National Security Intelligence Minor
The objective of this academic minor is to allow students to study intelligence issues and challenges related to US national security. US National Security may be defined as the protection of the nation’s people and territories against physical assault and the protection of vital economic and political interest, the loss of which could threaten the fundamental values and vitality of the state. Intelligence may be defined as a secret nation state activity to understand or influence adversarial entities. Students will take courses in multiple disciplines across UNH while pursuing the national security intelligence minor. Students completing this minor will have a composite view of national security intelligence and related topics that may support career path in the government, private sector, and not for profit realms.
The Minor in National Security Intelligence will require five courses (20 credits). Two courses originate in the Department of Security Studies, which provides the foundation for the minor. Students will build upon this foundation with three additional intermediate course electives from the Department of Security Studies and other departments across UNH.
|HLS 550||History and Structure of the U.S. Intelligence Community||4|
|HLS 650||Intelligence Systems and Structures in Homeland Security||4|
|Select three of the following: 1||12|
|Political Violence and Terrorism|
|Issues in Intelligence Collection|
|Intelligence Analysis and Production|
|Espionage and History|
|Foreign Relations of the United States|
|United States in World Affairs|
|Comparative Government and Society|
|Strategy and National Security Policy|
|Propaganda and Persuasion|
At least one course must be from the Department of Security Studies.
For more information about the National Security Intelligence minor on either campus, contact Andrew Macpherson, minor supervisor, at Andrew.Macpherson@unh.edu.