The undergraduate minor in military science requires a minimum of 20 s.h. of coursework 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. Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. In order to count coursework taken at other institutions toward the minor, students must have the military science professor's approval.

The minor in military science requires the following coursework.

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:1261American History to 18773
HIST:1262American History 1877-Present3
HIST:3271American Revolutionary Period3
HIST:4176Vietnam War on Film3-4
HIST:4499First World War3-4