Modern War and Society—Interdisciplinary Minor

Modern War and Society, an interdisciplinary minor that requires 18 credits, provides a broad gauged perspective on a vital contemporary issue.

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The nature of human conflict, international power relations, the battlefield in various contexts, the literature of war, and myriad sub-­topics make up the substance of the program.

The Departments of English, History and Political Science offer an array of mostly upper-level courses. Students must meet the following requirements:

A. HST 355 Modern War, 1740–1939

B. Five electives which must include courses from at least two departments and at least one 400-level offering from the following:

Course Code Course Number Course Name
ENL 495 Literature of the Holocaust
HST 327 American Military Experience
HST 351 Nazi Germany
HST 356 War Since 1945
HST 362 World War II
HST 417 The American Revolution
HST 419 The Civil War Era, 1848–1877
HST 441 World War I
PLS 111 World Politics
PLS 333 American Foreign Policy
PLS 448 Leadership

For further information, contact Dr. Arden Bucholz, Department of History, 130 Faculty Office Building, (585) 395-2377.

Last Updated 9/14/18

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