Not open to students who select this as a concentration in the MA - Military Studies.
Upon completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
Examine the theory and practice of joint warfare in every major conflict since the mid-19th century with special emphasis on American joint warfare in the 1980s and 90s.
Discern and assess the contemporary factors influencing the planning for combined and joint operations at the strategic and operational levels of war.
Evaluate the doctrinal and technical aspects of Joint Warfare command and control as well as operational differences among the services.
Debate the varied dimensions of coalition warfare and combined operations in both a historical and contemporary perspective.
Assess the conventional and unconventional joint warfare of the future in light of technological change and the information age, non-state military threats, rogue regimes, and clashes of culture between regions.
Total = 18 semester hours