2022-2023 University Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2022-2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMH 360 - History of Terrorism and Homeland Security in the U.S.

3 Credits

This course examines the history of international and domestic terrorism and its' effects on United States national security policy. The student will explore the cultural, political and religious aspects of the terrorist environment and the different goals and objectives of terrorist groups. This course will also provide a review of modern methodologies used to secure the homeland, including preparation for and response to acts of terrorism. Topics include organization and history of the Department of Homeland Security; a brief history of terrorism and its evolution; financing, attack, recruitment and training methods of terrorist groups; terrorist exploitation of the media; and counterterrorism strategies.