Weapons of Mass Destruction

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Course No: CRIM.6640-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1292; SIS Term: 2940
Course Status: Registration Closed

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
  • Summer 2020: May 18 to Jul 26
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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

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