TCT 431 Counterterrorism

Individual course cost: $1,251

This course examines the strategies, tactics, and techniques used to combat terrorism and will teach students to distinguish conceptually between defensive “anti-terrorism” approaches and offensive “counterterrorism” approaches. Students will also understand legal responses to terrorism, the organization of counterterrorist task forces and operational units, tactics and tools used by such forces, and ethical questions that arise with regard to counterterrorism policies.

This course is offered in the following degree programs:

This course is offered in the following Certificates:

The course learning outcomes that you will demonstrate upon completion of this course are as follows:

Define terrorism and counterterrorism

Describe actual terrorist incidents and responses to them

Examine the effectiveness of counterterrorism methods employed by various countries

Identify the philosophical, political and religious roots of global terrorist activities and analyze terrorists’ motivations

Recognize the dilemmas in counterterrorism and civil liberties

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