Nuclear Enterprise Security Studies Online Bachelor’s Degree


The Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Enterprise Security Studies is earned by satisfactory completion of program equivalent to two years of full time upper division study. The Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Enterprise Security Studies program is designed for professionals within the Nation’s nuclear enterprise responsible for maintaining a safe, reliable, and credible nuclear deterrent and a robust incident response capability. The program increases the student’s knowledge of the fundamentals of security, deterrence policies, the nuclear enterprise, and nuclear and radiological event operations.

All courses are four and a half quarter units unless otherwise noted.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this degree-completion program will be able to do the following:

  • Use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to apply preventive, deterrent and response actions related to nuclear and radiological subjects.
  • Assess information from a variety of sources on issues of strategic security in the nuclear enterprise.
  • Communicate clearly in a variety of mediums to nuclear enterprise stakeholders.
  • Work collaboratively in diverse groups to identify issues in the nuclear enterprise security environment.
  • Assess ethical and civic-minded approaches to challenges within the nuclear enterprise and strategic security environment.


INT305? ? ?Advanced Critical Thinking and Logic

INT310? ? ?Fundamentals of Analysis

NUC350? ? ?Principles of Grand Strategy

NUC415? ? ?Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Weapons

PHIL400? ? ?Ethics of Security and Counterterrorism

PRO398? ? ?Fundamentals of Threat Assessment

PRO405? ? ?Consequence Management

SEC320? ? ?Foundations of the Security Industry

SEC340? ? ?Effective Writing for the Security Professional

SEC486? ? ?Bomb Threat Management

TCT390? ? ?Foundations of Terrorism

Transfer three nuclear enterprise security studies courses (a minimum of 13.5 quarter credit hours) successfully completed at an institution from which NAU has agreed to accept such credits pursuant to an articulation agreement.

CI3710? ? ?Internet Security

CI3715? ? ?Cybercrime and Information Systems

CI3725? ? ?Network Security

CJ2240? ? ?Intro to Private Security

CJ2700? ? ?Cybercrime in Criminal Justice

CJ3005? ? ?Gangs in America

CJ3020? ? ?Serial Killers and the Law

CJ3030? ? ?Hate Crimes and the Law

CJ3050? ? ?Loss Prevention

CJ3400? ? ?Constitutional Law

CJ4000? ? ?Psychology and the Law

CJ4450? ? ?Security Operations Theory

CJ4500? ? ?Homeland Security and Terrorism

INT300? ? ?Introduction to Intelligence

INT315? ? ?Open Source Research

INT320? ? ?Propaganda and Disinformation

INT379? ? ?History of Intelligence Pt 1

INT380? ? ?History of Intelligence Pt 2

INT390? ? ?Covert Action

INT400? ? ?Counterintelligence

INT401? ? ?Interrogation and Interviewing Techniques

INT440? ? ?Technical Surveillance

INT445? ? ?Operational Security

INT460? ? ?Clandestine and Secure Communications

INT476? ? ?Intelligence Collection

INT477? ? ?Collection Management

NUC410? ? ?Weapons Systems

OL4100? ? ?Organizational Culture and Leadership

OL4300? ? ?Organizational Development and Change

PRO375? ? ?History of Executive-Dignitary Protection

PRO380? ? ?Conflict Resolution

PRO385? ? ?Etiquette and Rapport

PRO405? ? ?Consequence Management

PRO422? ? ?Building Security

PRO432? ? ?Principal’s Office and Residence

PRO433? ? ?Off-Site Visits

PRO466? ? ?Advance Work

PRO494? ? ?Essentials of Executive Protection

PRO500DC? ? ?Advanced Executive Protection

PRO595DC? ? ?Advanced Protection Operations

PRO690DC? ? ?Advanced Threat Assessment

SEC305? ? ?Offensive versus Defensive Security

SEC344? ? ?Protective Security Law

SEC360? ? ?Information Security

SEC366? ? ?Managing the Security Organization

SEC375? ? ?Workplace Violence, Workplace Security

SEC452? ? ?Infiltration Techniques

SEC665DC? ? ?Cybersecurity

TCT306? ? ?Media and Terrorism

TCT310? ? ?Psychology of Violence

TCT395? ? ?Counterterrorism

TCT396? ? ?Terrorist Techniques

TCT410? ? ?Lone Wolf Terrorism

TCT425? ? ?Religious Extremism

TCT430? ? ?Ethno/Nationalist Terrorism

TCT435? ? ?Terrorist Support Networks

TCT440? ? ?Islamism and Terrorism


EN1150? ? ?Composition I

EN1300? ? ?Composition II

EN2100? ? ?Speech OR
EN2150? ? ?Interpersonal Professional Communication


MA1500???? Intermediate Algebra

MA2050???? College Algebra

Humanities Electives
Behavioral/Social Science

Behavioral/Social Science
Behavioral/Social Science Electives


SC1300? ? ?Physical Science

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CS1201? ? ?Juggling College, Life, and Career:? Set Up for Success!
CS1203???? Bridge to Success:? Creating Your Future at NAU

CS1301? ? ?Do the Numbers! Achieving College and Career Success

CS2086? ? ?Career Path Planning? OR
SEC105? ? ?The Foundation, Functions, and Future of Strategic Security or Equivalent

Gen ED or Open Electives


Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.