DSC 1002 Terrorism and U.S. Security

This course teaches the foundations of national security as it relates to world terrorism, the United States engagement in the war against international terrorism, and the application of preemption known as the Bush Doctrine. The course is a survey of the history and cultural development of Islam and the extreme manifestation of political militancy known as Jihad. The cultural and political history will enhance student understanding of the factors leading up to the events of September 11, 2001, and how those events changed American security.

3 credits