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Intelligence Studies Track (IS)

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
SS 340 Modern U.S. Foreign Policy 3
SIS 415 GSIS Senior Capstone Course 3
Security Operations Management Practicum
Senior Cooperative Internship
Senior Thesis
 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 Program 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

Leadership Analysis

Select 5 of the following:
PSY 306Psychology of Deception Detection3
PSY 311Sensation, Perception, and Cognition3
PSY 313Personality and Profiling3
PSY 322Research Design4
PSY 336
PSY 365Abnormal Psychology3
SIS 325Foundations of Terrorism3
SIS 342Interview Techniques & Tactics3
SS 310Personality Development3
Upper-Level course as approved by the Program Chair
Total Credit Hours15

Political, Diplomatic, and Military Analysis

Select 5 of the following:
EC 317Global Economics, Politics and Culture3
SIS 317Political Change, Revolution, and War3
SIS 330World Political Thought3
SIS 400International Security and Globalization3
SIS 406American National Security Policy: Theory and Practice3
SS 311U.S Military History 1775-19003
SS 321U.S. Military History 1900-Present3
SS 326Russian-U.S. Relations3
SS 333U.S. - Asian Relations3
SS 334Contemporary Africa and the World3
SS 363Inter-American Relations3
SS 410International Human Rights3
Upper-Level course as approved by the Program Chair
Total Credit Hours15

Economic Analysis

Select 5 of the following:
BA 430International Trade and Regulations3
EC 211Macroeconomics3
EC 312Money and Banking3
EC 315Managerial Economics3
EC 317Global Economics, Politics and Culture3
EC 330Air Transport Economics3
FIN 342International Finance3
SIS 400International Security and Globalization3
Upper-Level course as approved by the Program Chair
Total Credit Hours15

Cyber Analysis

Select 5 of the following:
CI 310Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance3
CI 311Securing Computer Networks3
CI 450Computer Forensics II3
CS 118Fundamentals of Computer Programming3
CS 213Introduction to Computer Networks3
CS 303Network Security3
CS 304Introduction to Computer Forensics3
CS 432Information and Computer Security3
Upper-Level course as approved by the Program Chair
Total Credit Hours15