The Military Science (Army ROTC) curriculum teaches the principles of management and leadership as a foundation for both civilian and military careers. Students will earn a minor in Military Science upon completion of the Advanced Course. All academic majors are welcome.
Each student is unique and personal factors can influence the best options and path forward for each student. Interested students should contact the Enrollment and Scholarship Officer to schedule an information session to discuss personal interests and goals to determine the best path forward.
MIL 101 (F), MIL 102 (S), MIL 211 (F), MIL 212 (S)
No military obligation required
MIL 101 & MIL 102 | Prerequisite: None
100-level classes are available to all students. The curriculum is mostly about life skills focused on organization, effective communication, time management, goal setting, and other basic leadership skills that are essential for success. Basic military knowledge is mixed into the curriculum as a foundation for the ROTC experience, which include rappelling, map reading, land navigation, basic marksmanship, military customs, cultural awareness, Army rank structure, and much more. There is no commitment to the U.S. Army, unless the student is on an Army ROTC scholarship.
MIL 211 & MIL 212 | Prerequisite: MIL 101 & MIL 102, or permission
200-level classes are available to all students. The curriculum emphasizes the practical application of individual skills necessary to succeed as a member of a tactical team in a field environment. Subject matter includes land navigation, introduction to tactics, first aid, operation orders, specialty teams, patrol base operations, physical fitness, and a variety of other skills.