This study compares the views of three groups of undergraduate students regarding National Security Agency bulk surveillance programs, including: Homeland Security majors, Criminal Justice majors, and those studying other disciplines. To do, data were gathered from 257 students attending a private, mid-sized University via an online questionnaire. The results indicate that Homeland Security majors are significantly more likely than both Criminal Justice majors and students studying other disciplines to perceive bulk surveillance programs as effective, but less likely to perceive those programs as Constitutional. Implications of these findings are discussed.
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Ulan, E., Lockwood, B., & Comiskey, J. (2018). Constitutional, ethical, both, or neither? An investigation of homeland security majors' perceptions of national security agency bulk surveillance programs. Journal of Homeland Security Education, 7, 46-59, https://jsire.org/constitutional-ethical-both-or-neither-an-investigation-of-homeland-security-majors-perceptions-of-national-security-agency-bulk-surveillance-programs