2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 20, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Intelligence and National Security Minor

College of Sciences
School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs
Howard Phillips Hall (HPH), 302


Professor: Dr. Mark Schafer

This minor introduces students to the fundamentals of intelligence and national security, and it allows for students to specialize in one or more different areas that are appropriate for a career in these fields. This minor will be helpful for students majoring in any field who are interested in careers in intelligence and national security, and particularly for students in Political Science, International and Global Studies, and Criminal Justice.

The minor in Intelligence and National Security consists of 18 credit hours at the undergraduate level, including two required core courses and four electives.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Minor Requirements

  • A grade of “C” (2.0) or better for all classes is required in courses counting towards the minor.
  • At least 15 hours used in the minor must be taken at UCF.
  • Internships, independent study and substitute courses/new courses are allowed at the director’s discretion (for a maximum of 3 credit hours).
  • No more than 3 credit hours may overlap with any other major or minor. (Note: The myKnight Audit cannot capture overlapping courses between two or more programs; therefore, students should have their program reviewed by the School before filing for graduation.)

Prerequisite Courses

  • Students must satisfy each course’s prerequisites before enrolling in the class.

Required Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Restricted Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Select four courses from the following list:

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • None