TCT 590 Influence Warfare

This course introduces strategic communications principles for constructing highly developed and pervasive discourse used to influence individuals, groups, and societies. Topics such as propaganda, information warfare, psychological operations, political warfare and other forms of strategic communications are covered. Emphasis will be placed on the organization and principles used by American and adversary forces to manage the political and psychological (non-kinetic) factors in conflict. It will use an interdisciplinary approach that integrates social science methodologies with theories on strategy and war and will examine the strategic and tactical methods used in this critical aspect of modern warfare.

This course is offered in the following degree programs: