May 27, 2019  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2018-19

CRJ 123 - Terrorism and Homeland Security


Course Description: This course explores the nature of terrorism and places it in a geographical, political, sociological & historical context with an emphasis that’s both descriptive and analytical. The course will also highlight prevention efforts designed to combat terrorism and analyze current states of national responses and readiness, the USA Patriot Act and the development of the Department of Homeland Security.

Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101.
Note(s): N/A

Course Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify and define terrorism and types of terrorism as a political, historical and social context
  •  Explain terrorism as a religious and cultural process
  •  Explain the structure and financing of terrorism
  •  Identify the history of terrorism in a geographic context
  •   Identify and define the role of force multipliers as a tactic in terrorism
  •  Explain national efforts to combat and prevent terrorism by identifying the responsibilities and roles of Department of Homeland Security, National Intelligence agencies and USA Patriot Act


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