The minor in military science requires a minimum of 20 s.h. of course work taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Course work in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. In order to count course work taken at other institutions toward the minor, students must have the military science professor's approval.

The minor requires the following course work.

All of these:
MILS:1010Leadership and Personal Development MSL1011
MILS:1020Introduction to Tactical Leadership MSL1021
MILS:2010Innovative Team Leadership MSL2012
MILS:2020Foundations of Tactical Leadership MSL2022
MILS:3010Adaptive Tactical Leadership MSL3013
MILS:3020Leadership in Changing Environments MSL3023
MILS:4010Developing Adaptive Leaders MSL4013
MILS:4020Leadership in a Complex World MSL4023
One of these:
MILS:3121Readings in Contemporary Military Issues (taken with a qualified IMHIC instructor)2-3
HIST:1000First-Year Seminar (when topic is history in the making: world events in historical context)2
HIST:1012Issues in Human History: Europe's Expansion Overseas3
HIST:1014Issues: Twentieth-Century Crisis (when topic is history of World War II)3
HIST:1016Issues in Human History: The Vietnam War in Historical Perspective3
HIST:1261American History to 18773
HIST:1262American History 1877-Present3
HIST:3145Europe and the U.S. in the Twentieth Century3
HIST:3155The World Since 19453
HIST:4125War and Peace in the Twentieth Century3
HIST:4232United States in World Affairs3-4
HIST:4256The Progressive Era in America3
HIST:4264U.S.A. in a World at War 1931-19453
HIST:4268The Contemporary U.S. 1940-Present3
HIST:4271American Revolutionary Period 1740-17893
HIST:4334Topics in American Borderlands History3
HIST:4475Germany Since 1914: Weimar, Hitler, and After3-4
HIST:4499First World War3-4
HIST:4617History, Memory, and Pacific War3
HIST:4810History of the Modern Middle East (when topic is historical survey of Southwest Asia and North Africa)3
HIST:4815Topics in the Modern Middle East3