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Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Leadership Minor

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American Military Leadership emphasizes total competence in one’s field, coupled with an absolute respect for ethics. It is based on the knowledge of people, history, and current management practices. The Military Science Department offers a minor in Leadership that capitalizes on the classroom instruction offered in the courses listed below provided by several University departments. The minor also offers unique field experiences for students to apply leadership skills in demanding but safe and controlled training activities. The minor is open to all University students in the military science courses.

A minor in Leadership requires 18 credits, at least six of which must be approved electives outside of the Military Science department. The student must take MS 101 /102 MS 201 /202 MS 301 /302 , and MS 401 /402  plus courses from the list of approved electives. They must also complete a University or Army internship approved by the instructor of record, the Professor of Military Science.  Depending on the credit value of the internship, the student must choose 6 credits from the following list of approved courses.  (Courses counted towards a student’s major may not be counted toward the first 15 credits of the minor.)

*This one credit class may not count more than 3 times toward the leadership minor.

The student must receive a grade of C or better in each course in order for it to count towards the minor, and the student must have an average of 3.0 in the courses counting toward the minor.  MS 480  and MS 481  cannot be used as required courses for the minor and as the leadership internships.  Advanced placement Lateral Entry Students may substitute course for MS 101  through MS 202  with the permission of the Professor of Military Science.

For more information about the Military Science/ARMY ROTC program, visit its website.

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