Course Schedule for Fall 2018


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MPAI-705-01

Counterterrorism and Intel

This course examines the role of intelligence analysis and how it is used in current counterterrorism efforts. Students develop extensive knowledge of the roles of intelligence agencies in assessing terrorist threats and how government agencies, military personnel, and local police collaborate to address these threats. In addition, students examine and critique domestic counterterrorism efforts employed since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.

  • Course #: MPAI-705-01
  • CRN: 34347
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Kavanagh, J.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-705-201

Counterterrorism and Intel

This course examines the role of intelligence analysis and how it is used in current counterterrorism efforts. Students develop extensive knowledge of the roles of intelligence agencies in assessing terrorist threats and how government agencies, military personnel, and local police collaborate to address these threats. In addition, students examine and critique domestic counterterrorism efforts employed since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security.

  • Course #: MPAI-705-201
  • CRN: 34348
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Yayla, A.
  • Dates: Oct 24 – Dec 17, 2018

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-900-101

Capstone

  • Course #: MPAI-900-101
  • CRN: 34357
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Thomas, J.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018

MPAI-900-102   Canceled

Capstone

  • Course #: MPAI-900-102
  • CRN: 34358
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: TBD
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 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: 33134
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Havrilak, G.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 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 MPS-AI degree. Minimum grade required is "B" to continue eligibility toward graduation.

  • Course #: MPAI-500-101
  • CRN: 32216
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Gallagher, B.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018

MPAI-500-102

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 MPS-AI degree. Minimum grade required is "B" to continue eligibility toward graduation.

  • Course #: MPAI-500-102
  • CRN: 35563
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Goulet, D.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018

MPAI-765-01

Homeland Security Technologies

  • Course #: MPAI-765-01
  • CRN: 34355
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Brooks, C.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-765-101

Homeland Security Technologies

  • Course #: MPAI-765-101
  • CRN: 34356
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Gupta, R.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Oct 22, 2018

MPAI-750-01

Information Security

This course provides theoretical and applied foundations of information security and assurance. Students will study various types of cyber-crime and vulnerabilities of government computer systems and information networks and learn about strategies for the protection of information and computer systems and how to mitigate and respond to breaches of those systems.

  • Course #: MPAI-750-01
  • CRN: 34349
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Saunders, J.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-750-101

Information Security

This course provides theoretical and applied foundations of information security and assurance. Students will study various types of cyber-crime and vulnerabilities of government computer systems and information networks and learn about strategies for the protection of information and computer systems and how to mitigate and respond to breaches of those systems.

  • Course #: MPAI-750-101
  • CRN: 34350
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Fazzini, K.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Oct 22, 2018

MPAI-600-01   Canceled

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.

Note: Saturday meetings include a one-hour break at 12 pm.


MPAI-600-02

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-600-02
  • CRN: 35139
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Rovnak, M.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-600-101

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-600-101
  • CRN: 32217
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Sharma, R.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Oct 22, 2018

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: 35377
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Sharma, R.
  • Dates: Oct 24 – Dec 17, 2018

MPAI-700-01

Law Enforcement Intel Ops

This course provides students the hands on opportunity via case studies to understand that law enforcement intelligence is not vast amounts of collected information; rather, it is information which has been comprehensively and logically analyzed. This analysis gives raw information its meaning and role in the larger puzzle of police responsibility. Students will have hands on opportunities to work through actual situations and scenarios to understand how intelligence can inform law enforcement operations.

  • Course #: MPAI-700-01
  • CRN: 34345
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Ziobro, D.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-700-201

Law Enforcement Intel Ops

This course provides students the hands on opportunity via case studies to understand that law enforcement intelligence is not vast amounts of collected information; rather, it is information which has been comprehensively and logically analyzed. This analysis gives raw information its meaning and role in the larger puzzle of police responsibility. Students will have hands on opportunities to work through actual situations and scenarios to understand how intelligence can inform law enforcement operations.

  • Course #: MPAI-700-201
  • CRN: 34346
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Ziobro, D.
  • Dates: Oct 24 – Dec 17, 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: 33138
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Lemieux, F.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 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: 35378
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Zulauf, B.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Oct 22, 2018

MPAI-610-201

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-610-201
  • CRN: 32218
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Zulauf, B.
  • Dates: Oct 24 – Dec 17, 2018

MPAI-755-01   Canceled

Risk Management

This course will provide students with the skills needed to assess and respond to an organization's exposure to risk as related to homeland security. Students will learn how to model, measure, and assess undesirable risks and reduce risks relevant to large organizations with public obligations across criminal justice disciplines and in public-private security collaborations.

  • Course #: MPAI-755-01
  • CRN: 34351
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: TBD
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-755-101

Risk Management

This course will provide students with the skills needed to assess and respond to an organization's exposure to risk as related to homeland security. Students will learn how to model, measure, and assess undesirable risks and reduce risks relevant to large organizations with public obligations across criminal justice disciplines and in public-private security collaborations.

  • Course #: MPAI-755-101
  • CRN: 34352
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Crowther, K.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018

MPAI-760-01

Uncv. Threats/Counterterrorism

This course will build students’ analytical skills to examine policy issues in strategic counterterrorism planning, particularly in the use of applied technologies within the context of civil jurisdiction and rule of law. Students will discuss policy issues that address the balance and tension between security and civil liberties to effectively counter terrorism.

  • Course #: MPAI-760-01
  • CRN: 34353
  • Format: On-campus
  • Instructor: Marianos, R.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Dec 21, 2018
  • Class Meetings:

MPAI-760-101

Uncv. Threats/Counterterrorism

This course will build students’ analytical skills to examine policy issues in strategic counterterrorism planning, particularly in the use of applied technologies within the context of civil jurisdiction and rule of law. Students will discuss policy issues that address the balance and tension between security and civil liberties to effectively counter terrorism.

  • Course #: MPAI-760-101
  • CRN: 34354
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Marianos, R.
  • Dates: Aug 29 – Oct 22, 2018

MPAI-630-201

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-630-201
  • CRN: 34344
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Kavanagh, J.
  • Dates: Oct 24 – Dec 17, 2018

MPAI-630-202

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-630-202
  • CRN: 35592
  • Format: Online
  • Instructor: Spahija, J.
  • Dates: Oct 24 – Dec 17, 2018