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Course Code: INTL408 Course ID: 3998 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Students in this course study and analyze counterintelligence operations focusing on activities that comprise counterintelligence functional activities, including the detection of espionage and elicitation; counterintelligence interviews/debriefings; and the collection of counterintelligence information. The student will be required to study a range of books and articles on this topic and will develop a comprehensive knowledge of counterintelligence activities and operations in order to protect U.S. national security and global interests and from adversaries.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2021 - 10/01/2021 10/04/2021 - 11/28/2021 October Fall 2021 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2021 - 10/29/2021 11/01/2021 - 12/26/2021 November Fall 2021 Session I 8 Week session
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

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO-1 Compare and contrast applicable U.S. laws, directives, instructions, authorities and regulations that pertain to counterintelligence operations.

CO-2Conduct a basic elicitation.

CO-3 Prepare a foreign travel counterintelligence threat briefing and a post-travel debrief plan.

CO-4 Illustrate the Tactics, Techniques and Procedures associated with Foreign Intelligence & Security Services (FISS) and non-traditional threats.

CO-5 Examine the impact of corporate espionage on the national security of the United States.

Forum discussions – 25 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 11:55 pm ET and respond to 2 or more classmates by Sunday 11:55 pm ET. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Midterm assignment - 25 percent

This assignment is the development of a CI threat brief to the team. See the assignment tab in the class for specific instructions.

Progress assignment - 25 percent

This assignment is the development of an interview plan. See the assignment tab in the class for specific instructions. Please note: Develop an interview plan so that anyone can conduct the interview. See the assignment tab in the class for specific instructions.

Final paper assignment – 25 percent

This is the final paper, develop a case study. This paper should be 5 to 7 pages. See the assignment tab in the class for specific instructions.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO-1 Compare and contrast applicable U.S. laws, directives, instructions, authorities and regulations that pertain to counterintelligence operations.

CO-2Conduct a basic elicitation.

CO-3 Prepare a foreign travel counterintelligence threat briefing and a post-travel debrief plan.

CO-4 Illustrate the Tactics, Techniques and Procedures associated with Foreign Intelligence & Security Services (FISS) and non-traditional threats.

CO-5 Examine the impact of corporate espionage on the national security of the United States.

Book Title:Thwarting Enemies at Home and Abroad-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781589012554
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Johnson, William
Unit Cost:$26.26
 
Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.