Minor in Military History

Students Seeking a Minor in Military History can Focus on a Broader Degree While Still Enjoying the Rich Military History Curriculum

Liberty University’s Minor in Military History is a great alternative for students who want to focus on a broader major like business or criminal justice but still want to complete enriching courses in military history. Our Minor in Military History online will provide you with a better understanding of American, European, and world military history.

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Why Choose Military History?
What Will You Learn?
Course Requirements

Why Choose a Minor in Military History Online?

At Liberty, we pride ourselves on being a military friendly college. Liberty University was recently designated as a Purple Heart University, making it the first college or university in Virginia to receive the honor from the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH). We were recognized for our support of military members, including veterans and their families.

Our Minor in Military History is offered completely online, allowing the flexibility you need to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on campus. About 30% of our students have some connection to the military among over 30,000 studying with our online degree programs. We are proud to assist you in your pursuit of online education through your choice of a bachelor’s degree major and a Minor in Military History online.

What Will You Learn in Our Minor in Military History?

The courses in our Minor in Military History will take you on a fascinating journey through America and various cultures around the world. These courses are similar to what you might expect from a military history degree. You will study factors that contributed to the rise of American military power along with tactics and strategies that can be traced to the current War on Terror. Through the Minor in Military History online, you have the opportunity to choose three courses in addition to the required courses that makes your degree specific to you.

Course Requirements (18 hours)

  • HIUS 221 – Survey of American History I
  • HIUS 222 – Survey of American History II
  • HIUS 380 – Modern American Military History 

Choose three courses from:

  • HIEU 425 – French Revolution and Napoleonic Era
  • HIEU 455 – World War II
  • HIUS 312 – Era of the American Revolution
  • HIUS 420 – Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIUS 470 – American Foreign Relations Since 1776
  • HIWD 375 – Korean and Vietnam Wars