This course is designed for students majoring in criminal justice. This course provides an in-depth look at terrorism in the world today and its many factions. Definitions and a historical context of terrorism are explored. Topics regarding countering terrorism and how the world is fighting against extremist terrorism are discussed. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills as they evaluate various topics and concepts while searching for underlying connections between the concepts, which is a skill that should be beneficial in criminal justice careers.