Interdisciplinary Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

BIOD 760: National Security Technology and Policy

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Introduces students to the intersection of science, technology, and policy in national security. Will examine the players in the formation of science policy; the roles they play; how the types, uncertainties, and availability of data affect science policy debates; and how science policy decisions are made. Topics to be covered include weapons of mass destruction, nonlethal weapons, nanotechnology, bioengineering, energy security, and pandemic influenza. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: BIOD 604 and 605; or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Washington Consortium level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
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