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CIP 2020

Detail for CIP Code 28.0605

Title: Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Definition: A program that focuses on the scientific principles, technology, policy issues and operational art required to prevent the spread and combat the effects of weapons of mass destruction, defined as chemical, biological and nuclear devices as well as some conventional weapons. Includes instruction in the scientific foundations of such weaponry, production, weaponization, effects protection and mitigation, state and terrorist threat analysis, and applications to specific weapon types and scenarios. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2010 CIP 2020
Code Title Action Code Title
28.0605 Weapons of Mass Destruction. No substantive changes 28.0605 Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Illustrative Examples
  • [Nuclear Weapons and Counterproliferation]
  • [Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction]