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2025 Grand Strategy Minor Curriculum


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2025 Grand Strategy Minor Tracks

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Subject Area Description Credit Hour
Required Foundational Course Choose 1 of 1
SS457 INTRODUCTION TO GRAND STRATEGY 3.0  
AND
Required Applied Course Choose 1 of 1
SS458 TOPICS IN GRAND STRATEGY 3.0  
AND
Grand Strategy Core Capstone Courses Choose 1 of 11
SS378 ADV INTL RELATIONS THEORY 3.0  
SS478 DIST PROF OF SECURITY STUD SEM 3.0  
SS480 PUBLIC POLICYMAKING PROCESS 3.0  
SS481 POLITICS OF DEFENSE POLICY 3.0  
SS483 NATIONAL SECURITY SEMINAR 3.0  
SS486 STATE BUILDING 3.0  
SS489 ADV INDIV STUDY IN SOC SCI 3.0  
SS490A COLLOQUIUM (AMER POLITICS) 3.0  
SS490B COLLOQUIUM (INTERNTL AFFAIRS) 3.0  
SS490C COLLOQUIUM (ECONOMICS) 3.0  
XH397 GRAND STRATEGY FIELD STUDY 3.0  
AND

Domestic Sources of Grand Strategy Choose 2 of 12
LW474 LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT 3.0  
LW482 NATIONAL SECURITY LAW 3.0  
PL482 ARMED FORCES AND SOCIETY 3.0  
SS373 THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY 3.0  
SS379 LEGISLATIVE POLITICS 3.0  
SS381 CULTURAL/POLIT ANTHROPOLOGY 3.0  
SS386 POLITICAL THOUGHT 3.0  
SS468 POLITICAL PARTICIPATION 3.0  
SS472 THE AM STATE & THE SOLDIER 3.0  
SS479 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION 3.0  
SS480 PUBLIC POLICYMAKING PROCESS 3.0  
XH341 INTEL CYBER HISTORY 3.0  
OR
Political Economy Track Choose 2 of 10
SS364 GAME THEORY 3.0  
SS380 MANPOWER-LABOR ECONOMICS 3.0  
SS385 HISTORY OF ECONOMICS 3.0  
SS390 BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS 3.0  
SS461 INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION 3.0  
SS462 ECON OF STABILIZATION & GROWTH 3.0  
SS477 ECONOMICS OF NATIONAL SECURITY 3.0  
SS484 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 3.0  
SS487 INT'L POLITICAL ECONOMY 3.0  
SS490C COLLOQUIUM (ECONOMICS) 3.0  
OR
Non-Traditional Challenges Track Choose 2 of 11
CY460 CYBER POLICY, STRATEGY, & OPNS 3.0  
DS360 SPECIAL OPS: THEORY & PRACTICE 3.0  
DS460 REBELLION, INSURGNCY & CIV WAR 3.0  
EV487 ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY 3.0  
HI381 HISTORY OF IRREGULAR WARFARE 3.0  
SS464 HOMELAND SECURITY 3.0  
SS465 TERRORISM: NEW CHALLENGES 3.0  
SS466 COMBATING TERRORISM 3.0  
SS476 CIVIL WARS 3.0  
XH341 INTEL CYBER HISTORY 3.0  
XH467 WINNING THE PEACE 3.0  
OR
Military History and Strategy Track Choose 2 of 17
DS320 INTRO TO STRATEGIC STUDIES 3.0  
DS345 MILITARY INNOVATION 3.0  
DS370 STRATEGY AND POLICY 3.0  
EV482 MILITARY GEOGRAPHY 3.0  
HI338 WARFARE IN AGE OF REVOLUTIONS 3.0  
HI344 MODERN DIPLOMACY 3.0  
HI355 WARFARE-AGE OF INDUSTRIALIZTN 3.0  
HI357 DECOLONIZATION & THE COLD WAR 3.0  
HI358 POLICY, STRATEGY & GENERALSHIP 3.0  
HI359 ERA OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR 3.0  
HI372 US FGN RELATIONS SINCE 1898 3.0  
HI385 WAR & ITS THEORISTS 3.0  
HI498 COLLOQUIUM IN HISTORY 3.0  
MG421 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 3.0  
SS473 AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY 3.0  
SS483 NATIONAL SECURITY SEMINAR 3.0  
SS486 STATE BUILDING 3.0  
OR
Science, Technology, and Design Track Choose 2 of 20
CE493 CIV ENG CAPSTONE DESIGN I 3.5  
CE494 CIV ENG CAPSTONE DESIGN II 3.5  
CH402 CHEM ENG PROCESS DESIGN 3.5  
CY450 CYBER SECURITY ENGINEERING 3.0  
CY460 CYBER POLICY, STRATEGY, & OPNS 3.0  
DS345 MILITARY INNOVATION 3.0  
EV490 ENVIRON ENG DESIGN 3.0  
EV491 ADV ENVIRON ENG DESIGN 3.0  
HI362 POLITICS/SOC-EARLY MOD EURO 3.0  
MA490 ETHICS IN MATH, DATA SCI & ENG 3.0  
ME404 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN 3.5  
ME496 MECHANICAL SYSTEM DESIGN 3.5  
NE495 ADV NUC SYSTEM DESIGN PROJ I 3.5  
NE496 ADV NUC SYSTEM DESIGN PROJ II 3.0  
PH456 SCIENCE AND POLICY 3.0  
PH489 ADV INDIV STUDY IN PHYSICS 3.0  
XE401 INTEGRATIVE SYSTEM DESIGN I 3.5  
XE402 INTEGRATIVE SYSTEM DESIGN II 3.5  
XE492 DISRUPTIVE INNOVATIONS 3.0  
XH341 INTEL CYBER HISTORY 3.0  
OR
East Asia Track Choose 2 of 11
DS455 COMPARATIVE DEFENSE POLICY 3.0  
EV365 GEOGRAPHY OF GLOBAL CULTURES 3.0  
EV372 GEOGRAPHY OF ASIA 3.0  
HI337 CHINA: EMPIRE, REPUBLIC, & MAO 3.0  
HI346 INDIA, PAKISTAN, & BANGLADESH 3.0  
HI347 ASIAN WARFARE AND POLITICS 3.0  
LC483 CHINESE CIVILIZATION I 3.0  
LC484 CHINESE CIVILIZATION II 3.0  
PY369 ASIAN PHILOSOPHICAL TRADITIONS 3.0  
SS372 POLITICS AND GOV OF CHINA 3.0  
SS374 POL & GOV OF KOREAS & JAPAN 3.0  
OR
Europe & Russia Track Choose 2 of 18
DS455 COMPARATIVE DEFENSE POLICY 3.0  
EV365 GEOGRAPHY OF GLOBAL CULTURES 3.0  
EV371 GEOGRAPHY OF RUSSIA 3.0  
EV386 GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE 3.0  
HI343 MODERN GERMANY 3.0  
HI361 MEDIEVAL EUROPE 3.0  
HI364 MODERN WESTERN EUROPE 3.0  
HI367 IMPERIAL AND SOVIET RUSSIA 3.0  
HI368 MOD CENTRAL & E. EUR,1896-1989 3.0  
LF483 FRENCH CIVILIZATION I 3.0  
LF484 FRENCH CIVILIZATION II 3.0  
LG483 GERMAN CIVILIZATION I 3.0  
LG484 GERMAN CIVILIZATION II 3.0  
LG492 20TH & 21ST CENTURY GERMANY 3.0  
LR483 RUSSIAN CIV I 3.0  
LR484 RUSSIAN CIV II 3.0  
SS375 GOV & POL RUSSIA & NEIGHBORS 3.0  
SS377 POLITICS & GOV OF EUROPE 3.0  
OR
Middle East & Africa Track Choose 2 of 12
DS455 COMPARATIVE DEFENSE POLICY 3.0  
EV365 GEOGRAPHY OF GLOBAL CULTURES 3.0  
EV375 GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA 3.0  
EV376 GEOGRAPHY OF THE MIDDLE EAST 3.0  
HI339 THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST 3.0  
HI345 MODERN AFRICA 3.0  
HI383 MIDDLE EASTERN WARFARE 3.0  
LA483 ARAB CIVILIZATION I 3.0  
LA484 ARAB CIVILIZATION II 3.0  
SS383 POLITICS & GOVT-MIDDLE EAST 3.0  
SS475 COMP POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS 3.0  
SS485 GOV & POLITICS SUB-SAHARAN AFR 3.0  
OR
Latin America Track Choose 2 of 8
DS455 COMPARATIVE DEFENSE POLICY 3.0  
EV365 GEOGRAPHY OF GLOBAL CULTURES 3.0  
EV373 GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA 3.0  
HI348 MODERN LATIN AMERICA 3.0  
LP484 PORTUGUESE CIVILIZATION II 3.0  
LS484 SPANISH AMERICAN CIV AND CULT 3.0  
SS384 POLITICS & GOVT-LATIN AMER 3.0  
SS475 COMP POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS 3.0