PSYC 370. Psychology of Terrorism

Drawing on theories and research in Social Psychology, this course will examine terrorist groups, explore the beliefs of these groups, and discuss why someone would become inspired by, affiliate with, financially support, or take action based on the beliefs or extremist ideologies of terrorist groups. The course will also examine the strategies used by terrorist groups to recruit adherents and convert them to their cause and the organizational structure of these groups.

This is a Social, Personality, Developmental Psychology elective.
Offered: Regularly
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: PSYC 101 or SOC 101