Embrace a career dedicated to safeguarding nations and protecting global security with our Bachelor of Arts in Security & Strategic Studies program. Dive into the realms of international security, counterterrorism, intelligence analysis and strategic planning while gaining a deep understanding of global threats, conflict resolution and diplomatic strategies. With this program, you will be well-prepared for a career in national security agencies, defense organizations, intelligence agencies and international organizations. Enroll today and become a guardian of peace and stability in an increasingly complex world.
- To be a career path program that will graduate experts, decision-makers and leaders in the field of security and strategic studies.
- Motivate students to engage in constant learning inside and outside of the class; learn how to research and propose recommendations in the field of specialization in Security and Strategic Studies.
- Offer quality teaching and research learning resources environment, conducive for undergraduate students.
- Assure quality and consistency in learning outcomes of both theoretical and practical value, meeting the national market demands.
- Continuously develop the program, ensuring operating strategic standards are met, aligning with the AUE’s mission; aligning with national and international standards and strategies and methodologies to produce original and advanced research in the intelligence and security field.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Recognize the Concepts, Principles, Implementation of Security Strategic Studies, Intelligence and International affairs.
- Demonstrate critical analysis in the trends of global terrorism.
- Analyze the economic and political impact of international and domestic political conditions.
- Interpret the various elements of the theory of war and state’s behaviors in the affects in conflict situations.
- Contribute to the continued development of academic and professional field in security and strategic studies.
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Prof. Chahine A. Ghais
Professor / Dean
Prof. Dusko Tomic
Professor / Program Director - Security And Strategic Studies
Dr. Eldar Šaljić
Associate Professor / Program Director - Security Studies And Information Analysis
Dr. Nahla Hamdan
Assistant Professor / Program Director - Master of Arts and Diplomacy
Dr. Gerasimos Rodotheatos
Assistant Professor / Department Chair - BA In Security And Strategic Studies
Dr. David Meyer
Dr. Renny Castaneda
Dr. Kleanthis Kyriakidis
Dr. Shishir Upadhyaya
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