Civil War Era Studies Minor

Required Course:

  • CWES 205: Intro to the Civil War Era

Students will select five electives from the following. One elective must be from a department outside of CWES. Students must take one additional CWES designated course beyond CWES 205. Students may receive credit for an independent study or internship as part of their course of study through the approval of the program director.

  • CWES 215: Intro to War Studies
  • CWES 310: War in the 19th Century
  • CWES 320: The Aftermath of War
  • CWES 330: John Brown
  • CWES 337: The Legacy of the Civil War
  • CWES 340: Mark Twain's Civil War
  • CWES 350: American Civil War in the West
  • CWES 360: Interpreting Public CW Landscapes
  • CWES 421: Core Seminar
  • ANTH 106: Intro to Archeology
  • FYS 121-3: Soldiers' Tales
  • FYS 183: Investigate the Battlefield
  • FYS 183-4: Blood on the Moon: Lit of CWz
  • FYS 185-3: Visualizing Emancipation: The African American Image, In and Around the Civil War
  • HIST 244: American Military History
  • HIST 245: Gender and the American Civil War
  • HIST 339: Old South/New South
  • HIST 344: Lincoln
  • HIST 345: The Civil War
  • HIST 346: Slavery & Emancipation
  • HIST 347: Gettysburg
  • ENG 241: Literature of the Civil War Era
  • ENG 341: American Gothic
  • IDS 217: Civil War in Film