International Violent Extremism
International violent extremism is at the forefront of our current society and politics. In order to grasp a deeper understanding of violent extremism, it is necessary to examine various international violent extremism groups; including ISIS, Al-Qaeda, Taliban, Boko Haram, and Hezbollah. Through analyses of international violent extremism groups, students will develop a comprehensive understanding of how violent extremism is a global threat.As a result of this course, the student will:• Create sustained and coherent oral and written communication as it relates to international violent extremism. • Interpret both qualitative and quantitative information that deals with complex issues of international violent extremist groups, their ideologies, and their impact on current day society. • Assess the importance of acting ethically and responsibly when categorizing individuals or groups as international violent extremists. • Articulate an understanding of how international violent extremism has significant social implications for both their international region and the U.S. • Investigate and provide evidence on how different organizations and departments work together to recognize and detect international violent extremists. • Apply leadership principles, theory and critical thinking skills to creatively solve problems.