The Department of Military Science offers coursework in leadership development to all students and administers the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program for students who want to serve as Army officers.

Courses in leadership prepare students to lead at multiple echelons in both military and civilian sectors. Foundational courses in military science include leadership and personal development, tactical and team leadership, and decision-making.

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Department of Military Science
273 Nielsen Field House
1400 West 19th Street 
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0142
Phone: 319-273-7648
Fax: 319-273-6929

For questions on scholarships and enrollments, please contact:
Mr. Willie Jones

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Required Coursework

Military Science

MIL SCI 1091 Introduction to the Army and Critical Thinking * 1
MIL SCI 1092 Introduction to the Profession of Arms * 1
MIL SCI 1094 Army Doctrine and Team Development * 2
MIL SCI 1093 Leadership and Decision Making * 2
MIL SCI 3116 Platoon Operations 3
MIL SCI 3117 Applied Leadership in Platoon Operations 3
MIL SCI 3118 Mission Command and the Army Profession 3
MIL SCI 3119 Mission Command and the Company Grade Officer 3

Electives 21

Minimum of 3 hours selected from each of the following fields:

Human Behavior, Military History, Computer Literacy, Management, Security Studies.

Total Hours 39

* Requirement may be waived by the Department Head.