PSY-4080 Psychology and the Civil War

3 credits

Prerequisite: PSY-3010 recommended.

This interdisciplinary course examines important psychological issues, both societal and interpersonal, that affected the conduct and outcome of the American Civil War. Historical readings will concentrate on the pivotal battles at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Students will learn about important personality dimensions of battlefield and government leaders through in-class exercises and reenactments. Meets Part III of the GECC.