2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Military Science Minor

Program Coordinator/Contact

LTC Jason W. Kettwig, Department Head
Department of Military Science
DePuy Military Hall 200, Box 2236

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.