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Study the Past. Lead the Future.
D-Day Normandy Invasion of 1944
Study the Past. Lead the Future.
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Curriculum By Area

Curriculum by Area*

INTRODUCTION TO MILITARY HISTORY (6 Hours—All Students)

HOURS

Methods and the Historiography of Military History

3

Strategic Thinkers and Military Intellectuals

3

   

FOUNDATIONS IN MILITARY HISTORY (9 Hours—Choose Three)

 

Leadership in the Crucible of War

3

U.S. Military History

3

Non-Western Military History

3

   

CONFLICT STUDIES (6 Hours—Choose Two)

 

Greco-Roman Warfare

3

The Hundred Years’ War

3

American Revolution

3

American Civil War

3

World War II in Europe and Africa

3

The Vietnam War

3

The Global Cold War

3

Arab-Israeli Conflict

3

Global War on Terrorism

3

   

WAR AND SOCIETY (3 Hours—Choose One)

 

War and Society in Early China

3

The Home Fronts in the Age of Total War

3

The Double-V Campaign: African-Americans in World War II

3

Modern Middle East

3

   

CAPSTONE (6 Hours): Students will choose one of three capstone experiences: 1) Non-Thesis Option; 2) Thesis Option; or 3) Certificate in Military Leadership Option

 

 

 

NON-THESIS OPTION (6 Hours)

6

War and Society Elective (3)

Capstone Seminar (3)

 
   

THESIS (6 Hours)

Students will produce an original research project and a substantial written thesis capable of publication. 

6

 

 

CERTIFICATE IN MILITARY LEADERSHIP OPTION (Students who wish to receive The Citadel’s Certificate in Military Leadership in addition to the MA degree must complete the following courses during their program of study):

 

Leadership in the Crucible of War (see Foundations, above)

3

U.S. Military History (see Foundations, above)

3

Non-Western Military History (see Foundations, above)

3

Leadership Elective (1): Either LDRS 753: Strategy and Contemporary Military Leadership Issues -OR- LDRS 711: Leading Change: Organization Development and Transformation

3

Capstone Seminar

3

 

Click on the chart below for the Preliminary Schedule of Courses from 2019-22

 

preliminary course schedule 2019 22

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