2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

STA 363 - The Terrorist Mindset and Their Decision-Making Strategies


Topics include: terrorists’ objectives, strategies, and specific methods, including “weapons systems.” The underlying causes of terrorist behavior are a fundamental consideration. The psychological, social, and legal impact of terrorism (post-traumatic stress disorder, civil liberties, etc.); various motivations of terrorists as well as common threads and themes; and the impact on counter-terrorism strategies will be examined. Some consideration on historic terrorist groups will be discussed; the main focus will be on current global terrorist threats.
Lecture
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: CRJ 205