Terrorism: Underlying Issues

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
CJC
160
3
0
0
3
Prerequisite:

None

Corequisite:

None

This course identifies the fundamental reasons why America is a target for terrorists, covering various domestic/international terrorist groups and ideologies from a historical aspect. Emphasis is placed upon recognition of terrorist crime scenes; weapons of mass destruction; chemical, biological, and nuclear terrorism; and planning consideration involving threat assessments. Upon completion, the student should be able to identify and discuss the methods used in terrorists’ activities and complete a threat assessment for terrorists’ incidents.