NS4157 Intelligence for Homeland Defense and Security

This course will provide students with a fundamental knowledge of U.S. operational intelligence capabilities to detect and deter terrorist and other unconventional threats to the United States. Topics will include the structure and function of U.S. intelligence organizations, systems, architecture, and capabilities. Issues in intelligence oversight, joint and inter-agency intelligence sharing, intelligence community administration, and intelligence support to national decision-making will be discussed.


NS3181 or consent of the instructor

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Quarter Offered

  • As Required