HLS 200 - Theory and Practice of Terrorism
A study of terrorism and why the United States is a terrorist target. Includes methods of terrorism, domestic and international terrorism, Islam and Radical Islam, terrorist operations, cyber terrorism, narco-terrorism, the mind of the terrorist, and organized crime's impact on terrorism.
3 Class Hours
Required in a degree/certificate program
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Describe the evolving definition of terrorism.
2. Identify terrorist organizations and their respective goals.
3. Explain various models for combating terrorism and the roles of various government and private organizations in this effort.
4. Discuss the economic and environmental impacts as a result of terrorist attacks.
5. Discuss research results on terrorism from the 1980s to present.
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