Minor in Military Science

This program is designed for those students who desire to enhance their education by providing unique management and leadership instruction coupled with practical exercise. This program is designed to develop leadership and management skills critical to lifelong learning and development. The impact to UNO students enrolled in the minor will enable them to succeed as a leader in the US Army as an Active Duty, Reserve, or National Guard officer, as well as provide a foundation for career growth and development in the public or private sector.

The military science minor is governed and supervised jointly by the Department of Military Science and will be directed from the UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service. Students will earn the minor of Military Science by completing a minimum of 18 credit hours of Military Science classes with 12 hours in 3000-4000 level courses. All courses must be completed with a grade of “C-” or above.

Degree Requirements

Required Courses

MILS 3010Adaptive Tactical Leadership

3 credits

MILS 3020Leadership in a Changing Environment

3 credits

MILS 3070Leadership Development and Assessment

3 credits

MILS 4000Leadership Laboratory

1 credit

MILS 4010Developing Adaptive Leaders

2 credits

MILS 4020Leadership in a Complex World

2 credits

Either (one option):

MILS 1010Leadership and Personal Development

1 credit

MILS 1020Introduction to Tactical Leadership

1 credit

MILS 2050Leadership Training Camp

3 credits

And

MILS 2020United States Military History

3 credits

Or

HIST 3000United States Military History: Civil War to the Present

3 credits

Total credit hours required for the military science minor                18-20