This course will examine the development of warfare and its relationship, role and impact on society between 1850 and the nuclear age. Main themes will include: the role of war in contemporary societies, views and attitudes towards war, the technology and science of war, as well as the tactics and strategy of war.


45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework

Course Notes

HIST 380 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).