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TLMT416 - Air Cargo Operations and Security

Course Details

Course Code: TLMT416 Course ID: 4367 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides students with an understanding of air cargo theft and proper control for safety and security of people, the cargo and the environment. This remains the focal point of cargo security management despite the justifiably increased concern for disruptions due to natural catastrophes, accidents and global terrorism. Topics include introduction to cargo security, benchmarking against best practices in the industry and conduct of an effective cargo theft investigation. With what are the learning outcomes? At the completion of this course the student will be able to: Assess transportation as a conveyance and evaluate the impact of transportation disruptions on the supply chain, understanding of the role of airport management operations focused on air cargo movement and control through an airport system.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/28/21 - 06/03/22 06/06/22 - 07/31/22 Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session
03/29/22 - 09/02/22 09/05/22 - 10/30/22 Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Assess transportation as a conveyance and evaluate the impact of transportation disruptions on the supply chain
  2. Describe cargo security planning for all modes of transportation security
  3. Evaluate the different challenges of facility security
  4. Describe the economic impact of government oversight on cargo security
  5. Assess cargo security planning from the perspective of users (human factor) in multiple industries
  6. Compare the role of state and local transportation authority’s regarding security

No textbook is required for this course. Please see supplemental reading.

Required Readings:
Suggested articles are provided for each forum/assignment. The student should seek additional resources in the University library. Articles should be peer-­‐reviewed and not sought from sources such as Wikipedia, Yahoo Answers, and/or blogs.

Please visit and search by the course number (ex: LITR210) to access your required resources.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.