Nov 30, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HLS 568 - Psychology of Terrorism

This course introduces students to the psychological aspects of terrorists, terrorism, mass-casualty, and catastrophic events. The course focuses on how seemingly good people are able to perpetrate acts of extreme violence. In addition, students are introduced to the psychological consequences experienced by victims and the general public when terrorism and other horrific acts occur and are then publicized in the media. The course will conclude by reviewing the status and fallacies related to the interventions applied to victims of extreme events.

Credits: 3