MS 280 Battle Analysis 2 cr. A self directed course designed to introduce the student to military history and the battle analysis methodology as a tool for studying problems in military history and drawing appropriate lessons from the analysis. Students will use the textbook FM 100-5 Operations supplemented with additional handouts: Fundamental concepts in the language of the Military Profession, The Relevance of Kasserine, Bring back the Principles of War and The Basic Battle Analysis Methodology Study Guide. Students will meet with instructor weekly.