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

HLS 230 - Intelligence Support to the Policy Maker and Military

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Examine how U.S. intelligence supports the creation, implementation and evaluation of U.S. foreign and national security policy. Analyze and evaluate the role of intelligence during critical foreign policy and national security events in U.S. history. Examine the intelligence community (IC) analytical processes and the mediums used to advise decision makers and military leaders. Also examine intelligence community’s relationship and support to local and state government and industry. Lab fee $20.

Prerequisite(s): HLS 211  or HLS 220  or permission of director.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate and analyze intelligence support to a U.S. foreign policy.
    • Identify the intelligence issues/factors which contributed to the foreign policy outcome.
    • Explain how intelligence influences the policy making process.
  • Evaluate and analyze intelligence support to U.S. military operations.
    • Relate the military intelligence issues/factors that contributed tomilitary success/failure.
    • Explain how intelligence influences the military decision making process.
  • Evaluate political influence in the intelligence process.
    • Recognize politicazation of intelligence.
    • Describe strategies for mitigating intelligence politicization.
    • Explain the ethicalissues of intelligence.
  • Develop and present intelligence briefings.
    • Demonstrate effective briefing strategies.
    • Improve ability to influence audience.
    • Improve slide making skills.
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 4 Personal Wellness 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