INTL423 - Human Intelligence
Course Code: INTL423 Course ID: 3191 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course is an introduction to Human Intelligence (HUMINT). The course will define and examine HUMINT in context with the other intelligence collection disciplines. Students will understand the dynamics and functions of human source intelligence as a discipline through the use of focused discussion supported by directed readings and by applying critical thought to an incremental research project that requires a HUMINT solution.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|09/30/19 - 02/28/20||03/02/20 - 04/26/20||Winter 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|10/28/19 - 04/03/20||04/06/20 - 05/31/20||Spring 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
|11/25/19 - 05/01/20||05/04/20 - 06/28/20||Spring 2020 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/30/19 - 05/29/20||06/01/20 - 07/26/20||Spring 2020 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/27/20 - 07/03/20||07/06/20 - 08/30/20||Summer 2020 Session B||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO-1: Summarize the uses of HUMINT.
CO-2: Demonstrate how HUMINT relates to the other intelligence disciplines.
CO-3: Evaluate milestones in the history of HUMINT.
CO-4: Assess examples of technology’s effect on HUMINT.
CO-5: Analyze how HUMINT has affected key events in history.
The course grade is based on the following assessments:
Forum discussions – 25 percent
Each week, a discussion question is provided and posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:55 pm ET and respond to 2 or more classmates by Sunday 11:55 pm ET. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.
Midterm assignment - 25 percent
This assignment is the beginning of your final paper and will be between 6 to 8 pages. See the assignment tab in the class for specific instructions.
Progress assignment - 25 percent
This assignment is the second part of your final paper and will be between 5 to 7 pages. See the assignment tab in the class for specific instructions.
Final paper assignment – 25 percent
This is the final paper and will combine the first two assignments and then ask you to develop an analysis of the first two sections.
Required Course Textbooks
The required texts for this course are:
Griffith, Samuel B. 1963. Sun Tzu: The Art of War. New York: Oxford
Ignatius, David. 1997. Agents of Innocence. NY: W.W. Norton Books & Co., Inc.
- External websites and other assigned readings are found in the Lessons area of the classroom.
- Weekly Lesson Notes and videos or audio files are found in the Lessons area of the classroom.
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
|Book Title:||The Art of War - e-book available online, link provided inside the classroom and in the eReserve|
|Publication Info:||Oxford University Press|
Not current for future courses.