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Military Science and Leadership


College: Military Science


The Department of Military Science and Leadership offers courses that develop a student's ability to organize, motivate, and lead others. Although some military science graduates choose a career with the U.S. Army, many use their Army leadership and management experiences as a springboard for successful careers as entrepreneurs, corporate officers and managers, attorneys, and governmental executives. A variety of social and professional enrichment activities as well as adventure training opportunities are also available to students.

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 18 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.25 or a grade of at least a “C” for each course.

Coursework Overview

The Advanced Course and Military History Course are the only requirements for students that have been credited for the Basic Course by attendance at the Leaders Training Course or Basic Training, thus requiring only a total of 15 hours.
Sem. Hrs.
Basic Course:
  MSL 1011, Foundations of Officership
  MSL 1021, Basic Leadership
  MSL 2032, Individual Leadership Studies
  MSL 2042, Leadership and Teamwork
Advanced Course:
  MSL 3053, Leadership and Problem Solving
  MSL 3063, Leadership and Ethics
  MSL 4073, Leadership and Management
  MSL 4083, Officership
 Military History Course
Total Required Hours:

Please consult with your advisor if you plan on pursuing a minor in Military Science and Leadership.