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Courses - Fall 2022
BSST
Terrorism Studies
BSST640
Theories of Security and Terrorism Studies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Additional information: Priority enrollment will be given to students in the MPS in Security and Terrorism Studies program.
Security and Terrorism Studies is a broad field that includes relevant theoretical voices from across the social sciences, philosophy, and policy. This course will mainly pull from sociological, psychological, and political science (international relations) theory to help students understand the theoretical foundation for the field and for their research. Specific topics may include discussion of power dynamics, ideology, violence, conflict, realist perspectives, and critical perspectives.