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    Palo Alto College
  Nov 29, 2020
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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HMSY 1343 - Weapons of Mass Destruction

This course is a study of weapons of mass destruction and hazardous material incidents. It covers hazard and risk assessment, crime scene preservation, chemical agents, toxic industrial chemicals, biological agents, pathogens, radiological agents, explosive devices, detection-sampling and plume models, and decontamination methods. Topics include an overview of incident command systems and personal protection equipment, the critical role of first responders in WMD, mitigation, and survival. Community mitigation plans will be researched as well.

Recommended Basic Skills prerequisites: ENGL 1301 

Semester Hours: (3-3-0)

CIP: 44.0401

Offered at:
PAC: Yes
SAC: Yes

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