Course Code: MILS560 Course ID: 3266 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate
This course covers the theory and practice of joint warfare, by examining major conflicts since the mid-19th and joint warfare in the 1980s and 1990s. Students assess, through case studies, the impact of the Goldwater-Nichols Act of 1986 on the Department of Defense and U.S. national security strategy.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO-1: Examine the history of joint warfare.
CO-2: Deconstruct the course of events that led to the creation of the Department of Defense.
CO-3: Evaluate the impact of the Goldwater-Nichols act on the Department of Defense and the individual Services.
CO-4: Analyze the theory and doctrine of joint warfare.
CO-5: Assess the implications of future defense trends on joint warfare.
The course grade is based on the following assessments:
Discussion Forums – 20 percent
Analytical Paper 1 – 20 percent
Analytical Paper 2 - 25 percent
Final Assignment – 35 percent
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|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
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