2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Jan 17, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
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NS 1022 - Sea Power and Maritime Affairs 1

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
Introduction to the history of the high seas. Designed to give a thorough understanding of naval and maritime tradition and its evolution through the centuries. Will discuss the importance of sea power and how it has applied to U.S. national interests in the past and present. (prereq: non-NROTC students require consent of department chair)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Understand historical methodologies in formulation of plausible interpretations of human behavior
  • Understand complex interaction of socio-economic, political, religious and other cultural forces and how they have developed and changed over the centuries
  • Demonstrate an understanding of continuities and differences between past and present

Course Topics
  • Significant events of world and American naval history
  • Evolution of sea power
  • Fundamental national interests
  • Uses and limits of naval service on the global stage throughout history

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