This course will examine the nature and background of terrorism. The historical origins of terrorism throughout the world, from the early days of eastern and western civilization, through the modern era will be presented, primarily through lectures, case studies and assigned readings. Current terrorist groups will be examined and their roots, philosophies and techniques will be explored. Additionally, the governmental response to terrorism, including legislation and both the police and military response to terrorists and terrorist acts will be examined. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: CRJ 205 or permission of department chair.
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017