This course is designed to familiarize graduate students from diverse backgrounds with the principles, practices, and vernacular of intelligence operations in the U.S. government. Students will study the history and current make up of the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC). The course defines and distinguishes positive or foreign intelligence collection operations from paramilitary or covert operations and counterintelligence operations.
Identify each of the 16 members of the Intelligence Community and describe their roles.
Identify Intelligence Requirements and explain how they drive intelligence collection.
Compare and Contrast Intelligence disciplines and illustrate the tradecraft used for each within intelligence operations.
Explain the purpose of the Intelligence Community as it relates to United States National Security.
Assess the effectiveness of the United States Intelligence Community both historically and today.
Henley-Putnam’s commitment to service begins with your first call with an advisor and continues through graduation. Our classes are small, so you are never just a number. We get to know you, your goals and your needs. You will be supported by a team of professionals who will help you track your degree progression, advise you on course selection, and inform you of relevant services such as tutoring and mentoring. Your faculty members will be available to you, as will the deans and administrators.
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