Spring 2020  |  SOC 4411 Section 001: Terrorist Networks & Counterterror Organizations (65756)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Meets With:
SOC 4411H Section 001
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020
Tue, Thu 01:00PM - 02:15PM
UMTC, West Bank
Blegen Hall 425
Enrollment Status:
Open (34 of 40 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Terror involves using violent actions to achieve political, religious, or social goals. This course examines theories and evidence about the origins, development, and consequences of terrorist networks. It analyzes efforts to prevent, investigate, and punish terrorists by counterterror organizations, including law enforcement, security, and military forces. Graduate and honors students are expected to demonstrate greater depth of discussion, depth and, to a degree, length of writing assignments, presentations, and leadership of the students. Prereq: Sociology majors/minors must register A-F
Class Notes:
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Class Description:
Theories/evidence about origins, development, and consequences of terrorist networks. Efforts to prevent, investigate, and punish terrorists by use of law enforcement, security, and military forces. Terror involves using violent actions to achieve political, religious, or social goals. This course examines theories and evidence about the origins, development, and consequences of terrorist networks. It analyzes efforts to prevent, investigate, and punish terrorists by counterterror organizations, including law enforcement, security, and military forces. Honors students are expected to demonstrate greater depth of discussion, depth and to a degree length of writing assignments, presentations, and leadership of the students.

Graduate students in this combined class are expected to demonstrate greater depth of discussion, depth and to a degree length of writing assignments, presentations, and leadership of the students.
Grading:
100% Reports/Papers Other Grading Information: Three shorter writing assignments 20% each, course paper 40%.
Class Format:
40% Lecture
15% Film/Video
20% Discussion
15% Small Group Activities
10% Guest Speakers
Workload:
40 Pages Reading Per Week
24 Pages Writing Per Term
4 Paper(s)
Other Workload: Three shorter writing assignments during the semester, one longer course paper due at the end of the semester.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/65756/1203
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
1 April 2016

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