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DS455 COURSE DETAILS


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DS455 (Version: 2023 2) COURSE DETAILS


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
DS455 COMPARATIVE DEFENSE POLICY 2023 2 Military Instruction 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course's objective is to analyze the defense policies of various countries and the outcomes of those defense policies, to include national security objectives, national military objectives, military doctrine, force structure, and military capabilities. Countries studied will include actual and potential coalition partners and potential adversaries. Cadets will examine the political, economic, and social influences on each military establishment. Cultural influences on the development and implementation of the defense policies for countries studied will be examined, including the effects each country's culture has on the missions, structure, roles, and capabilities of the military. Cadets will develop their own framework of analysis to critically analyze the defense polices and cultures of other countries, and will be able to clearly articulate that analysis through written and oral means. Guest speakers include liaison officers and Foreign Area Officers to provide insight into the specific military establishments of those countries studied.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A comparative study with a 2500-word paper and a class presentation; compensatory time provided.

DS455 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS307 2004 1 1 Y
  SS357 2004 1 2 Y

DS455 (Version 2023-2) COURSE OFFERINGS


AYT #SECT/SIZE CPBLTY ENRLD WAIT SEATS CLOSED DETAILS
2024 - 2 3 18 54 45 0 9 N Hours

2024 - 8 1 18 18 4 0 14 N Hours

2024 - 9 1 18 18 7 0 11 N Hours

2025 - 2 2 18 36 27 0 9 N Hours

2025 - 8 1 18 18 0 0 18 N Hours

2026 - 1 2 18 36 5 0 31 N Hours

2026 - 2 3 22 66 6 0 60 N Hours

2026 - 8 1 18 18 0 0 18 N Hours

2026 - 9 1 18 18 0 0 18 N Hours

2027 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 N Hours

2027 - 2 3 18 54 0 0 54 N Hours

2027 - 8 1 18 18 0 0 18 N Hours

2027 - 9 1 18 18 0 0 18 N Hours


DS455 (Version: 2017 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
DS455 COMPARATIVE DEFENSE POLICY 2017 1 Military Instruction 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course's objective is to analyze the defense policies of various countries and the outcomes of those defense policies, to include national security objectives, national military objectives, military doctrine, force structure, and military capabilities. Countries studied will include actual and potential coalition partners and potential adversaries. Cadets will examine the political, economic, and social influences on each military establishment. Cultural influences on the development and implementation of the defense policies for countries studied will be examined, including the effects each country's culture has on the missions, structure, roles, and capabilities of the military. Cadets will develop their own framework of analysis to critically analyze the defense polices and cultures of other countries, and will be able to clearly articulate that analysis through written and oral means. Guest speakers include liaison officers and Foreign Area Officers to provide insight into the specific military establishments of those countries studied.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A comparative study with a 2500-word paper and a class presentation; compensatory time provided.

DS455 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS307 2004 1 1 Y
  SS357 2004 1 2 Y

DS455 (Version: 2013 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
DS455 COMPARATIVE MILITARY SYSTEMS 2013 1 Military Instruction 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course's objective is to analyze the defense policies of various countries and the outcomes of those defense policies, to include national security objectives, national military objectives, military doctrine, force structure, and military capabilities. Countries studied will include actual and potential coalition partners and potential adversaries. Cadets will examine the political, economic, and social influences on each military establishment. Cultural influences on the development and implementation of the defense policies for countries studied will be examined, including the effects each country's culture has on the missions, structure, roles, and capabilities of the military. Cadets will develop their own framework of analysis to critically analyze the defense polices and cultures of other countries, and will be able to clearly articulate that analysis through written and oral means. Guest speakers include liaison officers and Foreign Area Officers to provide insight into the specific military establishments of those countries studied.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A comparative study with a 2500-word paper and a class presentation; compensatory time provided.

DS455 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
DISQUALIFIER  
  MS455 2009 1 1 Y