Global Terrorism Studies

The Global Terrorism Studies program focuses on exploring the origins and motivations of terrorism based on theoretical understandings of individual and group behavior. Students also explore the impacts of the threat of terrorism on individuals and communities as well as strategies for preventing, deterring, mitigating, and responding to terrorist threats.

Course syllabus:

  1. Introduction to Terror and the Terrorist Threat

  2. Terrorist Motivations and Behaviors

  3. Innovations in Counterterrorism

  4. Innovations in Countering Violent Extremism

  5. Experiential Education in Terrorism Studies