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Military Science

The Military Science program (19-24 credits, 9 courses) is open to all undergraduate majors, and ROTC and non-ROTC students, alike. This minor seeks to build awareness of government service, bolster leadership fundamentals, and gain an enhanced perspective of military operations and terminology.

To earn this minor, student will complete courses of the ROTC program in addition to one upper level course from Global Conflict Studies (GCS), Homeland Security (HS), or Social Sciences (SS). The minor is divided into four parts that mirrors ROTC training through a student's typical 4-year degree plan. Parts 1 and 2 may be completed concurrently.

Part 1: Select two of the following: (2-5 credits, may be taken concurrently with Part 2)
AF 101U.S. Military Forces GMC1
AF 102U.S. Military Forces GMC1
MSL 101Basic Military Science I1
MSL 102Basic Military Science II1
NSC 101Introduction to Naval Science2
NSC 102Seapower and Maritime Affairs3
Part 2: Select two of the following: (2-6 credits, may be taken concurrently with Part 1)
Classes listed in Part 2 cannot be used to fulfill Part 4.
AF 201The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power (General Military Course)1
AF 202The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power (General Military Course)1
GCS 101Introduction to Global Conflict Studies3
MSL 201Basic Military Leadership I2
MSL 202Basic Military Leadership II2
NSC 201Principles of Naval Leadership and Management3
NSC 202Navigation3
SS 311U.S Military History 1775-19003
SS 321U.S. Military History 1900-Present3
Part 3: Once completed with Part 1 and 2, select two of the following: (6 credits)
AF 301Air Force Leadership Studies (Professional Officer Course)3
AF 302Air Force Leadership Studies (Professional Officer Course)3
MSL 301Officership I3
MSL 302Officership II3
NSC 301Naval Engineering3
NSC 302Naval Weapons Systems3
NSC 310Evolution of Warfare3
NSC 311Fundamentals of Maneuver Warfare3
Part 4: Once completed with Parts 1-3, select three of the following: (9 credits)
AF 401Preparation for Active Duty (Professional Officer Course)3
AF 402Preparation for Active Duty (Professional Officer Course)3
GCS 300International Conflict Resolution3
GCS 400Topics in Global Conflict Studies3
HS 325Terrorism: Origin, Ideologies, and Goals3
HS 360Strategic Planning and Decision Making in Homeland Security3
HS 411Terrorism, Insurgency and Irregular Warfare3
HS 450Advanced Topics in Terrorism3
MSL 401The Army Officer3
MSL 402Advanced Military Leadership II3
NSC 401Naval Operations and Seamanship3
NSC 402Principles of Naval Management II/Leadership and Ethics3
SS 340Modern U.S. Foreign Policy3
Total19-26 credits