Specialty Minors

The Department of History, Political Science, and Geography offers three unique, interdisciplinary minors which allow students an in-depth study of their world, its history, and culture. Each of the minors requires 18 course hours of study.


American StudiesAmerican Studies Minor

The American Studies minor at The W encourages students to explore the culture and history of the world around them. American Studies is interdisciplinary, so it allows students to integrate various fields of inquiry relating to American peoples and the American past. By approaching American culture from a variety of perspectives and disciplines, we create a fuller picture of what America is.

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International StudiesInternational Studies Minor

The International Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program that helps students understand the contemporary global environment---essential in an era in which more and more careers require familiarity with foreign societies and cultures and with international institutions and behaviors.

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Medieval and Renaissance StudiesMedieval and Renaissance Studies Minor

The Medieval and Renaissance Studies minor at MUW encourages students to explore the various fields of scholarly inquiry into the fascinating period between c. 500-1650 CE.

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