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2016-2017 Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

CJS 260 - Terrorism/Counterterrorism

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Provides a historical analysis of terrorism. Introduces the historical and contemporary issues relevant to domestic and international terrorism. Examines methods utilized by law enforcement and intelligence agencies in preventing and detecting terrorism. Also explores the process utilized for collecting and documenting evidence for the capture and effective prosecution of terrorists. Topics include the role of the media in covering, investigating and reporting terrorist events, and the constitutional and sociological dilemmas involved in investigating terrorist acts in democracies, such as the threats to privacy and individual rights.

Crosslisted: Also offered as HLS 260 , PSY 260  and SOC 260 ; credit is not given for CJS 260 and also HLS 260 , PSY 260  or SOC 260 .

Course Outcomes
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 5 Self Management Core 6 Scientific Reasoning Core 7 Quantitative Reasoning Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 9 Global Perspective Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking