Military Science, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 15

Program Code: N700

The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.

No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement. 

Courses may not be taken Pass/No Pass.

All courses applied toward the Minor in Military Science must be completed with at least a C grade.

To earn a Minor in Military Science a student must complete a minimum of 15 credits, including all of the following:

  • The Basic Course (or have placement credit, such as having completed Basic Training)
  • The Advanced Course
  • 3 hours of Military History.

Required Courses

Basic Course Requirements
All of the following must be completed (placement credit may be awarded for prior military service, Basic Training, or high school JROTC):
Introduction to Leadership I
Adaptive Leadership and Professional Competence
Foundations of Leadership I
Foundations of Leadership II
Advanced Course Requirements
M S 3123Adaptive Team Leadership3
M S 3223Applied Team Leadership3
M S 4213Seminar in Leadership and Management3
M S 4223Mission Command and the Company Grade Officer3
Military History
Choose 3 hours from a list of history courses within the department; the following is recommended:3
American Military History 1860-Present
Total Credit Hours15

Minors are available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.