2022-2023 Course Catalog

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War and Society (WAS) Minor

To earn a minor in War and Society, a student must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 18 credits from the approved list of required courses and electives and achieve a minimum 2.0 GPA in all courses taken to satisfy the minor. No more than 6 credits of 1xxx courses may count towards the minor. No more than 50% of the graded course credit required for the War and Society minor may be double-count by a student also enrolled in a History Major or Minor. Substitutions are allowed for independent studies, special studies courses and undergraduate research, if the topic is appropriate and if the advisor has granted permission. All courses are 3 credits.

I. Required Minor Courses
Select a minimum of 9 credits of the following: 19
America at War
The American Revolution
The American Civil War
Native American History
The Vietnam War
The Greek City
The Roman Revolution
The World of Alexander the Great
The Later Roman Empire
Reform and Revolution in Early Modern England
French Empire
The Age of Revolution and Napoleon
The Holocaust
The Age of The Crusades
European Military History to 1789
Modern Military History
World War II
The Cold War
Imperial Russia
HIST 3634
Twentieth-Century Russia
Arab-Israeli Conflict
Revolutionary China
War and Medicine
Nazi Germany: History and Memory
II. Approved Electives
Select a maximum of 9 hours of the following:9
A. History Electives
Select up to 6 hours of the following: 2
History of the United States
Ancient History
Introduction to European History
History of the Modern World
Intro to World History
Conquest and Culture in Latin American Empires
Conflict and Security in Modern East Asia
History of Africa
History of the Balkans
History of the Middle East
History of Japan
Gandhi in the Making of Modern India
Modern Germany
History of Technology
B. Interdisciplinary Electives
Select up to six hours of the following:
International Studies (IS)/Political Science (PSCI):
Food, War and Conflict
Global Conflict and War
Strategies of Modern Warfare
Strategies of Modern Warfare
National Security Strategy
Seminar in Diplomacy and Security
Political Science:
Violent Political Change
Religion and Culture (RLCL):
Religion and Violence
Naval Science (MN):
Seapower and Maritime Affairs
Evolution of Warfare
Amphibious Warfare
Total Credits18

HIST 3674 Topics in Chinese History, HIST 3914 Critical Reading and Analysis in History, HIST 3984 Special Study and HIST 4914 History Research Seminar can be substituted if they are on appropriate topics.


HIST 1014 Topics in Reacting to the Past, HIST 2984 Special Study, HIST 2104 Topics and Critical Issues in US History, HIST 2114 Topics and Critical Issues in European History, and HIST 2124 Topics and Critical Issues in World History can be substituted if they are on appropriate topics.

Some courses listed on this checksheet may have prerequisites, please consult the University Course Catalog, or check with your advisor.