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Intelligence Collection & Analysis Option

Program Requirements (Intelligence Studies Certificate)

GOVT 379   Evolution of the US Intelligence Community 3
GOVT 382 Intelligence Process 3
GOVT 383 Counterintelligence 3
GOVT 384 Intelligence Analysis 3


Intelligence Collection and Analysis Option

Select 12 upper-division hours (300 or 400 level) in courses related to intelligence collection and analysis including, but not limited to, forensic computing, geographic information systems, logic, mathematics, risk analysis or statistical analysis. 

CS 310   Algorithms and Advanced Data Structures   3
CS 360 Operating Systems 3
CS 420 Data Mining Concepts 3
CS 480 Computer Security 3
CS 485 Network Security 3
GEO 349 Intro to GIS/Cartography 3
GEO 351 Geographic Information Systems 3
GEO 353 GIS Applications 3
GOVT 314  American Political Thought 3
GOVT 316 Modern Ideologies 3
GOVT 387 Vulnerability, Risk, and National Security 3
GOVT 410 Seminar in American Politics 3
MATH 303   Data Structures 3
MATH 320 Codes and Cryptography 3
MATH 353 Statistics 3
MATH 355 Operations Research 3
MATH 365 Introduction to Mathematical Statistics   3
MATH 400 Foundations of Computability   3
MATH 453 Concepts in the Design of Experiments   3
MATH 455 Linear Statistical Models 3
MATH 456 Nonparametric Statistics 3
PHIL 412 Symbolic Logic 3
SOC 450 Research Methodology 3
SOC 451 Social Science Data Analysis   3
SOC 455 Qualitative Research for the Social Sciences 3
Other courses as approved by the certificate advisor.
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