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Course Code: INTL623 Course ID: 3119 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course provides an overview of HUMINT operations include mission-target analysis, operational planning, execution and evaluation, cover, security and communications, collection and reporting, and financial management. Students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to assess, articulate and defend the soundness of operational concepts, plans and budgets.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|04/27/20 - 10/02/20||10/05/20 - 11/29/20||Fall 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|06/29/20 - 12/04/20||12/07/20 - 01/31/21||Fall 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
CO-1: Summarize the uses of HUMINT.
CO-2: Demonstrate how HUMINT relates to the other intelligence disciplines.
CO-3: Evaluate milestones in the history of HUMINT.
CO-4: Assess examples of technology’s effect on HUMINT.
CO-5: Analyze how HUMINT has affected key events in history.
The course grade is based on the following assessments:
Discussion Forums – 30 percent
Discussion questions will be provided and posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings and respond to the assigned topic(s). Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:55 pm ET and respond to two or more classmates by Sunday 11:55 pm ET. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.
Assignment #1 Case Study – 20 percent
The components of this assignment include analysis of the questions. Your response should be in the form of a paper (containing at least 8 sources, at least 6 of which are peer-reviewed). The use of creative web-based geographic information systems is encouraged. Length: 5 pp.
Assignment #2 Collection Proposal – 20 percent
The components of this assignment include the development of a collection proposal using the provided outline. Your response should be in the form of a paper (containing at least 8 sources, at least 6 of which are peer-reviewed). The use of creative web-based geographic information systems is encouraged. Length: 5 pp.
Final Collection Proposal —30 percent
This is the final paper assignment of the course. It must contain citations in formal style as well as a bibliography. This integrates both the case study and collection proposal into one detailed plan. You can use the same chapter headings as assignment #2 or leverage a different organizational construct. The use of creative web-based geographic information systems is encouraged. Length: 10 pp.
Other readings are available electronically within the classroom.
Additional Resources and Web Sites
Videos and web sites are available within the classroom and through the university electronic library.
|Book Title:||Various resources from the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
|Book Title:||Fair Play, the Moral Dilemmas of Spying - e-book available in the APUS Online Library|
|Author:||Olson, James M|
|Book Title:||Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking - e-book available in the APUS Online Library|
|Publication Info:||John Wiley & Sons|
|Author:||Hadnagy, Christopher / Wilson, Paul|
Not current for future courses.