Course Summary
Credit Type:
ACE Course Number:
Organization Course Number:
TRAEN 072056
18 weeks (710 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 anti-terrorism
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 introduction to law enforcement
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 marksmanship
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 physical education
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 homeland security
Upper-Division Baccalaureate 3 homeland security law


The course objective is to convey to new CBP Officers the knowledge, skills, and abilities to meet CBP's primary mission to protect America and the American people by preventing terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the United States, while at the same time facilitating the flow of legitimate trade and travel, in addition to working side by side with Agriculture Specialists to protect America's food supply and agricultural industry.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Detect terrorists and instruments of terror
  • Determine admissibility of aliens seeking entry
  • Facilitate the flow of lawful goods and items in and out of the country
  • Protect the U. S. from harmful products and pests that should not be allowed entry

General Course Topics:

  • History and mission
  • Title 8 and Title 19 laws, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Computer systems
  • Physical training
  • Firearms
  • Defensive tactics
  • Tactics use of force
  • First aid
  • Fraud documents
  • Non-intrusive inspection devices
  • Interviewing
  • Terrorism
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Laboratory
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials