Oct 24, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

HLS 212 - Survey of Weapons of Mass Destruction

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Surveys the primary instruments of destruction and death, known as weapons of mass destruction (WMD), used or sought to be used by terrorists. Addresses the definition, categories, characteristics, capabilities, deployment and impact of nuclear, biological, chemical, radiological, and conventional weapons of mass destruction. Focuses on the fundamentals of first responders and operational level responses to weapons of mass destruction disasters, including planning and training.

Prerequisite(s): HLS 111  or permission of director.