The undergraduate 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 in military science 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:1014Issues: Twentieth-Century Crisis (when topic is history of World War II)3
HIST:1016The History That Made Our World3
HIST:1261American History to 18773
HIST:1262American History 1877-Present3
HIST:3145Europe and the United States in the Twentieth Century3
HIST:3155The World Since 19453
HIST:3242The United States in World Affairs3-4
HIST:3271American Revolutionary Period3
HIST:3475Germany's Twentieth Century3-4
HIST:3810History of the Modern Middle East (when topic is historical survey of Southwest Asia and North Africa)3
HIST:4125War and Peace in the Twentieth Century3
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:4334Topics in American Borderlands History3
HIST:4499First World War3-4
HIST:4617History, Memory, and Pacific War3
HIST:4815Topics in the Modern Middle East3