Let curiosity move you to minor in National Security Studies!


The National Security Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program that prepares you for national security careers through aquisition of subject matter expertise and analytical skills. You can explore the wide variety of critically-important security challenges we face in the 21st century, such as weapons of mass destruction, terrorism and the emerging field of human security.


In the College of Arts and Sciences, we know experience is valuable and goes beyond the classroom. We strive to help you connect your academics with research, internships, education abroad, service learning, and leadership experiences.

  • The Intelligence Community (IC) Scholars Program is a career mentoring program with a focus on intelligence, revolving around international experiences (study abroad), events, skills training, career mentoring, and networking.


Acquire skills such as critical thinking, writing, briefing and analysis techniques specifically tailored for the national security field. Whether you are interested in homeland security, intelligence gathering and analysis, foreign relations, diplomacy, or even international development, the National Security Studies minor will add insight and skills needed to succeed in these professions.