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Undergraduate Course Details
Number POL 359
Title Terrorism & Political Violence
Credits 3.0
Distribution W/DIII


This course will study the human, social and organizational causes of terrorism and political violence, the motives and methods of the individuals, organizations and states undertaking such action and the effects of political violence on the institutions of democratic societies. It will also analyze the growth and implications of terrorism and political violence and possible tools to prevent or counter terrorism. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credits for POL382.