Department of Political Science Terrorism Studies Minor

Department of Political Science

Terrorism Studies Minor

The minor in terrorism studies is an 18 hour interdisciplinary program providing students an understanding of the phenomenon of terrorism and related topics and issues. There is one 3-hour required course, with the remaining 15 hours distributed from the list of elective courses.

Required Course:

POLS 4305: International Terrorism

Elective courses, divided into two groups:

Group A--Take three from the following: (9 hours)

ALHS 3302: Human Diseases
COSC 4362: Computer Security
CRIJ 4340: Crimes of Violence
POLS 4310: International Conflict
POLS 3395: Middle Eastern Politics
POLS 4365: Special Topics*
BIOL 4395: Special Topics*
CHEM 4398: Special Topics*

Group B--Take two from the following: (6 hours)

RELI 3310: Introduction to Judaism
RELI 3320: Introduction to Islam
RELI 3330: Introduction to Christianity
RELI 3350: Topics in Religion and Politics
PHIL 4330: Comparative Religious Philosophy

*The Special Topics courses will be allowed to count for the minor when the specific subject matter is congruent with this program of study and approved by the program advisor.