Skip Navigation
search: People Opens New Window | Departments Opens New Window | Penn State Opens New Window | Web Opens New Window
Penn State mark
Penn State mark
University Bulletin
Undergraduate Degree Programs

These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Navy (NAVSC)

NAVSC 311 Evolution of Warfare (3) Survey of development of military strategy, tactics, principles of war, and weaponry through the ages and recent U.S. applications.

NAVSC 311 Evolution of Warfare (3)

The curriculum for Evolution of Warfare provides students with an in-depth understanding of the art, science and concepts of warfare throughout history. The historical studies not only encompass notable progressions and innovations in warfare, but also illustrate failures which led to major paradoxical transformations in the military culture, tactics, techniques and procedures. Students will be able to garner an appreciation for critical analysis of challenges military organizations have faced in the past, present and will face in future environments. The conclusion of the course explores emerging threats, such as irregular and cyber warfare, which challenge our Nation today.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2014

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


Look up course abbreviations

Course descriptions are stored in LionPATH, the University-wide student information system. Please visit the LionPATH Course Catalog to access current course descriptions. At that point, you will be leaving the University Bulletin website.

Skip Popular Searches
  1. Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements
  2. General Education: United States Cultures and International Cultures
  3. Course Index
  4. Graduate Degree Programs Bulletin
  5. General Education: Arts
  6. General Education: Humanities
  7. General Education: Health and Physical Activity
  8. General Education: Natural Sciences
  9. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences
  10. General Education: Writing/Speaking