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Military Studies and Leadership Minor

Semester Requirements

Lt. Col. Mark A. Avery, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-5198, maaair@rit.edu

Lt. Col. Edward Whitaker, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-5545, eswarm@rit.edu

The minor in military studies and leadership provides students the opportunity to learn about military officer training and its mission to develop leaders for tomorrow’s Armed Forces. Courses promote leadership and management, skills that can be employed in any career field, along with courses analyzing the military’s role in national security affairs and foreign policy. Students choose the Air Force track or the Army track. Please note: This minor is available to all ROTC cadets. Students who are interested in this minor, but are not enrolled in the ROTC, must gain approval and appropriate waivers before registering for courses.

Course
Air Force track
Required Courses
AERO-101 Foundations of the U.S. Air Force I
AERO-102 Foundations of the U.S. Air Force II
AERO-201 History of Airpower I
AERO-202 History of Airpower II
AERO-401 National Security Forces I
AERO-402 National Security Forces II and Preparation for Active Duty
MGMT-300 Air Force Management and Leadership I
MGMT-301 Air Force Management and Leadership II
 
Army track
Required Courses
ARMY-101 Introduction to Leadership
ARMY-102 Introduction to Tactical Leadership
ARMY-201 Innovative Team Leadership
ARMY-202 Foundations of Tactical Leadership
ARMY-301 Adaptive Team Leadership
ARMY-302 Applied Team Leadership
ARMY-401 Adaptive Team Leadership II
ARMY-402 Leadership in a Complex World

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Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

Effective fall 2013, RIT will convert its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.

The minor in military studies and leadership provides students with the opportunity to learn about military officer training and its mission to develop leaders for tomorrow’s armed forces. Courses promote leadership and management that can be employed in any career field, along with courses analyzing the military’s role in national security affairs and foreign policy.

Required Courses: 20 credit hours required

Group 1Choose any combination from Group 1 to earn a minimum of 3 credit hours.
0650-210 The Air Force Today I
0650-211 The Air Force Today II
0650-212 The Air Force Today III
0640-201 Introduction to Military Science (2)
0640-202 Introduction to Military Leadership (2)
0640-203 Introduction to Tactical Leadership (2)

Group 2Choose any combination from Group 2 to earn a minimum of 3 credit hours.
0519-201 History of Airpower I
0519-202 History of Airpower II
0519-203 History of Airpower III
0640-301 Military Geography (2)
0640-302 Psychology and Leadership (2)
0640-303 The Military and American Society (2)

Group 3Choose any combination from Group 3 to earn a minimum of 8 credit hours.
0102-310 Air Force Management and Leadership I
0102-311 Air Force Management and Leadership II
0640-401 Military Tactics (3)
0640-402 Military Communications (3)
0640-403 Military Operations (3)

Group 4Choose any combination from Group 4 to earn a minimum of 3 credit hours.
0513-401 National Security Forces I
0640-501 Army Training System (3)
0640-502 Military Administration and Logistics Management (3)
0640-503 Military Ethics (3)

Group 5Elective—Choose any of the above courses to earn a minimum of 3 credit hours.