Minor in Military Studies

Units required for Minor: 21

Program Description

The Military Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary minor of 21 units which provides a broad range perspective on a vital contemporary issue. The program focuses on the nature of human conflict, conflict resolution, international power relations, historical battles and campaigns, the military in domestic society, and myriad sub-topics. It enhances student exposure to, and understanding of, relevant military subjects. The Military Studies Minor is compatible with, and complements, several majors, i.e., Economics, Geography, Government, and History.

Program Requirements

HIST 124AWarfare: Alexander to Napoleon3
HIST 124BEuropean Warfare from the French Revolution to the Present3
Select one from the following historical background courses:3
National Security and Preparation for Active Duty I
World War I: Causes, Conduct, Consequences
World War II: Causes, Conduct, Consequences
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1840-1890
History of US Foreign Relations
The United States in Vietnam, 1940-1975
Select one from the following military-political affairs courses:3
Leading People and Effective Communication II
GOVT 130
GOVT 131
GOVT 133
GOVT 135
GOVT 139G
Select one from the following regional context courses:3
National Security and Preparation for Active Duty II
Development Economics
United States and Canada
Geography Of Africa
Geography Of Europe
GOVT 144
GOVT 147
GOVT 148
Asian Societies
Middle Eastern Societies and Culture
Conflict, Oil and Development in the Middle East
Select one from the following conflict resolution courses:3
Leading People and Effective Communication I
Anthropology of War
Conflict Resolution Through Communication
International Environmental Problems
GOVT/JOUR 134
Select from additional courses listed in the historical background, military-political affairs, and regional contexts groups3
Total Units21