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Course Code: INTL442 Course ID: 3661 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines the impact of terrain and weather on tactics, employment of multi-discipline intelligence collections, and principles of tactical intelligence analysis form the core of the course. Students develop an appreciation for the limits of process in applying the art of intelligence to deal with tactical problems and how tactical intelligence theory and practice are utilized in support of ground operations.

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
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 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

CO-1 Describe the different types of tactics and explain how successful tacticians use tactical intelligence to achieve a decision, gain advantage on the battlefield, exploit success, and defeat the enemy.
CO-2 Explain how tactical intelligence supports combat leaders in their ability to adapt and cooperate.
CO-3 Clarify the importance of estimating enemy capabilities, limitations, centers of gravity, critical vulnerabilities, as well as other enemy strengths and weaknesses.
CO-4 Analyze the impact of weather and terrain on military operations.
CO-5 Critique the goals, process, and problems of tactical intelligence dissemination.

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

Specialized Exercise. 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.

CO-1 Describe the different types of tactics and explain how successful tacticians use tactical intelligence to achieve a decision, gain advantage on the battlefield, exploit success, and defeat the enemy.
CO-2 Explain how tactical intelligence supports combat leaders in their ability to adapt and cooperate.
CO-3 Clarify the importance of estimating enemy capabilities, limitations, centers of gravity, critical vulnerabilities, as well as other enemy strengths and weaknesses.
CO-4 Analyze the impact of weather and terrain on military operations.
CO-5 Critique the goals, process, and problems of tactical intelligence dissemination.

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.