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INTL410 - Counterintelligence

Course Details

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 Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

CO-1 - Describe counterintelligence activities, functions, and operations.
CO-2 – Summarize the development of counterintelligence in the United States.
CO-3 - Differentiate the five counterintelligence activities and functions used by the United States.
CO-4 - Illustrate the role of counterintelligence support to United States counterterrorism and cyberspace operations.
CO-5 - Assess the United States’ counterintelligence activities, functions, and operations.

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 a take-home essay assignment of 2 questions, 3 pages each, to test knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. The exclusive use of required texts and readings from this course is mandatory.

Progress assignment - 25 percent
This assignment will be a reflective evaluation of CI support to counterterrorism or cyberspace operations using current CI case history and operations. The requirements for the Counterintelligence progress assignment are found in the Assignments area of the classroom. This assignment will be 8-10 pages including research and analysis.

Final assignment – 25 percent
This assignment is a take-home essay assignment of 2 questions, 3 pages each, to test knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. The exclusive use of required texts and readings from this course is mandatory.

  • Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php and search by the course number (ex: LITR210) to access your required resources.
  • External websites and other assigned reading found in the Lessons area of the classroom.
  • Weekly Lesson Notes and videos or audio files are found in the Lessons area of the classroom.
Book Title:Counterintelligence Theory and Practice, 1st Ed. - eBook available through the APUS Online Library.
ISBN:9781442219335
Publication Info:Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
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 #. You must be logged in to eCampus first to access the links.
Author: No Author Specified
Book Title:Vaults, Mirrors, and Masks: Rediscovering U.S. Counterintelligence - E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781589012677
Author:Sims, Jennifer and Burton Gerber
Unit Cost:$29.69

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.