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Courses - Fall 2024
BSST
Terrorism Studies
Open Seats as of
07/14/2024 at 09:30 PM
BSST200
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Credit only granted for: BSST330 or BSST200.
Formerly: BSST330.
Theories explaining the formation of terrorist groups and the motivations behind terrorist behavior, building upon theories from social psychology, sociology, political science, criminology, and history. The course examines the different levels of analysis for terrorism studies, the different methods scholars utilize for research, and the most prominent datasets in the field of homeland security. In addition, this course provides a review of various terrorist groups and ideological movements. The course concludes with an introduction to the different approaches to counter violent extremism and terrorism.