Carnegie Mellon University

Nuclear Security and Arms Control

Course Number: 84-370

This course introduces students to the importance and challenges of implementing the safeguards surrounding nuclear energy and arms control. Students will learn the challenges of nuclear and conventional weapons proliferation, current treaties and export control organizations and assess their effectiveness, and evaluate policy challenges related to emerging weapons technologies, particularly drones and AI.

Academic Year: 2022-2023
Units: 9
Location(s): Pittsburgh

Spring 2023

Elective course for the following CMIST degrees:
BS International Relations and Political Science
Additional Major in International Relations and Political Science
BS Economics and Politics
Additional Major in Economics and Politics
Minor in International Relations and Political Science
Minor in Cybersecurity and International Conflict
Minor in Military Strategy and International Relations