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War and Society Minor

What is a Minor in War and Society?

Gain an interdisciplinary background in the history, culture, and contemporary politics of a critically important region of the world.


What You'll Study

To earn a minor in war and society, you will complete a minimum of 18 semester hours and achieve a minimum 2.0 GPA in all courses taken. The approved list of electives includes 6 courses in history, political science, international studies, sociology or naval science.

18 hrs
Total Credit Hours


Beyond the Classroom

Experiential Learning

The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies

The Center is developing new digital initiatives, such as Civil War Sources and Mapping the Fourth. It remains dedicated to bringing the best in Civil War history to as wide an audience as possible.

Undergraduate Research

Students in Dr. Amy Nelson's Soviet History course used databases and open web sources to create and curate digital portfolios on topics of their choosing, such as the Space Race and Eastern Orthodoxy.


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