Description: This course provides students with tools and concepts to analyze IW theories and practices. Through case studies, multimedia, and selected readings students will be better equipped to collaborate with partners as well as outthink and out innovate adversaries in a complex operating environment.
Audience: This blended course is taught at the undergraduate level and is designed specifically for the special operations community, interagency, and international partners. The student profile is E5-E8, W1-4, O1-O3, and their civilian agency equivalents (i.e., GS-5-13) assigned to USSOCOM, TSOC, or a component directly supporting joint or coalition special operations.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Text and Materials: All required texts and materials are available to the student on either JSOU e-Campus or issued upon arrival in the classroom. Each student MUST have after hours – NOT in the classroom – access to commercial internet and the course blackboard site prior to and throughout the course.
Accreditation: JSOU is currently an accredited educational institution accredited through the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) - a national accrediting agency recognized by the Department of Education.