Course Code: NSEC614 Course ID: 4197 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course focuses on analyzing terror groups from a political psychological perspective. In particular, the course approaches terror groups from two different political psychological perspectives, individual and group processes. Together these two perspectives provide a solid foundation from which to understand terror groups.
|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|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||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: Analyze political psychological concepts and their relationship violence.
CO-2: Examine contemporary theories of terrorism.
CO-3: Appraise political psychological concepts as they relate to individual level case studies.
CO-4: Assess political psychological concepts as they relate to group level case studies.
CO-5: Evaluate various terrorist groups uses of propaganda and the internet.
Discussion Forums – 20 percent
Each week, a discussion question(s) are provided and posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:59 pm ET. Students will respond to two (2) or more classmates by Sunday 11:59 pm ET. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.
Midterm Assignment (Essays) – 25 percent
Progress Assignment (Research paper) – 30 percent
Final Assignment (Research paper) – 25 percent
|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.