Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jun 19, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EMGT 202 - Terrorism and Emergency Management

(TP/SS only)

Explores the role of emergency management in response to the growing threat of domestic and international terrorism. Introduces terrorism, ranging from low-level acts of threats and acts of violence that may represent significant risk to human life and property to large-scale acts of violence using “weapons of mass destruction” that may have devastating, long-term effects. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly EP 202.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast historical and contemporary terrorism.
  • Compare and contrast various foreign and domestic terrorist organizations.
  • Define a typical terrorist and the various forms of terrorism.
  • Discuss forms and strategies of counterterrorism
  • Identify and describe terrorist tactics
  • List and define terrorist ideologies.
  • Define and explain the typologies of terrorism.
  • Define and distinguish types of weapons of mass destruction.
  • Explain the characteristics and goals of terrorism.
  • Discuss personal activities one can employ to overcome terrorist threats.

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