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SISU-463 Topics in Foreign Policy and National Security (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics including U.S. defense politics, transnational security challenges, national security and proliferation, and critical global challenges. Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: SISU-230.

SISU-463 001
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Bioterror in the Twenty-first Century
This course examines the potential for bioterror attack. In this twenty-first century globalized world, the proliferation of biotechnology and a new wave of terror have combined to set the conditions for an increasingly likely attack using weapons of mass destruction (WMD) including biological weapons. The course also introduces the science behind biological weapons, examines U.S. government efforts to prepare for and respond to a bioterror attack, and investigates the policy implications of this emerging threat. Meets with SIS-653 007.
SISU-463 001
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
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