INTV496 Special Topics in Intelligence & Information Operations
INTV496’s content and scope of work will vary depending on the selected special topic. Because the issues within the fields of operational intelligence, law enforcement intelligence, and information warfare move at such a fast pace, this course will examine timely and relevant topics that impact support to federal, state, and local decision makers. Students will be expected to participate in frequent activities based on weekly readings and lectures; writing assignments and practical exercises; knowledge and performance based assessments, and other activities as assigned.
Specific learning outcomes will be determined on a per-offering basis as the selected special topic will necessarily change. Generally speaking, upon completion of this course students will be able to:
- Identify and analyze selected topics within Intelligence & Information Operations in both breadth and depth.
- Analyze and evaluate the fundamental characteristics and competencies of the selected special topic area.
- Analyze and hypothesize upon the how the specific details of the selected special topic area can be employed in real world situations.
Specific learning objectives will be determined on a per-offering basis as the selected special topic will necessarily change. Generally speaking, during this course students will:
- Assess and demonstrate the critical knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the selected special topic area.
- Analyze and evaluate case studies on the selected special topic area.
- Research and develop an in-depth analysis report on the selected special topic area.