2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 27, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

National Security, International Security and Justice Concentration, B.S.

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The Bachelor of Science in National Security is designed to prepare students to enter the important areas of employment associated with the national security infrastructure of the United States. Graduates of this program will understand the nature and scope of the various national security agencies, the national security strategy, and the connections between the nation’s national security strategy and the policies developed to help ensure our nation’s security. Students in this concentration will focus on international relations, foreign policy, and international crime. Coursework is centered on the skills needed to work for international agencies or foreign policy organizations.

University Core Curriculum

The completion of 40 credits of University Core Curriculum with the following restrictions is required:

  • CC1 - Written Communication:ENGL 1112  or ENGL 1113  
  • CC2 - Oral Communication and Presentation: COMM 1130  
  • CC3 - Mathematical and Quantitative Literacy: MATH 1104  or higher
  • CC4 - Scientific Exploration: Any Course 
  • CC5 - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: UNIV 1141  
  • CC6 - Historical Perspectives: Any Course
  • CC7 - The Individual and Society: Any Course
  • CC8 - Global and Intercultural Awareness: Any Foreign Language 
  • CC9 - Perspectives on Creative Arts: Any Course
  • Plus 12 credits of Tier II courses

Required Major and Elective Courses

Students earning the B.S. degree in National Security are required to complete at least 121 credits, including the University Core Curriculum as defined above and the following courses:

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