2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Military Science Minor


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Program Coordinator/Contact

LTC Stephen E. Sewell III, Department Head
Department of Military Science
DePuy Military Hall 200, Box 2236
605-688-6151

Program Information

A minor in Military Science is compatible with all majors. The program offers instruction and practical experience in leadership and management, the development of selected military skills and problem solving techniques, the role of the Army in modern society, the customs and traditions of the Army, marksmanship, military law, administration and professional ethics.  Military Science training prepares qualified students seeking a baccalaureate or master’s degree to serve as commissioned officers in the active Army, the Army National Guard or the Army Reserve.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • All students are prepared with the tools, training and experiences that will help them succeed in any competitive environment.
  • First and second year students understand basic military skills and the fundamentals of leadership which lays the groundwork toward becoming an Army leader.
  • Third and fourth year students understand advanced military skills and have experience in team organization, planning, and decision-making which prepares them to become commissioned Officers in the U.S. Army.

Course Delivery Format

MSL courses are delivered through lecture, discussion, laboratory, and field-based learning experiences.

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