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HLSS211 - Emergency Response to Terrorism

 

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of terrorism in the world today. The course examines the history of international and domestic terrorist groups, both state and non-state actors. The course covers the legal aspects of terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), the composition of WMD that threatens the world including chemical weapons, industrial chemical materials, biological agents, radiological and nuclear materials as well as explosives and explosive devices. The course also addresses the impact of the complexities of terrorism and Chemical Biologic Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Weapons on the emergency response community. The course will look at the pre-planning, mitigation, response, and recovery stages. The class will examine the actions necessary to bring the event to termination including: protecting the population and emergency responder, the roles of federal regulations to secure that protection; how the event is treated as a crime and the actions necessary to secure evidence and protect the environment.

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #. You must be logged in to eCampus first to access the links.
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Book Title: Counter-Terrorism for Emergency Responders, 2nd Ed-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN: 9780849399237
Publication Info: Taylor & Francis Group
Author: Burke, Robert
Unit Cost: $113.11
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