CRJ 3000

Description

Explores the terms and definitions that apply specifically to Homeland Security as well as the recognition and utilization of national resources and political interaction. Evaluates all related elements of Homeland Security as well as terrorist organizations and the motivations behind each. Analyzes the variety of career paths in Homeland Security.

Objectives

  1. Discuss in depth the concept of terrorism to include accepted definitions and causes for its resurgence with America as a target.
  2. Explain the relevance of the homeland security programs of federal, state, and local governments and the U.S military to combat and respond to terrorism.
  3. Examine the motivations of foreign and domestic terrorism groups and their activities against American interests and people.
  4. Analyze the various foreign and domestic terrorism groups’ strengths, weaknesses, and supporters as they relate to American homeland security’s strengths, weaknesses, plans, and policies.
  5. Assess the activities of American governments, at all levels, beyond plans and policies, to prepare for, respond to, and cope with the aftermath of domestic and international terrorism.
  6. Assess the activities of non-governmental American organizations to prepare for, respond to, and cope with the aftermath of domestic and international terrorism.
  7. Analyze world trends in terrorism to determine their impact on American homeland security.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Terrorism and homeland security (Rev: 8)

Publisher: Wadsworth (2014)
Author: White, J. R.
ISBN: 9781285061962
Price: $104.48

* Disclaimer: Textbooks listed are based on the last open revision of the course. Prior revisions and future revisions may use different textbooks. To verify textbook information, view the course syllabus or contact Student Services at students@waldorf.edu