Nuclear Radiologic & High Yield Explosives Course (NRE)

Course Number: 
Interdisciplinary Courses
Quarter Hours: 
3 Quarter hours
Course Description: 
The NRE Course will complete the three course Weapons of Mass Destruction series. Initial lectures will review the basic physics of nuclear warfare, ionizing radiation and high yield explosion and then move into discussion of threat assessment, detection, monitoring and personal protective measures. The course will shift into a thorough review of the planned federal response. The course will emphasize consequence management from the local and state to federal and DoD perspectives.