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COLLEGE OF BUILT ENVIRONMENTS
URBAN DESIGN AND PLANNING
STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR CRITICAL INFRASTR

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SPCI 505 Epidemiology of Biological and Chemical Hazards Mitigation I: Principles (3)
Introduction to epidemiology: surveillance for detection of outbreaks, outbreak investigation, and control for infectious agents, toxins, and chemicals. Case studies are drawn from actual outbreaks illustrating these essential epidemiological methods. Examines problem-solving techniques. Credit/no-credit only.

SPCI 506 Strategic Planning Practicum I (3)
Uses case-based and problem-based approaches to teach the techniques of planning, decision-making, and analysis common to critical infrastructures.
Instructor Course Description: Barbara E. Endicott

SPCI 510 Strategic Planning Practicum 2 (3)
Second in a three-course sequence that uses case-based and problem-based approaches to teach the techniques of planning, decision-making, and analysis common to critical infrastructures. Credit/no-credit only.

SPCI 511 Business Continuity Planning (3)
Introduces safeguards that organizations can employ to ensure they survive a disaster, using examples from government services, banking and finance. Presents specifics of disaster/crisis management, business impact analysis, contingency planning, continuity of operations, and risk reduction tools. Examines lessons learned from 9/11.

SPCI 513 Strategic Planning Practicum 3 (3) Whittington
Uses case-based and problem-based approaches to teach the techniques of planning, decision-making, and analysis common to critical infrastructures. Third in a three-course sequence. Offered: WS.

SPCI 515 Capstone (4) Whittington
Culminating course where students select one of several problem-solving methods (problem-based case, tabletop exercise, research paper) and complete a final project focusing on a real-world problem. Requires mastery of the methodological skills and infrastructure knowledge taught in the program.

SPCI 598 Special Topics (1-4, max. 12)
Systematic study of specialized subject matter. Topics vary for each quarter, depending upon current interest and needs, and are announced in the preceding quarter.

SPCI 599 Special Projects (1-4, max. 12)
Independent/tutorial study for graduate students in the Master's in Strategic Planning for Critical Infrastructures program. Individual reading, research, fieldwork, or other special project, outlined in advance, approved by, and under the direction of, the faculty adviser most appropriate for the project proposed.