The Army ROTC program provides professional education and leadership training to those students who desire to serve our country as officers in the U.S. Army upon graduation. Successful completion of the program qualifies ROTC cadets for both a commission as a second lieutenant in the Army and an opportunity to serve at least four years on active duty or at least six years in the reserve component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard).

Effective Fall 2017 

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Students must satisfactorily complete 21 of the total credits offered for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits. 

To receive a minor in Military Science, students must commission as 2nd Lieutenants in the U.S. Army upon graduation from CSU.

Lower Division
Choose 2 to 8 credits from the list below:2-8
Introduction to the Army
Foundations of Agile and Adaptive Leadership
Leadership and Decision Making
Army Doctrine and Team Development
Basic Camp Leader Internship 1
Credit awarded for prior military service 2
Choose 13-19 credits from the list below: 13-19
Adaptive Tactical Leadership
Applied Leadership in Small Unit Operations
The American Military Experience
Military Science Group Study V
Military Science Group Study VI
The Army Officer
Company Grade Leadership
Military Science Group Study VII
Military Science Group Study VIII
Program Total Credits:21

MLSC 250 requires attendance at the five-week basic camp and can be applied toward lower division credits.  


Students may be given transfer credit for prior military service that can be applied to lower division credits.