Domestic Terrorism and Violent Extremism

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Course No: CRIM.5710-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13475; SIS Term: 2910
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course examines the evolution and contemporary nature of domestic terrorist threats and violent extremist movements that the U.S. has confronted over the past several decades. Special attention is focused on right-wing militias, religious extremists, racial supremacist/hate groups, and extreme environmental and animal rights groups. Students will also learn about political and socioeconomic factors that enable a terrorist group's ideological resonance, prison radicalization, the role of the Internet in mobilizing individuals toward violent behavior, and the legal and criminal justice dimensions of responses to terrorism.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Assaf Moghadam
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2019: Sep 04 to Dec 08
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Graduate Certificate in Security Studies, M.A. in Security Studies: Homeland Defense Concentration, M.A. in Criminal Justice, Graduate Certificate in Forensic Criminology

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