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Course Code: INTL410 Course ID: 3184 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

During this course, students will develop a comprehensive knowledge of counterintelligence, and how intelligence agencies, organizations, and military units in the U.S. use both offensive and defensive counterintelligence to guard and protect U.S. national security interests from foreign intelligence entities. Students will study and analyze counterintelligence, learn and discuss multi-discipline counterintelligence support to intelligence operations, counterintelligence collection process, and analyze how cultural, social, and technological changes affect counterintelligence.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
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
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1. Describe counterintelligence types, functions, and principles.
CO-2. Summarize the development of the National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States.
CO-3. Illustrate the role of counterintelligence support to the United States Intelligence Community.
CO-4. Differentiate the counterintelligence functions by identifying the principles of each.
CO-5. Assess national security, military, law enforcement, business, and personal counterintelligence functions and principles.

Forum discussions – 25 percent
Each week, a discussion question is provided and posts should reflect 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 a reflective evaluation of counterintelligence support to a national security or military operation, discussing the historical significance and impacts on current U.S. national counterintelligence strategy. The requirements for the midterm assignment are found in the Assignments tab in the classroom.

Progress assignment - 25 percent
This assignment is a reflective evaluation of counterintelligence support to counterterrorism or cyberspace operations, discussing the principles of deter and detect. The requirements for the progress assignment are found in the Assignments tab in the classroom.

Final assignment – 25 percent

This assignment is a comparative evaluation of the different types of counterintelligence and includes a list for students to choose two topics. This assignment will test the knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. The requirements for the final assignment are found in the Assignments tab in the classroom.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1. Describe counterintelligence types, functions, and principles.
CO-2. Summarize the development of the National Counterintelligence Strategy of the United States.
CO-3. Illustrate the role of counterintelligence support to the United States Intelligence Community.
CO-4. Differentiate the counterintelligence functions by identifying the principles of each.
CO-5. Assess national security, military, law enforcement, business, and personal counterintelligence functions and principles.

Book Title:Counterintelligence Theory and Practice, 1st Ed. - eBook available through the APUS Online Library.
ISBN:9781442219335
Publication Info:Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Lib
Author:Prunckun, Hank
Unit Cost:$48.12
 
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
 
Book Title:Vaults, Mirrors, and Masks: Rediscovering U.S. Counterintelligence - E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781589012677
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Sims, Jennifer and Burton Gerber
Unit Cost:$29.69
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.