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Course Details

Course Code: INTL413 Course ID: 3841 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course will be an overview of denial and deception possibilities. It will review the history, concepts, and implications of denial and deception on national security decision making. It will also discuss foreign and domestic case studies, tradecraft, and the different methodologies associated with this topic area.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

CO-1: Comprehend basic theories of the use of Denial and Deception in shaping perception.

CO-2: Describe the principles that determine the success of Denial and Deception efforts.

CO-3: Assess the application of these principles in historical examples.

CO-4: Examine the contemporary role of Denial and Deception in national security affairs.

CO-5: Appraise the continuing potential of Denial and Deception in offensive and defensive roles.

The course grade is based on the following assessments:

Discussion Forums – 25 percent
Each week you will have a discussion question; in it, your posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students will 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. I will grade forum posts on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Denial and Deception Critique topic selection– pass/fail
Select a topic for the final paper. It will be a critique of a Denial and Deception effort of your choice. The topic may be selected from the suggestion list. You must submit a few sentences on your topic for approval.

Progress Assignment – 20 percent
This is a short answer assignment where you will respond to 5 short-answer questions.

Mid-Term Exam – 25 percent
In this class, you will have a mid-term exam. The mid-term will be a take-home essay, which will consist of two essay questions. Each essay response must be 3-4 pages in length.

Final Denial and Deception Critique – 30 percent
The paper will be a critique of a Denial and Deception effort of your choice. The topics may be selected from the list of suggested topics, or you can touch base with your professor and propose your own topic. The paper must be 10-12 pages in length (not including title page or references).

NameGrade %
Discussions 25.00 %
Week 1 Discussion 5.00 %
Week 3 Discussion 5.00 %
Week 5 Discussion 5.00 %
Week 6 Discussion 5.00 %
Week 8 Discussion 5.00 %
1st Essay Assignment 20.00 %
Week 2 - 1st Essay Assignment 20.00 %
2nd Essay Assignment 20.00 %
Week 4 - 2nd Essay Assignment 20.00 %
Final Denial and Deception Critique Paper 35.00 %
Week 8 - Final Denial and Deception Critique Paper 35.00 %

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

CO-1: Comprehend basic theories of the use of Denial and Deception in shaping perception.

CO-2: Describe the principles that determine the success of Denial and Deception efforts.

CO-3: Assess the application of these principles in historical examples.

CO-4: Examine the contemporary role of Denial and Deception in national security affairs.

CO-5: Appraise the continuing potential of Denial and Deception in offensive and defensive roles.

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.