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National Security and Foreign Intelligence Analysis Major Requirements

For more detailed information, refer to the University Catalogue of your entering year.


Foundation Courses

  • American Government and Politics
  • World Politics or Introduction to Geography
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Quantitative Political Analysis

National Security and Intelligence Core Courses

  • American Foreign Policy
  • Intelligence Gathering, Analysis, and Dissemination
  • Colloquium in Political Science (National Security)

Any two from the following National Security and Intelligence Distribution Courses

  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • Economies of the Asian Pacific Rim
  • The Middle East
  • Modern China
  • Southeast Asia
  • South Asia
  • Terrorism
  • European Politics
  • Asian Politics
  • Post-Soviet Politics
  • Politics of the Developing World
  • Religious Conflict and Peace-Building

Any two from the following Professional Skills Courses

  • Introduction to Professional Writing
  • Leadership and Team Communication
  • Organizational Analysis

Required Internship

  • Foreign Policy Internship

In addition to the required courses listed above, each student is required to complete a minor in one of the following areas (see the University of Mount Union catalogue for minor requirements)

  • Minor in Foreign Language
  • Minor in Computer and Network Security