College of Professional Studies (CPS)

Explanation of Course Numbers

  • Courses in the 1000s are primarily introductory undergraduate courses
  • Those in the 2000s to 4000s are upper-division undergraduate courses that can also be taken for graduate credit with permission and additional work
  • Those in the 6000s and 8000s are for master’s, doctoral, and professional-level students
  • The 6000s are open to advanced undergraduate students with approval of the instructor and the dean or advising office

CPS 0920. Continuing Research-Master's. 1 Credit.

CPS 1000. Special Topics. 1-4 Credits.

CPS 1090. Assessment of Prior Learning. 1-12 Credits.

CPS 1191. Special Topics. 1-3 Credits.

Pre-college level course of various topics. May be repeated for credit provided the topic differs.

CPS 2017. Intrusion Detection Systems. 2 Credits.

Introduction to and experimentation with intrusion detection tools for data capture analysis; recognizing types of cyber threats and creating in-depth defense measures. Recommended background: Prior coursework and/or experience in information systems protection, cyber threat detection, risk management, computer network defense, or related topics.

CPS 2101. The Criminal Justice System. 4 Credits.

CPS 2102. Resource Management. 4 Credits.

CPS 2103. Particular Forms of Crime. 4 Credits.

CPS 2104. Leading Teams. 4 Credits.

CPS 2105. Deviance and Social Control. 4 Credits.


CPS 2106. Strategic Planning. 4 Credits.

CPS 2107. Models of Policing. 4 Credits.

CPS 2108. Criminal Intelligence. 4 Credits.


CPS 2109. Criminal Analysis. 4 Credits.

CPS 2110. Predictive Policing. 4 Credits.

CPS 2130. Introduction to Forensic Science. 4 Credits.


CPS 2131. Crime Scene Investigation. 4 Credits.

CPS 2132. Computer Crime Investigation. 4 Credits.

CPS 2133. Incident Management. 4 Credits.

CPS 2134. Ethical Dilemmas in Policing. 4 Credits.

CPS 2170. Domestic Violence. 4 Credits.

CPS 2171. The Criminal Mind. 4 Credits.

CPS 2172. Comparative Police Systems. 4 Credits.

CPS 2173. Transnational Threats and Security. 4 Credits.


CPS 2174. Crisis and Emergency Planning. 4 Credits.


CPS 2175. Emergency Public Health Issues. 4 Credits.


CPS 2176. Media, Public Relations, and Crisis Communication. 4 Credits.


CPS 2177. Crime Prevention and Physical Security. 4 Credits.


CPS 2191. Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

CPS 4190. Capstone Project. 4 Credits.

CPS 4192. Capstone Simulation. 2 Credits.

CPS 4199. Independent Research. 1-6 Credits.

CPS 6291. Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

CPS 6292. Special Topics. 0 Credits.

Topics in politics and strategic communications. Topics vary by semester. Consult the Schedule of Classes for more details.

CPS 6295. Supervised Internship. 1-6 Credits.

CPS 6300. Capstone Research Project. 3 Credits.

Culminating experience for students in the master’s in strategic public relations program. Students use skills and knowledge learned in the program to prepare an in-depth case study on a recent major public relations case or crisis. Prerequisites: PSPR 6201, PSPR 6202, PSPR 6203, PSPR 6204, PSPR 6205 and PSPR 6206.