CCJS4341 Terrorism

Course Description

This is an introductory course in terrorism. Many topics are covered. Covered topics include definitions, origins and history, causes, the role of the media, types of terrorism (state, dissident, religious, international, and domestic), counterterrorism, homeland security, and future trends.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: None

Student Learning Outcomes

  • List differences between terrorist and regular criminals
  • Identify three types of different types of terrorism
  • Summarize illegal and legal methods of terrorist funding
  • Describe the special relationship between terrorism and television
  • Explain the emergence of terrorism after the 1967 Six-Day War
  • Differentiate between criminal and national security intelligence
  • Explain the importance of defining terrorism