The Certificate in Global Security Studies is multi-disciplinary and is open to pre and post baccalaureates. The program is designed to provide students with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to pursue a career in either national intelligence and/or global security. The program allows students to pursue either the certificate, advanced certificate or minor. The certificate program requires completion of six (6) selected courses; whereas, the advanced certificate requires successful completion of an additional 6 hours and/or a language proficiency in Arabic, Mandarin, Russian or Swahili. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 and more than 60 credit hours will have the option to complete an internship with one or more participating public sector agencies.
The certificate program(s) has seven areas of emphasis: African world affairs, computer information systems, criminal justice, economics, engineering, political science and psychology. Each track requires completion of three (3) core courses and three (3) elective courses from a selected area.
3 Courses or Nine Credit Hours
|ECO 2013 ||Principles of Economics I||3|
|ECO 2023 ||Principles of Economics II||3|
|INR 4102||American Foreign Policy||3|
|INR 4334||National Security Policy||3|
|INR 3502||International Organizations||3|
|INR 4084||Politics of Terrorism ||3|
|POS 4715||Politics of Game Theory||3|
|POS 4787||Analytic Writing in Political Science||3|
|POS XX ||Psychology of Terrorism||3|
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