Department of Military Science
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
HSS is the cornerstone of St. Mary's liberal arts and Marianist education. With more than 20 disciplines to choose from, this is the largest school on campus.
The Department of Military Science provides students with high quality classroom instruction and engages them in world-class physical fitness training, land navigation, marksmanship, rappelling and other military activities.
Programs in the Department of Military Science
Department Mission Statement
The Military Science Department, Rattler Battalion recruits, trains, educates and retains cadets at St. Mary’s and partner schools in order to commission officers for service to our nation and the United States Army. The department fosters synergy for the common good and promotes collaboration with Community Leaders and Educators (CLE), the U.S. Army Reserve (USAR), the Army National Guard (ARNG), Junior ROTC (JROTC), the U.S Army Recruiting Command (USAREC), and the San Antonio area.