The threat of terrorism is a constant concern prompting a continuing focus on preventing and resolving terrorist attacks. In this specialization, students study the immediate and long-term implications of anti-terrorist legislation and policies. They also examine how terrorism policies are drafted and enforced while analyzing the ethical issues related to human rights and the psychology of terrorism. Students explore the effects of disaster, crisis, and trauma and the appropriate interventions for individuals and groups. They examine the roots of international and domestic terrorism, the catalysts and motivations for terrorist acts, and how media and technology may aid or counter terrorist activities.