School of Humanities and Cultural Studies

Minor in War and Society Studies

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Why Choose War and Society Studies?

The history of war is more than just battles and generals. It’s also about cultures, societies, economies, and technologies. War is a universal human experience that changes us like nothing else. The War and Society program at Wright State covers it all—the causes, conduct, and consequences of war—with a wide selection of courses and genuine expertise that will benefit you personally and professionally.


Public history graduates pursue careers in museums, historical societies, federal, state and local archives, state and federal park services, corporations, universities and public programs in history education.

Real-World Experience

You will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience through internships, even during your undergraduate work. Recent undergraduate student internships have included:

  • National Museum of the United States Air Force
  • National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center
  • Air Force Institute of Technology
  • Carillon Historical Park/Dayton History
  • Dayton Society of Natural History
  • Phillips Companies
  • Wright State University Special Collections and Archives
  • WACO Air Museum and Aviation Learning Center
  • Logan County History Center 
  • Allen County Museum and Historical Society
  • Warren County Records Center and Archives
  • Greene County Records Center and Archives

Academics and Curriculum

View the Minor in War and Society Studies program information and requirements in the Academic Catalog.


If you are a current student, go to the WINGS Express Major/Minor change request form or talk to your advisor about adding a minor.


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