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Courses - Spring 2018
BSST
Terrorism Studies
BSST331
Response to Terrorism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in the Terrorism Studies minor program.
Explores the manners in which a variety of different actors respond to both terrorist incidents and the threat of terrorism. Examines local responses to terrorists incidents; local impacts of terrorism including effects on individual and group attitudes and behaviors; policy decisions made in response to both terrorist attacks and the threat of terrorism; terrorism prevention, deterrence, interdiction, and mitigation efforts; and individual and community recovery from terrorist attacks.
Restricted to students in one of the following minors: IDCM, Gobal Poverty Minor, or International Engineering.
BSST338B
Special Topics in Terrorism Studies; Terrorism and Political Violence: Understanding Terrorism, Insurgency, and Civil Conflict
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
BSST338G
Special Topics in Terrorism Studies; Ideology and Social Conditions in the Making of Terrorism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
BSST338Y
Special Topics in Terrorism Studies; Seminar in Terrorism Studies: The New Theater of Terror: Online Terrorism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
This course examines the relationships between modern terrorists and the new media, how terrorists use the online platforms, how democracies can respond to the challenge, and what are the prices of various measures.

Also offered as ISRL448V. Credit granted for BSST338Y or ISRL448V.
BSST386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning in Terrorism Studies
Credits: 1 - 5
Grad Meth: Reg
Repeatable to 10 credits.
This course will supplement student's experiential learning experience, or internship in the field of terrorism studies and homeland security with guided reflection on their experiences.
BSST399M
(Perm Req)
Individual Study in Terrorism Studies; Community Resilience, Engagement, and Dialogue Career Development Part 4
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: permission of department.
BSST399T
(Perm Req)
Individual Study in Terrorism Studies; Teaching Terrorism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: permission of department.
BSST631
Societal Impacts of and Responses to Terrorism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Terrorism Analysis Graduate Certificate Program; or permission of department.
Credit only granted for: BSOS631 or BSST631.
Formerly: BSOS631.
Explores the manners in which a variety of different actors respond to both terrorist incidents and the threat of terrorism. Examines local responses to terrorist incidents; local impacts of terrorism including effects on individual and group attitudes and behaviors; policy decisions made in response to both terrorist attacks and the threat of terrorism; terrorism prevention, deterrence, interdiction, and mitigation efforts; and individual and community recovery from terrorist attacks.
Restricted to students in the Graduate Certificate in Terrorism Analysis, all other students should contact education@start.umd.edu to obtain permission to register.
BSST638P
Special Topics in Terrorism Studies; Qualitative Research Methods
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
BSST638T
Special Topics in Terrorism Studies; Quantitative Research Methods
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud