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Course Code: HLSS212 Course ID: 2910 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course provides an in-depth study of the history of CBRN agent and material development and use by nations, nation-states, state-sponsored organizations, and terrorists. This course further examines CBRN threats worldwide and reviews CBRN Arms Limitations, Treaties, Organizations, Regimes and Agreements. Finally, the course discusses various approaches to deter use of CBRN agents, materials, and weapons.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session
12/28/2021 - 06/03/2022 06/06/2022 - 07/31/2022 June Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1 Describe chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) weapons.

CO-2 Identify basic threats associated with CBRN weapons.

CO-3 Summarize past terrorist use of CBRN weapons based on case studies.

CO-4 Compare and contrast various CBRN weapons that could be used in a terrorist attack.

CO-5 Examine critical knowledge of the current CBRN threat.

Discussions – 25 percent

Each week, a discussion question is provided and posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:59 pm ET and respond to two (2) or more classmates by Sunday 11:59 pm ET. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Midterm Assignment - 25 percent

Progress Assignment - 25 percent

Final Assignment – 25 percent

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1 Describe chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) weapons.

CO-2 Identify basic threats associated with CBRN weapons.

CO-3 Summarize past terrorist use of CBRN weapons based on case studies.

CO-4 Compare and contrast various CBRN weapons that could be used in a terrorist attack.

CO-5 Examine critical knowledge of the current CBRN threat.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.