Great Power Competition Lecture Series

Course #NS4000

Starts: Winter, Summer


This course provides critical and timely information on the political and strategic challenges posed for the United States by the emergence of great power competition (GPC) with China and its re-emergence with Russia.  The course will begin with a brief overview of the core dynamics of GPC historically, then examine the political, economic, and military drivers behind current Chinese and Russian policies, next discuss Chinese and Russian efforts to extend their influence into critical regions and functional domains, and conclude with a discussion of possible U.S. (and allied) responses.

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 255


The following are eligible for this offering:

  • Naval Officers
  • Naval Enlisted
  • Non-Naval Officers
  • Non-Naval Enlisted
  • DON Civilians
  • DOD Civilians
  • Non-DOD Federal Employees
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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  08 Dec 2023

    Last day of classes

  •  12 Dec 2023 – 14 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter final examinations

  •  15 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter graduation

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