National Security Studies
Serving as interdisciplinary majors, coursework from history, political science, criminal justice, sociology, social work, computer science, math, Christian ministry, and psychology will provide a well-rounded liberal arts education experience. The program will have common features and will include work in the following areas:
- The American policy-making process, with a specific emphasis in national security policy
- Research methods
- Professional ethics from a Christian perspective
- A senior seminar capstone experience that includes a faith-reflective component related to the student’s career goals
What classes will I take?
- American National Government
- Political Violence and Terrorism
- Homeland Security
- American Foreign Policy
What kind of experiences will I have?
The National Security Studies Fellows bring real-world professionals to campus for interaction with students. Ask questions of experts and delve into the possibilities of working in this dynamic field. Our students benefit from the experience of University President John Pistole, who spent much of his career in public service protecting our nation's security, as they discover their calling.
What kind of job can I anticipate after graduation?
- Linguist/Foreign Language Expert
- National Security Analyst
- Security Officer
- Intelligence Officer