East Building 122
Section Information for Spring 2017
This course provides students preparation for active participation in threat assessment and management processes in government, education, and industry settings. Actual cases are studied to identify missed opportunities for intervention, prevention and management. Media, Internet, research, and other published writings inform actual fact pattern analysis. Scheduled active expert threat assessors include current and former agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Naval Criminal Investigative Service, and the United States Secret Service, along with a Virginia Tech family member and a survivor from the campus shooting who share their experiences and expertise in the current state of the threat assessment process.
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Topics vary. May be used to fulfill requirements for different concentrations in the BS in criminology, law, and society depending on the topic. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits when topic is different.