Seminar in Strategic Studies

Course #NS4990

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


This course studies the theory and practice of national defense strategy, approached by means of selected theoretical texts and historical case studies in military and political decision-making. Topics include combined-arms land warfare, maritime strategy, strike warfare, nuclear strategy, and revolutionary insurgency. A significant independent research paper is required.

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 738


  • NS3000
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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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