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Military Studies Minor

College of Business Administration
Academic Advising Office
Room 107, Business Administration Building
Tel: 330-672-2872

Leadership styles, organizational structure and behavior, and a global perspective form the common ground between the military and business. This minor is a 24-credit-hour integrated program designed to enhance junior leader development and success in an increasingly competitive world. Admission to this minor requires completion of the application process and consultation with the military science or aerospace studies faculty. Please note it is not limited only to those students enrolled in one of the military’s pre-conditioning programs (Air Force or Army ROTC).


Course Title Credits
Choose one option: 12
Aerospace Studies Option
ASTU 30101 Leadership Studies I (3)  
  30102 Leadership Studies II (3)  
  40101 Defense Studies I (3)  
  40102 Defense Studies (3)  
Military Science Option
MSCI 30160 Leadership Development (3)  
  30170 Organizational Leadership (3)  
  40160 Military Management and Ethics (3)  
  40170 The Professional Military Officer, Management and Law (3)  
Electives from other academic programs must be approved by the College of Business Administration faculty advisor. These courses must be in addition to college General Requirements (including Kent Core) and major requirements.Minimum 6 credit hours must be taken from each of the following two selected areas; the first focuses upon the historical and political role of the American military, and the second reflects broader academic preparation for officership.
Historical and Political Role of the American Military
GEOG 32080 Politics and Place (3)  
  34070 Economic Geography (3)  
  37040 Geography of Africa (3)  
  37050 Geography of Russia and the Commonwealth States (3)  
  37066 Geography of Europe (3)  
  37070 Geography of East and Southeast Asia (3)  
  37079 Geography of South Asia (3)  
  37084 Geography of South America (3)  
  37085 Geography of Central America and Mexico (3)  
  41074 Resource Geography  
HIST 31024 World War II (3)  
  31118 Vietnam War (3)  
  41065 Sectional Conflict and Civil War (3)  
POL 30520 European Politics (3)  
  30530 Asian Politics (3)  
  30540 African Politics (3)  
  30550 Latin American Politics (3)  
  30551 U.S.-Latin American Relations (3)  
Preparation for Officership
CACM 32020 Strategic Planning (3)  
COMM 35852 Intercultural Communication (3)  
  35864 Organizational Communication (3)  
ECON 42085 Public Finance(3)  
ENG 20002 Introduction to Technical Writing (3)  
MIS  34180 Human Resource Management (3)  
PHIL 21001 Introduction to Ethics (3)  
  31003 Ethics in Contemprorary Contexts (3)  
  41020 Social Philosophy (3)  
POL 30301 Introduction to Public Administration (3)  
PSYC 30821 Psychology of Motivation (3)  
SOC 42564 Bureaucratic Organizations (3)