National Security Studies

Ripon College offers a minor in national security studies. Ripon College is one of the only liberal arts and sciences colleges in America to offer a minor in what is arguably the topic most relevant to students interested in government, the diplomatic corps, the private security industry and America’s intelligence agencies. It provides focused study of national security issues in an interdisciplinary context. It is designed for those students who wish to purse in-depth study of issues such as security policy, intelligence issues, energy security policy, economic/trade security issues, terrorism, and politico-military affairs. It also will be useful for students interested in professionally related careers in governmental or non-governmental organizations.