NSAM 5002 - Terrorists and Terrorism: Theory and Practice (3 credits)
This course analyzes terrorism from a number of perspectives including law enforcement (FBI), defense (DOD), and diplomatic (DOS) orientations in order to understand mitigation/prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery measures with regards to counterterrorism and antiterrorism. Individual (lone wolf) and group (Islamist) terrorist mindsets will be examined, as well as international and domestic domains.
NSAM 5015 - Civil Liberties and National Security (3 credits)
NSAM 5020 - International Law and Institutions (3 credits)
NSAM 5030 - American Government and Domestic Security (3 credits)
NSAM 5040 - Cyber Conflict and Statecraft (3 credits)
DEM 5090 - Weapons of Mass Threat and Communicable Diseases (3 credits)
This course will provide students with an understanding of pandemic influenza and other communicable diseases. Students will also be introduced to potential chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive weapons and will learn the expectations of preparations and response to a pandemic or CBRNE event.
MHS 5314 - Bioterrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction (3 credits)
NSAM 5502 - Directed Readings in National Security Affairs (3 credits)
This course examines specific aspects of national security affairs. It is designed so it may be taken as an independent study or with a small group of students so topics of individual research interest in this area may be pursued. Under the instructor¿s guidance, the directed readings, the final project, and any other assignments will be set forth. The course will provide an opportunity for the enhancement of subject matter knowledge and expertise.
NSAM 5650 - Economic Statecraft in National Security Affairs (3 credits)
This course examines the economic strategies employed by states to press other states to follow established agendas. Achieving National Security Policy objectives frequently involves the integrative use of sanctions, embargoes, boycotts, dumping, freezing of assets, strategic materials policies, tarrifs, as well as opening of markets, foreign investments, partnerships, and other developmental activites. Economic Statecraft is seen as a peaceful strategy to force countries to negotiate and then build their economy for strategic alignment.
NSAM 6130 - Practicum/Internship (3 credits)
This course is a field research project that incorporates classroom knowledge and real world settings. Students will demonstrate their ability to apply theory to practice and analyze situations utilizing knowledge from previous course work.
NSAM 6690 - Special Topics in National Security Affairs and International Relations (3 credits)
NSAM 6700 - Directed Thesis in National Security Affairs and International Relations (6 credits)