PSS4200 Intelligence Process & Counterintelligence

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Wilton Gleaton

Course Description:

This course will provide students with concepts of intelligence and counterintelligence. Intelligence is essential for any government to formulate and implement strategy with regards to counterterrorism, counterinsurgency, and foreign policy. This course will introduce students to the diverse methods utilized by the United States for collecting, processing, analyzing and disseminating intelligence.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students interested in homeland security and the intelligence field will benefit from this course. The U.S. military, government, and law enforcement agencies, as well as international business organizations, all require skilled professionals trained in national security threats and counterintelligence activities to help achieve security objectives. This course will provide students with the unique knowledge for career and personal enhancement.

Why This Course Is Important:

This course will look at a variety of case studies related to both domestic and foreign threat analysis and action. Students will study the current methods and future trends of intelligence and counterintelligence as integrated into the intelligence analysis process. Students will discuss how intelligence agencies assess and counter international threats in order to guard global security interests.