Prerequisite: One of the following: HIST 217, HIST 218, HIST 262 or HIST 263, or permission of the instructor. (Offered as needed/4 credits)
A study of modern war and its effects on people and nations in a historical perspective. Analysis of the causes of war. Survey of the tools and weapons of war and the changes in weapons and technology over time. Reactions of soldiers, civilians and political leaders to the demands of war.