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SOS-4400 Terrorism

This course provides an overview of the roots of state and non-state sponsored terrorism. You will gain an appreciation for the sensitive nature of defining terrorism and analyze the roles of politics, religion, and ideology. You will explore the impact of terrorism on society and the roles it plays in insurgency, civil war, and organized crime. Further, you will analyze the evolving relationship between terrorism and technology as well as ways to combat terrorism and promote homeland security. Finally, you will look to identify and predict future trends in terrorism.

Advisory: This is an upper-level course. Students should have knowledge equivalent to an introductory course in social sciences.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (SOS-4400-OL):
May 2024,  Jun 2024,  Jul 2024,  Aug 2024,  Sep 2024,  Oct 2024,  Nov 2024,  Dec 2024,  Jan 2025,  Feb 2025,  Mar 2025,  Apr 2025,  May 2025,  Jun 2025

Credits: 3

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