This course will focus on current issues, proposed solutions, and shortcomings in public safety preparation for and in response to the threat of terrorism. (3 credits)
- ENG 101: English Composition 1
- ENG 102: English Composition 2
- Background in public safety or obtained permission from the instructor to take this course
Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
- Discuss in depth the modern concept of terrorism in general.
- Explain the relevance of the programs of federal, state and local governments to combat and respond to terrorism and integrate these various programs into a workable plan in one’s own agency.
- Describe the various international terrorism organizations, their strengths, and supporters.
- Develop plans and strategies to implement and carry out the practices and policies used to combat or counter terrorism.
- Examine the motivations of foreign and domestic terrorism groups as well as their actions.
- Explain the various activities of governments at all levels to prepare for and cope with domestic and international terrorism and demonstrate familiarity with the goals of terrorism.
General Education Outcomes (GEOs)
Course Activities and Grading
(Available through Charter Oak's online bookstore)
- White, Jonathan. Terrorism and Homeland Security. 9th ed. Wadsworth, Inc., 2017. ISBN-13: 9781305633773
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