SOC 571 Secret Societies

This course is designed to provide information on secret societies. It will address issues of membership and influence, how to identify and classify facts, and how this relates to executive protection, intelligence and counterterrorism.

The course learning outcomes that you will demonstrate upon completion of this course are as follows:

Research and evaluate the varying types of secret societies and their significance. 

Analyze and evaluate how secret societies pursue their agendas or are manipulated to pursue someone else’s goals. 

Interpret how foundations and methods of secret societies can be used to understand study terrorist groups and criminal networks.

Evaluate the history, culture, organization, activities, religious foundations, and membership profiles of various secret societies.

Practice and employ effective techniques in writing about and communicating issues relating to secret societies in executive protection, intelligence, and counterterrorism

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