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Interdisciplinary Science - Military Science, B.S.

Major Code: 7037 Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne

The military science major prepares Florida Tech ROTC cadets to serve as commissioned officers in the United States Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard. Technical, scientific and military studies are incorporated into the curriculum with emphasis on applied leadership and problem solving skills.

Current freshmen and sophomores with no prior military service who seek an ROTC scholarship may attend the Leader’s Training Course between their second and third years. Students incur no service commitment on completion of this course. This 32-day camp provides students with basic military and problem solving skills, combined with physical training.

The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Science - Military Science is earned by satisfying the degree requirements listed below and completing the advanced military science program as described under “College of Psychology and Liberal Arts.” All military science (MSC) courses taken are applicable to this degree.

Descriptions of the ROTC program and the sequencing and descriptions of the military science courses may also be found with the advanced military science program listing.

Degree Requirements

General (3 credit hours)

Interdisciplinary Science (43 credit hours)

Free Electives (6 credit hours)

Liberal Arts Elective (12 credit hours)

  • At least six credit hours must be 3000/4000-level courses, and six credit hours in a foreign language

Physical or Life Science Electives (8 credit hours)

Technical Electives (20 credit hours)

  • At least three credit hours must be 3000/4000-level courses

Captsone Seminar (1 credit hour)

  • Usually completed during the senior year