Feb 26, 2024  
2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog
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HIST 250 - U.S. Military History

5 CR

Surveys the development of the U.S. military from the colonial era to the present. Examines the military’s role in major conflicts, civilian-military relations, and the social, cultural, political, and technological influences on the military’s development. Note: May be used as social science or humanities credit, not both, at BC.

Course Outcomes
  • Analyze and critically evaluate primary and secondary sources.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Recognize and identify the major conflicts the U.S. military has been involved in and their influence on the military and its personnel.
  • Analyze the influence of social, cultural, political, and technological factors on the U.S. military’s development.
  • Evaluate the causes and consequences of the major developments in the relationship between the military and civilian government.

GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
GenEd Outcomes: Connections
  • Historical and Intellectual Perspectives

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