Advanced Seminar on Weapons of Mass Destruction and Terrorism

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Course No: CRIM.3480-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13565; SIS Term: 2810
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course will examine the scientific and technological details of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons; the proliferation of these weapons and international CBRN prevention efforts (like the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, the Chemical Weapons Convention, and the Biological Weapons Convention); and the threat of terrorist groups seeking to acquire and use CBRN weapons, and explore ways to improve our response to this complex threat.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: P: CRIM.2480;
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Bryan Bettey
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2018: Sep 05 to Dec 09
  • Chat Hours: Thu 7:30-8:30pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: Security Management & Homeland Security Certificate, B.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Criminal Justice: Paralegal Option

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