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Fall 2017
Sep 26, 2020
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STIA 425 - Sr Sem:Bio/Agricultural Securi
The course is designed to do a critical analysis of current policies and programs regarding biosecurity, public health and agriculture security.  We will explore U.S. and non-U.S. government policies/programs towards offensive and defensive biological weapons, public health measures to respond to intentional and natural biological outbreaks, and measures to prevent intentional or natural outbreaks in agriculture.  By using real-world examples, we will discuss how these policies/programs are viewed by and/or affect the international community.  Students will have opportunities to consider scientific policies and their consequences, develop policy recommendations and write policy briefs.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Colloquium

Science, Tech, & Int'l Affairs Department

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