Courses


These naval-related online courses should be of interest to teachers, students, and self-learners.


Degree Granting Courses

National Security
MIT OpenCourseWare: MIT Department of Political Science – The complete course materials for the courses in MIT’s Security Studies Program. These courses emphasize grand strategy, technology, arms control, and bureaucratic politics issues. The Program’s prime task is educating those who will be the next generation of scholars and practitioners in international security policy making.

Also see the MIT Department of Anthropology – 21A.217 Anthropology of War and Peace

Naval Intelligence Operations
US Naval Reserve Intelligence Program: United States Naval Reserve Intelligence Program Ready-for-Sea Modular Course & Handbook – A course designed to provide the minimum essential information for drilling Naval Reserve Intelligence Professionals prior to performing an annual training period at sea. The course gives a good introduction to the type of intelligence processing systems likely to be encountered aboard ship. A better formated version is here.

War Studies
University of North Carolina Curriculum in Peace, War and Defense: Course Syllabi for a number of its courses are online.

US Naval War College: Course Syllabi are online for its courses in Strategy and Policy, National Security Decision Making, and Joint Military Operations.

War Studies Primer – an introductory course on the study of war.