Security and Intelligence Studies

This minor is designed for students who wish to gain a general understanding of security and intelligence concepts and processes, their application, and their vital importance to national security. Students take three core courses that will provide the basic knowledge and understanding of these disciplines. An additional three courses selected from the designated list address how these disciplines are applied in the government sector, the private sector, and in the global environment.

SIS 210Security Fundamentals3
SIS 315Studies in Global Intelligence I3
SIS 325Foundations of Terrorism3
or SIS 335 Counter-Intelligence
Select three of the following:9
Global Crime and International Justice Systems
Political Change, Revolution, and War
Global History, Politics, and Culture
Intelligence and Technology
Foundations of Terrorism
Intelligence Analysis, Writing, and Briefing
Counter-Intelligence
Interview Techniques and Tactics
OSINT Research and Analysis
International Security and Globalization
Environment and Security
Government and Corporate Security Management
Aviation Security and Technology
Homeland Security and Technology
Information Protection and Computer Security
Physical Security and Facility Design
Total Credits18