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Course Code: NSEC620 Course ID: 4299 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines some of the major concepts of strategic thinking that underpin the national security strategy of the U.S. Students will analyze the primary inputs in the development of national security policy and investigate strategy components that are necessary in the post-Cold War. They will also explore and debate the major issues affecting strategy, to include the impact of rapid technological change and special operations. This course is especially suited to students in the Defense Senior Leadership Development Program.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
10/31/2022 - 03/31/2023 04/03/2023 - 05/28/2023 April Spring 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1: Examine the theory of strategy and the concept of the making of strategy.

CO-2: Examine the 12 Classical Elements of Classical Strategic Theory and recognize their influence on the development of national security strategy.

CO-3: Analyze the major trends in the development of strategy through the lens of the five domains of conflict/war --land, maritime, air, space, and cyberspace –and differentiate among them.

CO-4: Investigate how strategic theory in each of the domains of conflict/war influences the development of US Joint theory and national security strategy.

CO-5: Apply the 12 Classical Elements of Strategic Theory to a notional future scenario to create a recommended national military strategy for the United States.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1: Examine the theory of strategy and the concept of the making of strategy.

CO-2: Examine the 12 Classical Elements of Classical Strategic Theory and recognize their influence on the development of national security strategy.

CO-3: Analyze the major trends in the development of strategy through the lens of the five domains of conflict/war --land, maritime, air, space, and cyberspace –and differentiate among them.

CO-4: Investigate how strategic theory in each of the domains of conflict/war influences the development of US Joint theory and national security strategy.

CO-5: Apply the 12 Classical Elements of Strategic Theory to a notional future scenario to create a recommended national military strategy for the United States.

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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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.