Course No: CRIM.6640-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1410; SIS Term: 2840
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.
*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: 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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