Feb 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NS 1161 - Evolution of Warfare

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
Seminar format course designed to provide Marine Option ROTC Midshipmen with a basic understanding of the art, science, and concepts of warfare.  Classroom instruction focuses on United States Marine Corps warfare theory foundations, the development of conventional and unconventional warfare-to include irregular and cyber warfare-and the basics of Marine Corps amphibious doctrine.   Non-NROTC students require consent of department chair Offered alternate spring terms. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Comprehend the major cultural, technological, and doctrinal transformations in warfare
  • Develop critical thinking and public speaking skills

Course Topics
  • Early warfighting tactics
  • Technological advances in the warfighting sphere
  • Evolution of strategy and tactics
  • Case studies



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