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Military Science at St. Mary’s

What is Military Science?

Military Science is the study of military institutions, processes and behavior, as well as organized force.

The Military Science Program challenges students in both indoor and outdoor settings. Students participate in classroom instruction while also engaging in world-class physical fitness training, land navigation, marksmanship, rappelling, and other military activities.

Minor Plan

Students can minor in this program:

An ROTC program is also available for all majors. ROTC does not lead to an academic minor, but its activities are highly related to the minor.

Military Science Courses

Students participate in courses such as:

  • Applied Leadership and Management
  • History of World War II
  • US Military History

See the catalog for details:

Outside the Classroom

Students can participate in a wide variety of activities, clubs, events and special programs. Some that may be of interest:

Learn more about Military Science at St. Mary’s

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