Military Science, Minor

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 grade-point average 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.

Course # Title Hours
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