Course Descriptions

Homeland Security

MHS 7008
Fundamentals of Bio-Terrorism
3 credits

This course will explore biological weapons and agents, their methods of dissemination and exposure, as well as effects and treatments. Bioterrorism will be examined from an international and domestic perspective by identifying impending threats to the U.S. as well as countries or terrorist groups with the existing capability or possibility for the development of bio-agents and attacks. Federal and local preparedness will be addressed with an emphasis on identification of potential threats and expedient, efficient responses. Bio-attacks and war games will be explored with a focus on potential casualties and socioeconomic impact.