Intelligence Management, BS

The Bachelor’s Degree in Intelligence Management introduces the student to the basic concepts of intelligence gathering and analysis.  The student will begin to understand how intelligence manifests itself in many ways, requiring an astute and open mind to determine how to analyze and understand what and where intelligence can be found as well as how it can be used.  This program also provides a basis for the student’s study at more advanced levels.  All courses are four and a half quarter units unless otherwise noted.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this degree-completion program will be able to do the following:

  • IM-PLO B1: Identify, describe and critically evaluate information sources and applicable intelligence technologies
  • IM-PLO B2: Appraise contemporary and emergent threats, challenges and issues within a sphere of the security industry such as business, law enforcement, homeland security, national security or regional studies.
  • IM-PLO B3: Analyze intelligence issues or challenges
  • IM-PLO B4: Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in diverse groups and to identify and apply professional ethics to the intelligence field.
  • IM-PLO B5: Develop general professional written and oral reports and presentations that are relevant to security industry decision-makers.

Intelligence Management: Bachelor of Science

180 Credits

Major Core (49.5)

INT300Fundamentals of Intelligence

4.5

INT305Advanced Critical Thinking and Logic

4.5

INT310Fundamentals of Analysis

4.5

INT315Open Source Research

4.5

INT330Writing for the Intelligence Professional

4.5

INT379History of Intelligence, Part 1

4.5

INT380History of Intelligence, Part 2

4.5

INT390Covert Action

4.5

INT400Counterintelligence

4.5

INT476Intelligence Collection

4.5

PHIL400Ethics of Security and Counterterrorism

4.5

Major Support Core (13.5)

Choose any three courses

INT320Propaganda and Disinformation

4.5

INT401Interrogation and Interviewing Techniques

4.5

INT440Technical Surveillance

4.5

INT445Operational Security

4.5

INT460Clandestine and Secure Communications

4.5

INT477Collection Management

4.5

NUC350Principles of Grand Strategy

4.5

NUC410Weapons Systems

4.5

Must take all major core courses before enrolling in any of the major support core courses below.

Open Electives (27)

Choose any six courses.

Students may also include any course from support core courses if not previously taken as a major support core course.


CI3710Internet Security

4.5

CI3715Cybercrime and Information Systems

4.5

CI3725Network Security

4.5

CJ2240Introduction to Private Security

4.5

CJ2700Cybercrime in Criminal Justice

4.5

CJ3005Gangs in America

4.5

CJ3020Serial Killers and the Law

4.5

CJ3030Hate Crimes and the Law

4.5

CJ3050Loss Prevention

4.5

CJ3400Constitutional Law

4.5

CJ4000/PS4000Psychology and the Law

4.5

CJ4450Security Operations Theory

4.5

CJ4500Homeland Security and Terrorism

4.5

INT511DCAdvanced Analytical Methods

4.5

INT521DCAdvanced Intelligence Collection

4.5

INT600DCIntelligence Team Management

4.5

INT680DCOperational Concepts and Planning (Targeting)

4.5

PRO375History of Executive/Dignitary Protection

4.5

PRO380Conflict Resolution

4.5

PRO385Etiquette and Rapport

4.5

PRO398Fundamentals of Threat Assessment

4.5

PRO405Consequence Management

4.5

PRO422Building Security

4.5

PRO430Travel and Hospitals

4.5

PRO432Principal’s Office and Residence

4.5

PRO433Off-site Visits

4.5

PRO466Advance Work

4.5

PRO494Essentials of Executive Protection

4.5

SEC305Offensive v. Defensive Security: Understanding the Broader Security Field

4.5

SEC320Foundations of the Security Industry

4.5

SEC326Foundations of Vehicular Security

4.5

SEC340Effective Writing for the Security Professional

4.5

SEC344Protective Security Law

4.5

SEC360Information Security

4.5

SEC366Managing the Security Organization

4.5

SEC375Workplace Violence, Workplace Security

4.5

SEC452Infiltration Techniques

4.5

SEC486Bomb Threat Management

4.5

TCT306Media and Terrorism

4.5

TCT310Psychology of Violence

4.5

TCT390Foundations of Terrorism

4.5

TCT395Counterterrorism

4.5

TCT396Terrorist Techniques

4.5

TCT410Lone Wolf Terrorism

4.5

TCT420Psychology of Fear

4.5

TCT425Religious Extremism

4.5

TCT430Ethno/Nationalist Terrorism

4.5

TCT435Terrorist Support Networks

4.5

TCT440Islamism and Terrorism

4.5

* Students who do not have a 3.25 CGPA or applicable transfer credit will enroll in an appropriate undergraduate course. Transfer credit may replace major core, major support core, or open elective 500DC+ and 3000+ courses.  Students must also maintain a grade of B or higher in all subsequent courses and complete the Master's application process.

General Education and Open Electives (90)

(Available for block transfer)

Communications

EN1150Composition I

4.5

EN1300Composition II

4.5

 

EN2100Speech

4.5

OR

EN2150Interpersonal Professional Communication

4.5

General Education

CS1201Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success!

5

OR

CS1203Bridge to Success: Creating Your Future at NAU

5

 

CS1301Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success

5

CS2086Career Path Planning

2

Mathematics

MA2000Quantitative Reasoning

4.5

MA3000Business Statistics

4.5

Humanities/Foreign Language

HU2000Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

4.5

HUHumanities Elective

4.5

FL101Beginning Foreign Language Part 1

4.5

FL102Beginning Foreign Language Part 2

4.5

Open Electives

Behavioral/Social Science Elective

4.5

SCScience Elective

4.5

Open Electives

28.5