America in the World Minor America in the World Minor Study how the U.S. operated within, impacted, and was shaped by the world around it. Breadcrumb america in the world minor Majors-and-Minors-left MENU Explore Academic Majors and Minors Academic Majors American Politics Major Applied Statistics and Data Sciences Major Chemical Engineering Major Chemistry Major Civil Engineering Major Computer Science Major Cyber Science Major Defense and Strategic Studies Major Economics Major Electrical Engineering Major Engineering Management Major Engineering Psychology Major English Major Environmental Engineering Major Environmental Science Major Foreign Area Studies: Africa Major Foreign Area Studies: East Asia Major Foreign Area Studies: Eurasia Major Foreign Area Studies: Europe Major Foreign Area Studies: Latin America Major Foreign Area Studies: Middle East Major Foreign Language: Arabic Major Foreign Language: Chinese Major Foreign Language: French Major Foreign Language: German Major Foreign Language: Persian Major Foreign Language: Portuguese Major Foreign Language: Russian Major Foreign Language: Spanish Major Geography Major Geospatial Information Science Major History Major International Affairs Major Kinesiology Major Law and Legal Studies Major Life Science Major Management Major Mathematical Sciences Major Mechanical Engineering Major Nuclear Engineering Major Operations Research Major Philosophy Major Physics Major Sociology Major Space Science Major Systems & Decision Sciences Major Systems Engineering Major Academic Minors Aeronautical Engineering Minor America in the World Minor American Foundations Minor Applied Statistics Minor Cyber Security Minor Diversity and Inclusion Studies Minor Engineering Management Minor General History Minor Geography Minor Grand Strategy Minor Network Science Minor Nuclear Science Minor Photonics Minor Regional Studies Minor Robotics Minor Space Science Minor Systems Engineering Minor Terrorism Studies Minor War Technology and Society Minor Guidance on Choosing an Academic Major Overview Courses Enrichment Cadets in the America in the world minor will explore how America has interacted with the broader international community and gain a deeper understanding of the reciprocal nature of change in the US and broader global changes in politics, economics, society, and culture. To learn more about this area of study, visit the Department of History. Required Courses HI372 US FGN RELATIONS SINCE 1898 Sample Electives HI340 COLONIAL AMERICA HI341 THE AGE OF EXPLORATION HI376 EARLY MODERN WARFARE HI338 WARFARE IN AGE OF REVOLUTIONS HI390 EARLY NATIONAL AMERICA HI394 REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA HI341 THE AGE OF EXPLORATION3 HI345 MODERN AFRICA HI392 AMERICAN HISTORICAL MEMORY HI395 HIST OF CIVIL WAR AMERICA HI398 CIVIL RIGHTS IN AMER HIST HI339 THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST HI341 THE AGE OF EXPLORATION HI345 MODERN AFRICA HI346 INDIA, PAKISTAN, & BANGLADESH HI348 MODERN LATIN AMERICA HI355 WARFARE-AGE OF INDUSTRIALIZTN HI369 AMERICAN FRONTIERS HI396 MAKING OF MODERN AMERICA HI354 WORLD WAR I IN GLOBAL CONTEXT HI355 WARFARE-AGE OF INDUSTRIALIZTN HI359 ERA OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR HI364 MODERN WESTERN EUROPE HI396 MAKING OF MODERN AMERICA HI337 CHINA: EMPIRE, REPUBLIC, & MAO HI357 DECOLONIZATION & THE COLD WAR HI367 IMPERIAL AND SOVIET RUSSIA HI397 COLD WAR AMERICA To learn more, view the full America in the World Minor Curriculum. Cadets have the opportunity to apply to attend any of the numerous domestic or international staff rides or summer Academic Individual Advanced Development (AIAD) program, USMA-run academic enrichment experience.. They may also publish their work in the West Point Undergraduate Historical Review and work with either of the Department’s academic centers (the Center for Oral History or the Center for Holocaust Studies). To learn more about enrichment for this area of study, visit the Department of History, the Center for Oral History, or the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.