Global Terrorism Studies Minor
National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)
START, University of Maryland
PO Box Number 266
5245 Greenbelt Rd,
College Park, MD 20740
Director: Thomas R. Guarrieri, Ph.D.
The Global Terrorism Studies Minor program focuses on exploring the origins and motivations of terrorism based on theoretical understandings of individual and group behavior. Students also explore the impacts of the threat of terrorism on individuals and communities, as well as strategies for preventing, deterring, mitigating, and responding to terrorist threats.
For more information about the minor, please visit: start.umd.edu/education/global-terrorism-studies-minor-program.
|BSST377||Applying Theory to the Practice of Countering Terrorism||1|
|BSST386||Experiential Learning in Terrorism Studies (Not repeatable)||3|
|Innovative Ideas Requirement (choose one of the following)||3|
|Innovations in Counterterrorism|
|Innovations in Countering Violent Extremism|
|ELECTIVES||Six additional elective credits from within Terrorism Studies (BSST) 1||6|
|Select one of the following Global Perspective courses:||3|
|Anthropology of Global Health|
|Global Poverty and Economic Development|
|World Hunger, Population, and Food Supplies|
|Topics in Grand Challenges for Engineering in a Global Context|
|Global Leadership in Engineering, Business, & Technology|
|International Entrepreneurship and Innovation|
|Leading Global Teams and Engaging Across Cultures in Business, Engineering, and Technology|
|Global Perspectives of Engineering|
|As the World Turns: Society and Sustainability in a Time of Great Change|
|International Political Relations|
|Uncertain Partners: US and China in a Changing World|
|Appetite for Change: Politics and the Globalization of Food|
|Religions, Beliefs, and World Affairs|
|The Study of Comparative Politics|
|Politics and the Developing World|
|Global Environmental Politics|
|Topics in International Relations|
|International Development and Conflict Management|
|Topics in Comparative Politics|
|Seminar in International Relations and World Politics (GVPT409J: Multi-Track Diplomacy & Conflict Transformation)|
|Seminar in International Relations and World Politics (GVPT409K: Workshop in Multi-Track Diplomacy)|
Upon approval from the Director, students may substitute a relevant course outside BSST. If BSST331 is taken to fulfill the Innovative Ideas requirement, BSST335 can be taken to fulfill 3 BSST elective credits; if BSST335 is taken to fulfill the Innovative Ideas requirement, BSST331 can be taken to fulfill 3 BSST elective credits.
All courses used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a grade of "C-" or better. Students must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average across all courses used to satisfy the minor requirements.