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Course Details

Course Code: INTL421 Course ID: 3182 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines the history of signals intelligence, also known by the acronym SIGINT. It covers the various methods and modes of intelligence collection by electronic means for the use of strategic and operational level communications (COMINT), and electronics (ELINT) intelligence. The course also discusses encryption and protection of electronic capabilities and countermeasures (EECM).

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
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

CO-1 Analyze the history of signals intelligence in the United States and its role in national security and defense situations.

CO-2 Evaluate the collections platforms within Signals Intelligence.

CO-3 Interpret the doctrinal employment of SIGINT in Europe during the Cold War.

CO-4 Explain the role of Communications Security in protecting US communications from foreign exploitations.

CO-5 Examine the application of Signals Intelligence against current and future threats: state and sub-state terrorists, economic challenges, traditional nation-state threats.

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

CO-1 Analyze the history of signals intelligence in the United States and its role in national security and defense situations.

CO-2 Evaluate the collections platforms within Signals Intelligence.

CO-3 Interpret the doctrinal employment of SIGINT in Europe during the Cold War.

CO-4 Explain the role of Communications Security in protecting US communications from foreign exploitations.

CO-5 Examine the application of Signals Intelligence against current and future threats: state and sub-state terrorists, economic challenges, traditional nation-state threats.

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.