The undergraduate certificate in Intelligence & National Security Studies (INSS) introduces students to the highly desired skills and competencies necessary to work within the US Intelligence Community.  Combining courses and extracurricular activities, the INSS certificate demonstrates to future employers that you are knowledgeable about the dynamic, multidisciplinary field of intelligence, it's role in security and diplomacy, and the ethics and laws governing intelligence collection and dissemination.  Open only to undergraduates.

Students must complete the following:
POLS 125Introduction to Intelligence and Statecraft 3
POLS 130US Intelligence Community3
POLS 325Intelligence Analytics3
POLS 345Counterintelligence3
Students enrolled in the certificate program are also required to participate in 20 hours of campus activities through workshops, lectures, etc. that have an intelligence/national security focus (the effort to complete these experience points will not exceed 2 credit hours).