The Intelligence Certificate provides a comprehensive study of the various issues of intelligence policy, process, epistemology, analysis, and history. Students in the program learn how American political and cultural values affect the role and practice of intelligence in the United States and how intelligence fits into the national strategic context. Elements of this program also address the problem of understanding foreign cultures and the practices of foreign powers. The program prepares students for careers in intelligence, counterintelligence, homeland security, law enforcement, and the military.
- IWP 605 Intelligence and Policy
- IWP 610 Counterintelligence in a Democratic Society
- IWP 631 Foreign Propaganda, Perceptions and Policy
Elective Courses (Choose a total of 8 credits)
- IWP 612 American Intelligence and Protective Security: An Advanced Seminar
- IWP 618 Information Operations and Information Warfare
- IWP 622 Comparative Intelligence Systems: Foreign Intelligence and Security Cultures (2 credits)
- IWP 632 U.S. Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond
- IWP 637 Public Diplomacy and Strategic Influence OR IWP 641 Political Warfare: Past, Present, and Future
- IWP 640 Cultural Intelligence for Strategy and Analysis
- IWP 644 Spies, Subversion, Terrorism, and Influence Operations
- IWP 647 Case Studies in Counterintelligence Operations
- IWP 648 Military Intelligence and Modern Warfare
- IWP 652 Estimative Intelligence Analysis and Epistemology
- IWP 654 History of FBI Counterintelligence
- IWP 655 Technology, Intelligence, Security, and Statecraft
- IWP 656 Intelligence Collection
- IWP 662 Surprise, Warning, and Deception (2 credits)
- IWP 667 Forecasting and Political Risk Analysis
- IWP 668 The Role and Importance of Human Intelligence
- IWP 676 A Counterintelligence Challenge: The Enigmas and Benefits of Defectors
- IWP 678 Covert Action and National Security
- IWP 679 Defense Strategy, Planning and Budgeting
- IWP 681 Intelligence and the Law
- IWP 686 Terrorist Advocacy and Propaganda (2 credits)
- IWP 691 Cyber Strategy Development (2 credits)
- IWP 692 Cyber Terrorism and Intelligence (2 credits)
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic terms, concepts, history, theories, and geography related to intelligence.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of the various issues of intelligence policy, process, epistemology, analysis, and history, as well as how American political and cultural values affect the role and practice of intelligence in the United States and how intelligence fits into the national strategic context.
- Students will demonstrate a general understanding of foreign cultures and the practices of foreign powers.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to assess arguments, identify logical flaws, and obtain supporting or corrective information.
- Students will demonstrate the use of clear, effective and persuasive communications.