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Course Details

Course Details

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.

Course Schedule

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

Current Syllabi

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.*
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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.