Military Science, Minor


Department of Military Science

Military Science Minor Requirements

Each student enrolled in the ROTC Advanced Course and who completes the 20 units (19 upper-division) necessary for commissioning will be eligible for a Minor in Military Science. Coordination with the department faculty advisor is required.

Required courses (20 units)
MS 50AMS 50BMS 131MS 132, MS 141MS 142MS 150AMS 150B, MS 192, KAC 21

Total (20 units)

Note: The Military Science Minor also requires a 2.0 GPA and 6 upper-division units in residence.

Professional Military Education Requirements (PME). In addition to the required courses above, students in the ROTC Advanced Course must fulfill prescribed professional military education requirements by satisfactorily completing courses in written communication, human behavior, military history, and computer literacy. Students must obtain approval from their military science department faculty advisor to ensure their planned course of study will satisfy this requirement prior to graduation and commissioning.


The faculty members of the Department of Military Science are hand-selected by the Department of the Army based on their proven leadership abilities and record of superb performance. Each instructor has years of experience in teaching and counseling. In addition to post graduate degrees in a variety of disciplines and extensive military professional education, all faculty members bring a unique perspective and a wide range of life experiences to the program. Many have been a part of the making of our nation's recent history. All of the faculty and the staff in the Military Science Department are extremely committed to the welfare, education, and success of the student while at Fresno State and beyond.

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