MFA4000 Women and War

Course Overview

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

Course Description:

Women have taken an active role in war as political leaders, supporters of the home front, in military support roles, and more recently as direct combatants. Women also have been victimized during war and displaced from their homes and families by aggressive military and domestic elements. This course will examine the changing role of women in the military and how women have been affected by aggression and war.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students, especially those who have not been in the military, need to have a basic understanding of the male dominated culture and the many of the obstaciles that female military members experience as well as some of their notable achievements.

Why This Course Is Important:

Women have significantly impacted war efforts and have been impacted themselves, personally and professionally.