HIST 6133 - The World at War: 20th Century, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): HIST 1113 with D or better or PLSC 1053 with D or better

Level: Upper

Course Attributes: Liberal Arts and Science

This class surveys global military history during the 20th century, with particular emphasis on World War I, World War II, and the Cold War. It examines the origins of major and minor conflicts; the political, social, and economic context of modern warfare; changes in strategy, tactics, logistics, intelligence, battlefield technology, and other salient features of warfare; the contributions of political leaders and major military commanders; and the effects of modern warfare on soldiers and civilians. This class will feature student presentations and a research paper.