Domestic Terrorism and Violent Extremism

Course Search > Humanities & Social Sciences > CRIM.5710

Course No: CRIM.5710-031; SIS Class Nbr: 1535; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course examines the evolution and contemporary nature of domestic terrorist threats and violent extremist movements that the U.S. has confronted over the past several decades. Special attention is focused on right-wing militias, religious extremists, racial supremacist/hate groups, and extreme environmental and animal rights groups. Students will also learn about political and socioeconomic factors that enable a terrorist group's ideological resonance, prison radicalization, the role of the Internet in mobilizing individuals toward violent behavior, and the legal and criminal justice dimensions of responses to terrorism.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes:
  • Core Codes: SS
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Assaf Moghadam
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2019: May 20 to Aug 11
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.A. in Criminal Justice, Graduate Certificate in Forensic Criminology, Graduate Certificate in Security Studies, M.A. in Security Studies: Homeland Defense Concentration

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented in this catalog. However, the Division of Graduate, Online & Professional Studies reserves the right to implement new rules and regulations and to make changes of any nature to its program, calendar, procedures, standards, degree requirements, academic schedules (including, without limitations, changes in course content and class schedules), locations, tuition and fees. Whenever possible, appropriate notice of such changes will be given before they become effective.

Register for this Course

New Students

If you have not already applied and been accepted to a program.
Register Online

Current Students

If you have applied, been accepted to and are currently enrolled in a program.
Register Now

Additional Registration Information

Questions?

Email our Advising Center for assistance or call 800-480-3190.