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Course Code: INTL443 Course ID: 3663 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course introduces students to several foreign intelligence organizations that continue to play a significant role in U.S. strategic intelligence, foreign policy, and national security strategy planning. Each country’s organizational structure, their collection methods, operational strengths and weaknesses will be assessed with the objective of evaluating their overall relative effectiveness.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|03/30/20 - 09/04/20||09/07/20 - 11/01/20||Summer 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 11/29/20||Fall 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|05/25/20 - 10/30/20||11/02/20 - 12/27/20||Fall 2020 Session I||8 Week session|
|06/29/20 - 12/04/20||12/07/20 - 01/31/21||Fall 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|07/27/20 - 01/01/21||01/04/21 - 02/28/21||Winter 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
CO-1 Analyze the ability of the intelligence organizations to conduct operations within each of the intelligence disciplines and cyberspace.
CO-2 Compare and contrast the capabilities of foreign intelligence organizations to determine which country poses the greatest threat to U.S. national security.
CO-3 Develop a plan for a foreign intelligence organization to collect intelligence against a US or allied nation.
CO-4 Examine the impact of foreign intelligence collection operations against the US.
CO-5 Describe the difference between foreign allied intelligence organizations and those of our adversaries.
Forum discussions – Students will participate in eight forum discussions. One initial post by Thursday; two or more follow-up posts to classmates by Sunday. Specific questions found in Forums tab of the classroom.
Midterm assignment – Students will be required to prepare a four page essay. Specific instructions to include format can be found in the Week Three “Assignments” folder in the classroom.
Progress assignments – Students will be required to prepare an eight page paper simulating an analytical scenario (no more than ten pages). Specific instructions to include format and length can be found in the Week Six “Assignments” folder in the classroom.
Final assignment – Students will be required to prepare a four-page essay. Specific instructions to include format and length can be found in the Week Three “Assignments” folder in the classroom.
Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php and search by the course number (ex: LITR210) to access your required resources.
|Book Title:||To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
|Book Title:||Israeli Secret Services and the Struggle Against Terrorism-E-book available in the APUS Online Library|
|Book Title:||Global National Security and Intelligence Agencies Handbook - available in the classroom and online library; hard copy not available from the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources.|
Not current for future courses.