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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Military Science, Army ROTC, Minor

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To teach leadership and military skills in the classroom, lab and field environment to all students and to commission selected cadets as the future officer leadership of the U.S. Army.

Learning Outcomes

  1. All students are prepared with the tools, training and experiences that will help them succeed in any competitive environment.
  2. First- and second- year students understand basic military skills and the fundamentals of leadership which lays the groundwork toward becoming an Army leader.
  3. Third- and fourth-year students understand advanced military tactics and have experience in team organization, planning and decision making which prepares them to become commissioned officers in the U.S. Army.

At least 18 of the 24 hours required in the minor must be military science courses. MS 118 Military Physical Conditioning  and MS 305 American Military History  cannot be used for this requirement.

Total Credits: 35


Students interested in obtaining an officer’s commission may contact the Army ROTC department. Classes may be taught at WOU or OSU in Corvallis. Further information about Army ROTC scholarships and other aspects of the program may be obtained from Western Oregon University, Military Science Department, 345 N. Monmouth Ave., APSC 201, Monmouth OR 97361, 503-838-8353; or contact Oregon State University, Army ROTC, 208 McAlexander Fieldhouse, Corvallis OR 97331, 541-737-3511.

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