Oct 05, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

CRMJ 2371 - Intelligence Analysis and Security Management

Credit hours: 3

Course Description:
This course examines intelligence analysis and its indispensable relationship to the security management of terrorist attacks, man-made disasters and natural disasters. It also explores vulnerabilities of our national defense and private sectors, as well as the threats posed to these institutions by terrorists, man-made disasters, and natural disasters. Students will discuss substantive issues regarding intelligence support of homeland security measures implemented by the United States and explore how the intelligence community operates.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate operational knowledge of intelligence gathering and analysis pertinent to homeland security and other threats facing government and private sectors and outline basic intelligence policies and functions of the United States Government, including articulating the meaning and purpose for the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004.
  2. Evaluate the dependability and reliability of source information and enumerate specific methods and/or techniques for obtaining intelligence, synthesizing it and analyzing it.
  3. Test and challenge intelligence in light of critical judgment and evidentiary analysis and implement basic intelligence gathering techniques and analysis.
  4. Using various forms of intelligence, apply sound reasoning, formulate predictions and forecasts terrorist activities.
  5. Describe the foundation and goals for security, Identify, describe and analyze threats to national and international safety and security, and apply ethical and professional behaviors to intelligence gathering and operations.