• Course Catalog

    Criminal Justice (CJC)

  • CJC-160, Lecture: 3, Credits: 3
    Fall 2014
    Terrorism: Underlying Issues

    This course identifies the fundamental reasons why America is a target for terrorists, covering various domestic/international terrorist groups and ideologies from a historical aspect. Emphasis is placed upon recognition of terrorist crime scene; weapons of mass destruction; chemical, biological, and nuclear terrorism; and planning considerations involving threat assessments. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and discuss the methods used in terrorists' activities and complete a threat assessment for terrorists' incidents.