College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Military Science Minor

The College of Engineering, Technology, & Computer Sciences offers a minor in Military Science which prepares students enrolled in the Army ROTC program for various government and civilian career paths, especially those within the U.S. Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security. 

Practical exercises, leadership vignettes, and hands-on military training complement the academic study of warfare and diplomacy.  Interdisciplinary course work emphasizes leadership, dynamic problem solving, decision-making skills, and effective communication techniques characterized within the complexities of modern conflicts. 

Curriculum for Minor in Military Science
within the Army Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (ROTC)*

Course Number and Title Credits
MSL 101  Leadership and Personal Development 1
MSL 102  Introduction to Tactical Leadership 1
MSL 201  Individual Leadership Studies 2
MSL 202  Foundations of Tactical Leadership 2
MSL 301  Adaptive Team Leadership 3
MSL 302  Applied Team Leadership 3
MSL 401  Leadership and Management 3
MSL 402  Leadership in a Complex World 3

Select one of the following approved IPFW OLS Courses (3 credit hours)

OLS 252  Human Relations in Organization 3
OLS 268  Elements of Law 3
OLS 274  Applied Leadership 3

Select one of the following approved IPFW History Courses (3 credit hours)

HIST H105 American History to 1877 3
HIST H106 American History since 1877 3
HIST H232 World in the 20th Century 3
HIST A303 United States from 1789-1840 3
HIST A313 United States 1865-1919 3
HIST T325 American Constitutional History  3 Total:   24 hours

 *Note:  All courses must be completed with a “C” or better

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