NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
  
    Feb 21, 2019  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog
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HIST 2020 - American military History


This course surveys military experiences of U.S. from colonial period to the present. In addition to specific wars, this course examines military doctrines and political, social and economic forces that shaped conduct of war in American history. 

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

Prerequisites:
ENGL 1010 English I with a C or better

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of HIST 2020 American Military History, the student will:

  1. Investigate U.S. military experiences.
  2. Analyze the evolution and development of U.S. military strategy.
  3. Explore military doctrines.
  4. Evaluate political, social, and economic forces that shape U.S. military history.
  5. Examine the changes in military organization.
  6. Assess the major technological advance in U.S. weapons, communications, and intelligence gathering capabilities.
  7. Appraise conventional and special military operations.
  8. Explain intelligence gathering, clandestine, and covert actions.
  9. Assess U.S. military power as a peacekeeping entity.


Program Outcomes
Upon completion of HIST 2020 American Military History, the student will:

#1  Acquire basic factual historical knowledge

#2  Reconstruct Accurate Historical Sequences
#5  Critique historical conflicts



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