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Course Code: HLSS320 Course ID: 3202 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

The course examines the evolution of the role intelligence has played in the development of homeland security strategies. Particular focus is on the ways in which intelligence policy and oversight influence homeland security decisions.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
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
12/28/2021 - 06/03/2022 06/06/2022 - 07/31/2022 June Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO-1: Describe the historical development of U.S. intelligence and support to homeland security.

CO-2: Examine the roles and responsibilities of U.S. intelligence community members and support to the federal, state, and local levels.

CO-3: Examine human and technical intelligence collection programs.

CO-4: Describe effective intelligence analytical approaches for homeland security.

CO-5: Analyze a terrorist group that threatens the homeland and propose intelligence support to counter the threat.

Discussions – 20 percent

Each week, a discussion question is provided and posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:59 pm ET and respond to 2 or more classmates by Sunday 11:59 pm ET. Discussion posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Midterm Assignment - 25 percent

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Progress Assignment - 25 percent

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Final Assignment – 30 percent

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After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO-1: Describe the historical development of U.S. intelligence and support to homeland security.

CO-2: Examine the roles and responsibilities of U.S. intelligence community members and support to the federal, state, and local levels.

CO-3: Examine human and technical intelligence collection programs.

CO-4: Describe effective intelligence analytical approaches for homeland security.

CO-5: Analyze a terrorist group that threatens the homeland and propose intelligence support to counter the threat.

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.