War, Technology and Society Minor War Technology and Society Minor Cadets in the war, technology and society minor will learn how social systems, human agency, politics, laws, and technology have impacted warfare. Breadcrumb war technology and society 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 The war, technology, and society minor is a multidisciplinary program that exposes cadets to what has shaped the past, present, and future of warfare. It presents knowledge to help students understand the social, ethical, organizational, and technological challenges at the core of the Army’s ongoing modernization efforts. To learn more about this area of study, visit the Department of History Required Courses HI301 HIST OF MILITARY ART TO 1900 HI355 WARFARE-AGE OF INDUSTRIALIZATION HI462 THE HISTORY OF INNOVATION XH341 INTEL CYBER HISTORY Sample Electives HI338 WARFARE IN AGE OF REVOLUTIONS HI341 THE AGE OF EXPLORATION HI344 MODERN DIPLOMACY HI354 WORLD WAR I IN GLOBAL CONTEXT HI357 DECOLONIZATION & THE COLD WAR HI358 POLICY, STRATEGY & GENERALSHIP HI359 ERA OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR HI370 ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL WARFARE HI376 EARLY MODERN WARFARE HI381 HISTORY OF IRREGULAR WARFARE HI383 MIDDLE EASTERN WARFARE HI385 WAR & ITS THEORISTS HI399 HISTORY STAFF RIDE HI410 VIOLENCE/SEX: CULTRL HIST WAR HI460 SENIOR FACULTY COURSE HI464 VISITING PROFESSOR ELECTIVE XH405 THE HOLOCAUST AND ITS LEGACY XH415 GENOCIDE AND MASS ATROCITY To learn more, view the full War, Technology, and Society 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. 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.