This course introduces students to the range of thinking skills and reasoning abilities that are essential to crime and intelligence analysis. Students will examine the nature of knowledge and develop their abilities to think reflectively, critically and logically. This course also covers many approaches to the task of discovering truth. A variety of structured analysis models will be used in conjunction with critical thinking to explore the basis of analysis.
Admission to a Forensic credential program or permission of the Program Coordinator.
Structured Analytic Techniques for Intelligence Analysis
Richards J. Heuer, Randolph H. Pherson
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