Associate of Science in General Studies - Military Studies

Effective May 17, 2015, this program is no longer available for future enrollments

Military Studies Concentration

The Associate of Science in General Studies - Military Studies concentration is designed to develop unique leadership skills necessary for students pursuing careers in the military. The rigorous, dedicated, and focused education afforded by this program also prepares a student to apply these skills in other related fields and in real-life practical and complex situations.

The ASGS Program prepares the student with:
  • Oral and written communication skills required for professional settings 
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills necessary for effective leadership in the workplace­­­­­
  • A comprehensive knowledge base necessary for continued academic and professional development

The ASGS: Military Studies Concentration prepares the student with:
  • The knowledge base necessary for continued academic and professional development in military, national security, or private sector areas

ASGS Program Competencies:
  • Identify ethical standards appropriate to academic and professional settings
  • Write appropriately for academic and professional situations
  • Demonstrate effective oral communication skills
  • Recognize different perspectives and identify strategies for effective interaction
  • Demonstrate the ability to locate, evaluate, and utilize information effectively
  • Recognize complex problems and apply logical strategies to solve them
  • Demonstrate the rhetorical ability to shape perception in professional settings

ASGS: Military Studies Concentration Competencies:
  • Identify the different levels of military strategy and their purpose in focus and application
  • Discuss the complexity of leadership in warfare and conflict within an uncertain and globalized environment
  • Identify the precepts of military ethics and their application in conflict within the ranks and in broader and complex situations
  • Examine differing cultural perspectives as they apply to warfare and conflict

Degree Requirements

Courses: Core

ANTH110Anthropology of Warfare & Conflict

4.5

ENGL101Composition and Critical Thinking

4.5

ENGL103Composition: Writing and Research

4.5

COMS203Speech Communications

4.5

HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century

4.5

GOVT201American Government and Public Affairs

4.5

MATH102Introduction to College Math

4.5

MATH106Algebra for Business

4.5

MILT110Military Ethics

4.5

SCI101Introduction to the Sciences

4.5

SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course

1.5

SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability

4.5

SCI203Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course

1.5

UNIV104Academic and Career Success

4.5

or

HUMELEHumanities Elective

4.5

UNIV201Career Planning and Management

4

Total Credit Hours:61

Courses: Electives

CJUS254Introduction to Homeland Security

4

HLS110Terrorism: Origins, Ideologies and Goals

4

MILT120American Foreign Policy

4

MILT130Introduction to Military and Naval Science

4

MILT140Introduction to Military Leadership

4

MILT220Conflict Resolution and Peacemaking

4

MILT230International Relations

4

SCM210Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management

4

Total Credit Hours:32

Total Credit Hours: 93