Course No: CRIM.6640-061; SIS Class Nbr: 10206; SIS Term: 2710
Course Status: Open
This course explores the threats that weapons of mass destruction (WMD) pose to the U.S. and its interests along with the strategies to meet those threats. The course will examine the technical aspects, history, and contemporary threat of each category of weapon Chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear followed by a critical analysis of U.S. and global efforts to limit access to these weapons and prohibit their production, proliferation and use. The course will also review some aspects of WMD attack response, recovery, and mitigation.
Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor
- Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
- Special Notes:
- Section Notes:
- Core Codes: SS
- Credits: 3;
- Instructor: Nicholas Evans
When Offered & Tuition
- Online Course
- Fall 2017: Sep 06 to Nov 12
- Chat Hours: Wed 7-8pm*
- Course Level: Graduate
- Tuition: $1725
- 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
Related Programs: Security Studies Certificate, M.A. in Security Studies: Homeland Defense Concentration, M.S. in Security Studies: Critical Infrastructure Protection Concentration, M.A. in Security Studies: International Security Concentration
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