The undergraduate certificate in Explosive Ordnance Disposal seeks to increase your knowledge of the science, history, construction, and handling of explosive substances, as well as proper disposal techniques and incident assessments. Law enforcement agencies, the military, and government contractors need skilled, knowledgeable bomb disposal technicians and first responders to assist in protecting public safety. This online certificate is intended for undergraduate students who wish to expand their knowledge of explosive ordnance disposal without committing to a degree program.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
- Recognize the historical basis of the development of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal field (EOD).
- Identify the differences between military and civilian EOD organizations.
- Select the appropriate use of technology/approach in rendering safe operations.
- Describe the basic electrical and electronic theory/circuitry used in triggering and controlling standard explosive devices and improvised explosives devices (IEDs).
Certificate Requirements (19 semester hours)
|SCIN133||Introduction to Physics with Lab||4|
|HLSS215||Regulatory Issues in Weapons of Mass Destruction||3|
|HLSS230||Chemistry of Explosives||3|
|HLSS231||History of Explosive Ordnance Disposal||3|
|HLSS232||Electronics, Electricity, and Explosives||3|
|HLSS233||Explosive Incident Assessment: Methods, Practices, Protocols||3|
|Total Semester Hours||19|