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Department of Security Studies and Criminal Justice
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Minors

To declare a minor, students should speak with the academic advisor in their current major. The Department of Security Studies and Criminal Justice offers these minors:

  Minor in Border Security

These are the requirements effective Fall 2012.
The Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 minor requirements can be found in the 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog.

18 hours

 
Required Courses Hours
BOR 3301 Studies in Homeland Security 3
BOR 3304 Transnational Crime 3
BOR 3340 Legal and Constitutional Issues in Homeland Security 3
BOR 4310 Maritime Security 3

Plus six semester hours from one of the following pairs of courses:

Paired Courses Hours
BOR 3320 History of Terrorism 3
BOR 4321 Current Trends in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism 3

Or

Paired Courses Hours
BOR 3322 Weapons of Mass Destruction 3
BOR 4330 Disaster Preparedness/Emergency Planning 3

Or

Paired Courses Hours
BOR 3343 International Law 3
BOR 4345 Federal Immigration Law 3

Or

Paired Courses Hours
BOR 3307 Introduction to Cybersecurity 3

BOR 3309 Information Security and Protection
or
BOR 4301 Critical Communicational Infrastructure

3

 

  Minor in Criminal Justice

 
Required Courses Hours
CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
Any Criminal Justice (CRIJ) courses
*Six hours must be advanced courses taken in-residence.
15

 

  Minor in Cultural Competence and Security Studies

18 hours

 
Required Courses Hours
CUL 3310 Introduction to Cultural Competence: Making Sense of the World I 3
CUL 3312 Cultural Competence: Making Sense of the World II 3
CCSS 3315 Contemporary Security Issues in World Politics 3
CCSS 3317 American Government, Politics and National Security 3
Additional hours of any CCSS course 6