Weapons of Mass Destruction

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Course No: CRIM.6640-061; SIS Class Nbr: 9935; SIS Term: 2830
Course Status: Open

Course Description

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.
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  • Core Codes: SS
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Nicholas Evans
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2019: Jan 22 to Apr 07
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.S. in Security Studies: Critical Infrastructure Protection Concentration, M.A. in Security Studies: International Security Concentration, Graduate Certificate in Security Studies, M.A. in Security Studies: Homeland Defense Concentration

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