HLS 665 (01) - Bioterrorism, Biosecurity, and Biodefense

Bioterror, Biosecur, & Defense

Durham   Coll of Professional Studies :: Homeland Security
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 15258
This course examines biowarfare, including biological, chemical, and radiological weapons. Historical, plausible, and novel weapons will be studied. Mechanisms of action, biological and societal impacts, detection, treatment and governmental strategies for biodefense will be investigated. Discussions will focus on surveillance and preparedness at the state and federal levels. Relevant aspects of the law will be presented and the bioethical challenges of anti-bioterror research will be explored.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): HLS 410 or BMS 503
Equivalent(s): BSCI 665
Instructors: Terrence OSullivan

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm JAMS G54