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Minor in Intelligence and Homeland Security

Minor in Intelligence and Homeland Security: This minor is designed to introduce students to the concepts of Intelligence and Homeland Security. This includes terrorism, intelligence collections systems, cyber security, local and national security, engineering, defense contracting, and emergency management. This minor seeks to develop each student’s capabilities for critical thinking and systematic analysis and is designed to increase the student’s knowledge of effective leadership for national security. It will enhance the knowledge and skills of students majoring in other subjects but interested in applying their discipline within the fields of homeland security and/or intelligence. No students are excluded from pursuing this minor; however, students may not use any course toward satisfying both the minor requirement and a specific or area requirement in his or her major. Total Credit Hours Required: 15, of which at least 3 must be completed at The Citadel. For more information contact Dr. Larry Valero,


Structure of the Minor:

Required Courses:
INTL201 Introduction to Intelligence Studies 
INTL210 Homeland Security
INTL310 Intelligence Collections & Programs
Electives: (choose two)
BIOL207 Bioterrorism
CHEM309 Chemistry of War
CRMJ330 Emergency Management
CRMJ331 Cyber Investigations
CRMJ332 Comparative Homeland Security
CRMJ383 Comparative Criminal Justice
CSCI227 Introduction to Cybersecurity
INTL301 Advanced Analytics 1 (*Prereqisite for INTL 403*)
INTL311 US Intelligence Successes & Failures
INTL312 America's Drone Campaign Since 9/11
INTL401 Intelligence Support to Military Operations
INTL402 The Military Instrument of Power
INTL 403 Intelligence Capstone
INTL464 Intelligence Internship
INTL465 Special Topics in Intelligence 
PSCI310 Domestic Terrorism
PSCI332 National Security Policy
PSCI342 International Terrorism
PSCI433 US National Intelligence
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