Core geographic knowledge and skills
Understand, explain and apply the NGS-related foundational concepts of Human Societies and Spatiality, Physical Environments, Human-Environmental Interaction, Regional Geography, Critical Spatial Thinking, and Effective Communication.
Intelligence and the Intelligence Community
Students will be able to act professionally using fundamental principles of intelligence (e.g., collection, analysis) and describe how intelligence is used in government and private environments. Contributing courses include Geography 441 and 442.
Geography and Security
Students will be able to analyze simple security and intelligence problems using a geographic perspective, relating human actions to cultural, political, economic, social,and physical landscapes.
Case Study Analysis
Students will be able to analyze social science data (case histories) using structured analytical methods peculiar to intelligence analysis as practiced at the Federal level.
Collaboration and Problem Solving
Students will be able to combine their acquired group research habits with their individual competencies in oral and written information exchange using geographic concepts and investigative techniques.