PAD/CJ 5954 Democracy, Policy and Security

Students successfully completing the four courses will receive a Graduate Certificate from UCCS. In addition, the courses may be used as electives toward the Master of Public Administration or Master of Criminal Justice programs at the School of Public Affairs, and may be used as electives in a variety of other graduate degrees at UCCS.

This course provides students a thorough understanding of the intelligence-policy dynamic, policy-practitioner relationships, oversight mechanisms in the United States and elsewhere, and issues related to intelligence failures. It examines contextual factors influencing the development of national and homeland security strategies and emphasizes the role intelligence plays in doctrine, technology and international relations.