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Course Code: INTL443 Course ID: 3663 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course introduces students to several foreign intelligence organizations that continue to play a significant role in U.S. strategic intelligence, foreign policy, and national security strategy planning. Each country’s organizational structure, their collection methods, operational strengths and weaknesses will be assessed with the objective of evaluating their overall relative effectiveness.

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, students will be able to:

CO-1 Analyze the ability of the intelligence organizations to conduct operations within each of the intelligence disciplines and cyberspace.
CO-2 Compare and contrast the capabilities of foreign intelligence organizations to determine which country poses the greatest threat to U.S. national security.
CO-3 Develop a plan for a foreign intelligence organization to collect intelligence against a US or allied nation.
CO-4 Examine the impact of foreign intelligence collection operations against the US.
CO-5 Describe the difference between foreign allied intelligence organizations and those of our adversaries.

Discussions – Students will participate in eight discussions. One initial post by Thursday; two or more follow-up posts to classmates by Sunday. Specific questions found in Discussions tab of the classroom.

Midterm assignment – Students will be required to prepare a four-page essay. Specific instructions to include format can be found in the "Assignments” section of the course.

Final assignment – Students will be required to prepare a six to eight-page essay. Specific instructions to include format and length can be found in the "Assignments” section of the course.

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

CO-1 Analyze the ability of the intelligence organizations to conduct operations within each of the intelligence disciplines and cyberspace.
CO-2 Compare and contrast the capabilities of foreign intelligence organizations to determine which country poses the greatest threat to U.S. national security.
CO-3 Develop a plan for a foreign intelligence organization to collect intelligence against a US or allied nation.
CO-4 Examine the impact of foreign intelligence collection operations against the US.
CO-5 Describe the difference between foreign allied intelligence organizations and those of our adversaries.

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:Israeli Secret Services and the Struggle Against Terrorism-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780231140430
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Pedahzur, Ami
Unit Cost:$33.46
 
Book Title:Global National Security and Intelligence Agencies Handbook - available in the classroom and online library
ISBN:9780739791400
Publication Info:Lib
Author:IBPUSA
Unit Cost:$149.95
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.