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Minor Requirements

The minor in Intelligence and Security Studies is designed to enable students to develop an understanding of the intelligence process, its effect on the policy-making process, and the legal and ethical considerations involved in the endeavor. 

 

Minor Requirements

A grade of C or above is required in each course to be applied toward the minor. Courses used in the minor cannot be used to satisfy minor's requirement.

 

The requirements to complete the minor consists of the following:

Required  Courses:                                                                                                   Credits

Intelligence and Security Studies Core Requirements                                                     9

POLI 201  Introduction to American Government (3)

INTEL 300  Introduction to Intelligence Studies (3)      

INTEL 310  Intelligence Analysis (3) 

                     

Intelligence and Security Studies Core Elective (Choose One)                                          3

INTEL 311  Intelligence Communications (3)

INTEL 312  Intelligence Operations (3)

INTEL 330  Introduction to National Security (3)

INTEL 335  Homeland Security (3)

 

Area Specialization (Choose one)                                                                                      3

POLI 321 State and Society in Modern Latin America (3)

POLI 330 Introduction to the Middle East (3)

POLI 334 East Asian Politics (3)

POLI 348 Introduction to Africa (3)

HIST 327 Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union: 1918 to Present (3)

SOC 353  The Sociology of Crime (3)

 

Electives  (Choose one)                                                                                                        3

CBAD 203 Fraud Detection (3)

CSCI 385 Introduction to Information Systems Security (3)

ECON 375 Economics and National Security (3)

HPRO 382 Diseases and Disorders (3)

MATH 408 Cryptography (3)

POLI 315 International Relations (3)

POLI 316 Comparative Politics (3)

POLI 318 International Political Economy (3)

POLI 339 Diplomacy (3)

POLI 340 International Negotiations (3)

POLI 341 Contemporary American Foreign Policy (AKA HIST 377) (3)

POLI 343 Terrorism and Political Violence (3)

POLI 355 Foreign Policy Analysis (3)

POLI 435 Globalization (3)

PSYC 440 Theories of Personality (3)

 

Total Credits Required:                                                                                                     18

 

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jonathan Smith at jonsmith@coastal.edu.