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Global Security Studies Track (GSS)

Suggested Program of Study

Freshman Year
Credits
CI 119 Introduction to Cyber Security for Non-Majors 3
COM 122 English Composition 3
Foreign Language I & II 6
Humanities Lower-Level Elective 3
MA 120 Quantitative Methods I 3
College Algebra
Physical or Life Sciences with Lab 4
SIS 100 Introduction to Global Security 3
SS 110 World History 3
SS 120 U.S. History 3
 Credits Subtotal31.0
Sophomore Year
BA 201 Principles of Management 3
COM 223 Intelligence Writing 3
Foreign Language III & IV 6
MA 222 Business Statistics 3
Physical Science Elective 3
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SIS 200 Introduction to the U.S. Legal System 3
History of Modern Europe
SIS 210 Security Fundamentals 3
SS 204 Introduction to Geography 3
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
 Credits Subtotal30.0
Junior Year
COM 219 Speech 3
EC 210 Microeconomics 3
An Economic Survey
Open Electives 9
PSY 306 Psychology of Deception Detection 3
Personality and Profiling
Regional Studies Area of Concentration 3
SIS 315 Studies in Global Intelligence I 3
SS 320 Government of the U.S. 3
SS 327 International Relations 3
 Credits Subtotal30.0
Senior Year
Functional Area of Concentration Courses 15
Humanities or Social Science Upper-Level Elective 3
Open Elective (Upper Level) 6
SIS 415 GSIS Senior Capstone Course 3
Security Operations Management Practicum
Senior Cooperative Internship
Senior Thesis
SS 340 Modern U.S. Foreign Policy 3
 Credits Subtotal30.0
 Credits Total: 121.0

Regional Areas of Concentration

Select one Regional Area of Concentration

China and East Asia

Foreign Language I & II in Mandarin Chinese6
Foreign Language III & IV in Mandarin Chinese6
One of the following:
LCH 306Asian Literature3
SS 333U.S. - Asian Relations3
Study abroad or course approved by Chair3
Total Credit Hours15

Middle East

Foreign Language I & II in Arabic6
Foreign Language III & IV in Arabic6
One of the following:
RS 306Studies in Middle Eastern History and Culture3
RS 307Islam and Arabic Culture3
RS 310Modern Middle East in World Affairs3
SIS 416Middle Eastern Comparative Law3
SIS 418Islam: Origins, History, and Role in the Modern World3
SS 336The Modern Middle East in World Affairs3
Study abroad or course approved by Program Chair3
Total Credit Hours15

Latin America

Foreign Language I & II in Spanish6
Foreign Language III & IV in Spanish6
One of the following:
SS 363Inter-American Relations3
Study abroad or course approved by Program Chair3
Total Credit Hours15

Russia and Eastern Europe

Foreign Language I & II in Russian6
Foreign Language III & IV in Russian6
One of the following:
SS 326Russian-U.S. Relations3
Study abroad or course approved by Program Chair3
Total Credit Hours15

Functional Areas of Concentration

Select one Functional Area of Concentration and 5 courses to complete

Security Operations Management

Select 5 of the following:
ACC 329Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination3
CS 304Introduction to Computer Forensics3
SIS 335Counter-Intelligence3
SIS 342Interview Techniques & Tactics3
SIS 414Government and Corporate Security Management3
SIS 422Homeland Security and Technology3
SIS 425Information Protection and Computer Security3
SIS 426Physical Security and Facility Design3
Upper-Level course as approved by the Program Chair3
Total Credit Hours15

Pre-Law and Law Enforcement

Select 5 of the following:
BA 390Business Law3
SIS 220Investigative Methodology and Forensic Science4
SIS 308Courts and Criminal Justice3
SIS 312Global Crime and International Justice Systems3
SIS 342Interview Techniques & Tactics3
SIS 352White Collar Crime3
SIS 365Project Management3
SIS 411Procedural Laws and Evidence3
SIS 414Government and Corporate Security Management3
SIS 416Middle Eastern Comparative Law3
SIS 420Aviation Security and Technology3
SIS 421History and Philosophy of Law/Jurisprudence3
SIS 422Homeland Security and Technology3
SIS 425Information Protection and Computer Security3
SIS 428Supply Chain Security3
SIS 430Emergency Management and Contingency Planning3
SIS 431Incident Command System3
SS 410International Human Rights3
Upper-Level course as approved by the Program Chair
Total Credit Hours15

Transnational Crime

Select 5 of the following:
SIS 308Courts and Criminal Justice3
SIS 323Intelligence and Technology3
SIS 325Foundations of Terrorism3
SIS 352White Collar Crime3
SIS 421History and Philosophy of Law/Jurisprudence3
SIS 422Homeland Security and Technology3
SS 410International Human Rights3
Upper-Level courses as approve by the Program Chair3
Total Credit Hours15