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 RIT ROTC cadets. Students who are interested in this minor, but are not enrolled in the ROTC program, must gain approval and appropriate waivers before registering for courses.
|Air Force track|
|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-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|
Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only
Effective fall 2013, RIT converted 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 1—Choose 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 2—Choose 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 3—Choose 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 4—Choose 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 5—Elective—Choose any of the above courses to earn a minimum of 3 credit hours.