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Course Code: HLSS154 Course ID: 3174 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course explores psychological and behavioral perspectives of terrorism. Specifically, the course examines the circumstances underlying why people radicalize and join terrorist groups, engage in terrorist activities, assume various terrorist roles, and, in some instances, de-radicalize and disengage from terrorist activities.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 01/30/2022 December Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO-1: Describe the psychological and behavioral factors of terrorism.

CO-2: Categorize means of communication and influence they have upon advancing terrorist narratives.

CO-3: Summarize psychological and behavioral factors within al Qaeda leadership and affiliate groups.

CO-4: Compare and contrast radicalization models that explain terrorist motivations.

CO-5: Summarize behavioral and psychological factors associated with disengaging from terrorism.

Discussions – 25 percent

Midterm Assignment - 25 percent

Progress Assignment - 25 percent

Final Assignment – 25 percent

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO-1: Describe the psychological and behavioral factors of terrorism.

CO-2: Categorize means of communication and influence they have upon advancing terrorist narratives.

CO-3: Summarize psychological and behavioral factors within al Qaeda leadership and affiliate groups.

CO-4: Compare and contrast radicalization models that explain terrorist motivations.

CO-5: Summarize behavioral and psychological factors associated with disengaging from terrorism.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.