MFA3500 Military Life and Culture

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Hal Scott

Course Description:

Life in the military embraces a culture distinct from civilian life to the extent that it has a strong influence over veterans throughout their lifespan. To understand and work with military members, veterans, and their families, one must understand this culture and language. This course will examine the formative and pervasive military culture.

How This Course Benefits Students:

The military culture in many ways is distinct from that of the general populations. Before students effectively can have a missional mindset an ministry to military members, they will need to become familiar with many of the customs, traditions, and lifestyles of this unique populations. Students will gain an overview dialogue with many of the issues facing military members.

Why This Course Is Important:

This class is foundational for understanding this particular subset of American culture.