Course Schedule for Spring 2018


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MPAI-620-01

Applied Intel Communications

This course focuses on oral and written communication skills in applied intelligence. Students will learn how to communicate information effectively to leaders and decision makers in areas of law enforcement, homeland security, and competitive business intelligence. Students will learn about practical techniques and concepts for producing reports, briefs, and infographics relevant to each of these fields within applied intelligence.

  • Course #: MPAI-620-01
  • CRN: 33797
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Goldsmith Romero, A.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – May 12, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-620-02

Applied Intel Communications

This course focuses on oral and written communication skills in applied intelligence. Students will learn how to communicate information effectively to leaders and decision makers in areas of law enforcement, homeland security, and competitive business intelligence. Students will learn about practical techniques and concepts for producing reports, briefs, and infographics relevant to each of these fields within applied intelligence.

  • Course #: MPAI-620-02
  • CRN: 33798
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Spahija, J.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – May 12, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-620-101

Applied Intel Communications

This course focuses on oral and written communication skills in applied intelligence. Students will learn how to communicate information effectively to leaders and decision makers in areas of law enforcement, homeland security, and competitive business intelligence. Students will learn about practical techniques and concepts for producing reports, briefs, and infographics relevant to each of these fields within applied intelligence.


MPAI-620-102

Applied Intel Communications

This course focuses on oral and written communication skills in applied intelligence. Students will learn how to communicate information effectively to leaders and decision makers in areas of law enforcement, homeland security, and competitive business intelligence. Students will learn about practical techniques and concepts for producing reports, briefs, and infographics relevant to each of these fields within applied intelligence.

  • Course #: MPAI-620-102
  • CRN: 33800
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Thomas, J.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – May 12, 2018

MPAI-500-01

Ethics: Applied Intelligence

The Ethics course is a core course in all of SCS’s MPS programs. In the first part of this course, students are introduced to appropriate ethical methodologies, principles, values, and frameworks. In the second part of the course, students study discipline- and field-specific codes of ethics within the profession. The course explores the ethical responsibilities all intelligence professionals have toward themselves, corporations, the government, and the public. Students contrast the roles and responsibilities of intelligence professionals among other law enforcement, homeland security, and competitive business professionals. In the third part of the course, students apply an appropriate decision-making framework and gain experience in decision-making surrounding ethical issues. Course discussions will center on issues involving privacy and confidential or sensitive information. During their final project, students codify an individual code of ethics in relation to professional codes of conduct.

  • Course #: MPAI-500-01
  • CRN: 33791
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Havrilak, G.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – May 12, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-500-101

Ethics: Applied Intelligence

The Ethics course is a core course in all of SCS’s MPS programs. In the first part of this course, students are introduced to appropriate ethical methodologies, principles, values, and frameworks. In the second part of the course, students study discipline- and field-specific codes of ethics within the profession. The course explores the ethical responsibilities all intelligence professionals have toward themselves, corporations, the government, and the public. Students contrast the roles and responsibilities of intelligence professionals among other law enforcement, homeland security, and competitive business professionals. In the third part of the course, students apply an appropriate decision-making framework and gain experience in decision-making surrounding ethical issues. Course discussions will center on issues involving privacy and confidential or sensitive information. During their final project, students codify an individual code of ethics in relation to professional codes of conduct.

Note: Core requirements for the MPS-AI degree. Minimum grade required is "B" to continue eligibility toward graduation.

  • Course #: MPAI-500-101
  • CRN: 33792
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Gallagher, B.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – May 12, 2018

MPAI-600-01

Intro to Applied Intelligence

This course provides a thorough understanding of intelligence analysis as a field and the tools and techniques associated with intelligence as related to law enforcement, homeland security, cybersecurity, and competitive business intelligence. Students gain a solid grounding in fundamental intelligence concepts and learn how to develop an intelligence strategy, select frameworks and tools for gathering and processing relevant data, and present findings in an effective manner. Assignments include case study assessment and the creation of a strategic intelligence plan.

  • Course #: MPAI-600-01
  • CRN: 33793
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Rovnak, M.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – May 12, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-600-201

Intro to Applied Intelligence

This course provides a thorough understanding of intelligence analysis as a field and the tools and techniques associated with intelligence as related to law enforcement, homeland security, cybersecurity, and competitive business intelligence. Students gain a solid grounding in fundamental intelligence concepts and learn how to develop an intelligence strategy, select frameworks and tools for gathering and processing relevant data, and present findings in an effective manner. Assignments include case study assessment and the creation of a strategic intelligence plan.

  • Course #: MPAI-600-201
  • CRN: 33794
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Sharma, R.
  • Dates: Mar 14 – May 07, 2018

MPAI-745-01

Intro to Homeland Security

This course is designed to provide foundational knowledge about policy, organizations, legal issues, crisis communications, fear management, and current management approaches related to homeland security.

  • Course #: MPAI-745-01
  • CRN: 33805
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Ziobro, D.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – May 12, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-745-02   Canceled

Intro to Homeland Security

This course is designed to provide foundational knowledge about policy, organizations, legal issues, crisis communications, fear management, and current management approaches related to homeland security.

  • Course #: MPAI-745-02
  • CRN: 33806
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: TBD
  • Dates: Jan 10 – May 12, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-745-201

Intro to Homeland Security

This course is designed to provide foundational knowledge about policy, organizations, legal issues, crisis communications, fear management, and current management approaches related to homeland security.

  • Course #: MPAI-745-201
  • CRN: 33807
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Lemieux, F.
  • Dates: Mar 14 – May 07, 2018

MPAI-745-202

Intro to Homeland Security

This course is designed to provide foundational knowledge about policy, organizations, legal issues, crisis communications, fear management, and current management approaches related to homeland security.

  • Course #: MPAI-745-202
  • CRN: 33808
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Sutherland, D.
  • Dates: Mar 14 – May 07, 2018

MPAI-610-01

Psych of Applied Intelligence

This course examines the mental machinery behind intelligence analysis and focuses the learner on understanding the fundamental thought processes behind how our mental machinery works in an analytical setting. With specific focus on critical thinking and understanding and moving beyond biases, the course provides students with an opportunity to examine cases in which objectivity and critical thinking have not been present and allows students to explore how those case studies would have been different with an understanding of the psychology behind intelligence analytics.

  • Course #: MPAI-610-01
  • CRN: 33795
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Lemieux, F.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – May 12, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-610-101

Psych of Applied Intelligence

This course examines the mental machinery behind intelligence analysis and focuses the learner on understanding the fundamental thought processes behind how our mental machinery works in an analytical setting. With specific focus on critical thinking and understanding and moving beyond biases, the course provides students with an opportunity to examine cases in which objectivity and critical thinking have not been present and allows students to explore how those case studies would have been different with an understanding of the psychology behind intelligence analytics.

  • Course #: MPAI-610-101
  • CRN: 33796
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Zulauf, B.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – Mar 05, 2018

MPAI-630-01

Understanding Int. Collection

Before conducting threat assessments or making strategic recommendations, intelligence analysts must first collect data relevant to their goal. Learning objectives for this course include demonstrating knowledge of proper techniques for various types of intelligence projects, such as open-source intelligence, human intelligence, and imagery intelligence. Students develop the fundamental skills and abilities involved in assessing the accuracy and relevance of collected intelligence. By the end of the course, students will be able to identify and use the different means of intelligence collection to resolve a variety of challenges.

  • Course #: MPAI-630-01
  • CRN: 33801
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Marianos, R.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – May 12, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-630-02

Understanding Int. Collection

Before conducting threat assessments or making strategic recommendations, intelligence analysts must first collect data relevant to their goal. Learning objectives for this course include demonstrating knowledge of proper techniques for various types of intelligence projects, such as open-source intelligence, human intelligence, and imagery intelligence. Students develop the fundamental skills and abilities involved in assessing the accuracy and relevance of collected intelligence. By the end of the course, students will be able to identify and use the different means of intelligence collection to resolve a variety of challenges.

  • Course #: MPAI-630-02
  • CRN: 33802
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Kavanagh, J.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – May 12, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-630-101

Understanding Int. Collection

Before conducting threat assessments or making strategic recommendations, intelligence analysts must first collect data relevant to their goal. Learning objectives for this course include demonstrating knowledge of proper techniques for various types of intelligence projects, such as open-source intelligence, human intelligence, and imagery intelligence. Students develop the fundamental skills and abilities involved in assessing the accuracy and relevance of collected intelligence. By the end of the course, students will be able to identify and use the different means of intelligence collection to resolve a variety of challenges.

  • Course #: MPAI-630-101
  • CRN: 33803
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Kavanagh, J.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – Mar 05, 2018

MPAI-630-102

Understanding Int. Collection

Before conducting threat assessments or making strategic recommendations, intelligence analysts must first collect data relevant to their goal. Learning objectives for this course include demonstrating knowledge of proper techniques for various types of intelligence projects, such as open-source intelligence, human intelligence, and imagery intelligence. Students develop the fundamental skills and abilities involved in assessing the accuracy and relevance of collected intelligence. By the end of the course, students will be able to identify and use the different means of intelligence collection to resolve a variety of challenges.

  • Course #: MPAI-630-102
  • CRN: 33804
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Marianos, R.
  • Dates: Jan 10 – Mar 05, 2018