with applicable FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations and ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) procedures and agreements. Application of profiles, technology, and current security measures are presented as they apply to the defense against loss of life and property. Emphasis is placed on the global nature of security issues. Preq: ENG 125 and POL 103. Hours to be arranged.