Comparative Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Spring 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > CRIM.5720 > 031

Course No: CRIM.5720-031; SIS Class Nbr: 1351; SIS Term: 3330
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course examines a broad spectrum of terrorist groups and counterterrorism responses in over a dozen countries, including Colombia, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Northern Ireland/UK, Pakistan, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Turkey and Yemen. This comparative analysis will help students develop and understanding of patterns and trends within political violence (including radicalization, tactics, financing, targeting behavior, malevolent creativity, disengagement and de-radicalization) and the many different policies and strategies adopted by governments in response to terrorist threat.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Core Codes: SS
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: James Forest
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Spring: Jan 16 to May 04
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1755 | Pay as little as $ 446.25/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.A. in Criminal Justice, Graduate Certificate in Security Studies, M.S. in Security Studies: Critical Infrastructure Protection Concentration, M.A. in Security Studies: Homeland Defense Concentration, M.A. in Security Studies: International Security Concentration

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