Course Code: INTL613 Course ID: 3110 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course examines intelligence community responses to threats to the U.S. homeland from transnational and domestic actors. Threats to the U.S. borders, including illegal immigration, narcotics smuggling, money laundering, commercial smuggling, and other organized crime activities are also covered.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO-1: Assess the evolving relationship between the U.S. intelligence and the homeland security enterprise.
CO-2: Analyze the role of intelligence during the Cold War compared to its current role in countering 21st-century homeland security threats.
CO-3: Assess the state of intelligence reform since the September 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.
CO-4: Evaluate the capabilities and limitations of intelligence support to homeland security policymakers and practitioners.
CO-5: Analyze interagency and inter-organizational relationships and processes in intelligence support to homeland security.
The course grade is based on the following assessments:
Discussions – 20 percent
Discussion questions will be provided and posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings and respond to the assigned topic(s). Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:59 pm ET and respond to 2 or more classmates by Sunday 11:59 pm ET. Discussion posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.
Short Research Paper 1 – 22.5 percent
Short Research Paper 2 – 22.5 percent
Research Paper – 35 percent
All required readings are located under the weekly Content tab in the classroom.
|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.*|
Not current for future courses.