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Continuing Education Programs

Introduction to the Military

Course Outline

In this introductory course, you will learn about:

  • The History of the US Armed Forces
  • Demographics of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and the Coast Guard
  • South Carolina Statistics
  • Heath Care for Veterans
  • An Overview of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Substance Abuse, Suicide, Aging and other Behavioral Health Issues
  • Resiliency Training
  • Future Military Trends

Online Self-Study Format

Great for the working professional, this course is self-paced and 100% online. In order to participate, you will need access to a computer and a web browser to access Blackboard. Blackboard is an online software tool. Generally, recent versions of the major browsers will work with Blackboard. Once you enroll in the course, we will send you log-in information and instructions.

You will have access to the course for three months. If you do not complete the course by that time, your access will be terminated and you will need to register and pay for the course again.

At the end of the course, you will be required to complete an assessment to earn 2 contact hours or .2 CEUs.


Registration and Fees

Dates / SessionsTimesFees
Introduction to the Military

1 Sessions

Register Online or Register By Mail

Notes: Once you have paid and are enrolled, online instructions will be emailed to you.


Registration and Payment Notes

If you plan to pay by check or purchase order, select "register by mail." Complete the form and return a printout with payment to: USC Continuing Education and Conferences, Close/Hipp Building at 1705 College Street, Suite 591, Columbia, SC 29208. Your seat is not guaranteed until payment is received.

We accept online payment via electronic check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express through MarketPlace, a secure electronic environment that simplifies business transactions with the university. Follow the MarketPlace prompts to complete payment. Your transaction is only complete when you receive an order number, which is your receipt of payment. Your seat is not guaranteed until payment is received and you receive an order number.

Once you have paid and are enrolled, you'll be emailed location and parking information for face-to-face programs or online instructions about one week before the program begins.