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    Government and Public Administration

    The Government and Public Administration cluster is new to Denton ISD. It includes executing governmental functions to include Governance; National Security; Foreign Service; Planning; Revenue and Taxation; Regulation; and Management and Administration at the local, state, and federal levels. With the growth of America, there will be numerous employment opportunities in this area. Students may enjoy leadership and competition opportunities in the Business Professionals of America (BPA) student leadership organization.



    National Security

    Grade Placement ..........11-12

    Credits ...........................2

    Prerequisite ...................None


    National Security includes knowledge of maintaining a strong national security and encompasses such activities

    as operating a security agency, responding to disasters (participating in Community Emergency Response Teams/CERT), leadership skills and intelligence information. It also includes mitigating and preparing for the possible effects of chemical, biological or nuclear event and understanding the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) on a local, state, and national level. Understanding of and ability to work collaboratively with military and paramilitary structures is a necessary addition. Leaders in the

    field will be frequent guest speakers.





Last Modified on February 18, 2015