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Students examine methods of research and modes of writing in history. The course is interactive and online for Web-based instruction. Students study the character of warfare in the ancient Mediterranean world, specific wars fought by Greeks, Romans, and others; such as, the Persian Wars, the Peloponnesian War, the Punic Wars, the Gallic War, and the Roman civil wars.
This course examines influences of the Scientific Revolution and Renaissance thoughts on military capabilities and their roles in building stronger European states.
Students will learn how weapon advancements, fortification developments, and organizational changes all facilitated increased military forces, which in turn enabled certain European states to consolidate power and expand their influence. Examines campaigns and major battles, strategy, logistics, and tactics of the War of American Independence.
Political, diplomatic, cultural, and social contexts of the war considered. Eighteenth century perspectives of the military in a republic, uses of militia or irregulars, the meaning and impact of sustained warfare on institutions and thought.
Civil War 3 Description: Explores the political, social and economic causes of the war, also the impact the war had on the home fronts of both North and South. Army and the Settlement of the West 3 Description: This course investigates the U.
Students examine military contributions to exploration. Native American relations, Hispanic relations, economic development, transportation, public health, diplomacy and national policy are examined.
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Students examine The Great War as the beginning of the 20th century wars and end of a Europe-centered world. The course includes military dimensions of the struggle - land, sea and air battles fought on three continents.
Students choose research topic varying from military, economic, social, artistic, intellectual and diplomatic subjects. Operations, tactics, arms, intelligence and strategies employed by the major combatants are examined.
Key problems, sources, bibliography and research methods of the early Cold War are explored. The course includes a breakdown of the World War II alliance, the Korean War and emerging strategies of nuclear deterrence and guerrilla warfare.
In addition, the impact of the Vietnam experience on the American political, economic and social landscapes during and after war will be considered. This course is an examination of the conflicts, crises and politics of the Cold War with special emphases on the German-Berlin problem, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Middle East wars.
Primary sources will be augmented with scholarly analyses and contemporary accounts to afford political and social perspectives. This course explores the many strains of thought and political and technological developments that came together to make Germany a mighty power.
Militarism, nationalism, autocracy, industrialism, totalitarianism and democracy are all themes featured as student examine how and why Germany gained such prominence.Since celebrity activism has been around for a while, Student activism has been around almost since the beginning of America, and in the article Student Activism: Are Student Protests Still Alive?
the writer David Masci, discusses whether or not high school and college students have lost the the desire to stand up for their rights which. Description: The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university.
Nominees compete against their peers from around the world in a series of local and/or national competitions in hopes to qualify for GSEA Finals.
Organization Description ; Student Conservation Association: The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.
At the ASA convention, for example, the dozen black scholars on the program constituted less than five percent of the program roster. Despite the activism of the s and early s, the coming of faculty and students of color into the work of American studies, at . independent and/or accountable corporate director = oxymoron?
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Description: This two credit course prepares senior nursing students with the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to effectively prepare for transition from the role of student to entry level nurse.
Specifically, test-taking strategies and practice, NCLEX perparation and .