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2016-2017 Academic Catalogue 
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IS 480X - Science and War

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

In this civilizations and cultures designated course, cadets learn of scientific discoveries and inventions resulting in technologies that have changed the nature of warfare. They examine the potential of science to contribute to 21st century warfare with a current emphasis or terrorism and asymmetrical warfare. They study giants of the scientific or engineering establishments who have made extraordinary contributions to the ways wars are fought with particular emphasis on those who were not native-born Americans. They make a field trip to Washington DC. Civilizations and Cultures (X)