Minor in Military Science
Minor in Military Science
The minor in military science requires 27 credit hours, including 12 hours of upper-level military science courses. The remaining 15 hours are satisfied by one of these courses from each of these groups: ENGL 2336, RHET 3315, 3316, or 3317; MGMT 2300 or 3300; POLS 4320 or 4340; HIST 4319; and CPSC 1370 or STAT 4350.
The military science minor gives the student a basic knowledge of leadership, the military environment, written communication, management, international relations, and military history necessary for a member of the military profession.
Military Leadership Lab
Prerequisite: enrollment in the appropriate level of the Military Science Program. Emphasis is on continued instruction and practical application of military fundamentals learned in the classroom. The course is designed to develop individual character, leadership abilities, and other attributes essential to an officer and a leader.
Courses in Military Science (MSCI)
MSCI 1101 Leadership
Emphasis on the importance of communication, decision making, and the understanding of human behavior as it affects leadership situations. One hour laboratory per week is required. One credit hour.
MSCI 1102 Leadership II
A continuation of MSCI 1101 which focuses on leadership development and basic tactical skills. One hour laboratory per week required. One credit hour.
MSCI 2304 Introduction to Military Organization/Tactics I
An introduction to the military organization and a study of basic tactics. One hour laboratory per week. Two credit hours.
MSCI 2305 Map Reading
An introductory course studying all aspects of land navigation, including military and topographic maps, aerial photographs, and photomaps. Practical exercises are emphasized. One hour laboratory per week. Two credit hours.
MSCI 3305 Advanced Leadership and Tactics I
An in-depth study of unit tactics and related individual skills, advanced map reading, and their practical application. Emphasis on person-to-person leadership skill development. Two hours laboratory per week. Three credit hours.
MSCI 3306 Advanced Leadership and Tactics II
A continuation of MSCI 3305. Two hours laboratory per week. Three credit hours.
MSCI 4307 Applied Leadership and Management I
A study of command and staff functions and practical exercises in planning, organizing, and supervising. Students plan and administer all activities of the cadet corps. Emphasis on leadership and management of larger organizations. Two hours laboratory per week. Three credit hours.
MSCI 4308 Applied Leadership and Management II
A continuation of MSCI 4307. Two hours laboratory per week. Three credit hours.