Aug 16, 2018  
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PSYC 5741 - Psychology of Terrorism


(5 cr.) Students in this course explore terrorism from a psychological perspective. Topics include types of terrorism; contributing factors related to the development of terrorists and terrorist organizations; counterterrorism agencies, laws, and regulations; the impact of terrorist events on individuals, families, and communities; prevention, intervention, and postvention with survivors; media coverage of terrorist events; human rights and ethical issues; and future trends related to the psychology of terrorism. Students examine the threat of terrorism in their own community; evaluate the potential impact; and apply prevention, intervention, and postvention strategies to promote resiliency among individual and families within the community.



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