Military Studies (B.S.) - Leadership - Resident

Military Studies (B.S.) - Leadership - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview (2 c.h.) and EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life (2 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 Theology Survey I (2 c.h.) and THEO 202 Theology Survey II (2 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
GEOG 200Introduction to Geography 13
GOVT 200Constitutional Government and Free Enterprise 13
HIUS 222Survey of American History II 13
Total Hours9

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Core Courses
ETHC 280Dilemmas in Socialism and Marxism3
GEOG 380Modern Military Geography3
GOVT 381Intelligence Analysis3
or GOVT 483 Military Operations and Intelligence
HIEU 390Modern Europe3
HIUS 380Modern American Military History3
HIWD 375East Asian Warfare3
HIWD 376Middle Eastern Warfare3
MISC 300Methods of Military Analysis3
MISC 350Military Leaders and Leadership3
MISC 491Senior Capstone3
Total Hours30
Military Studies Elective 13
Military Studies Elective 13
Military Studies Elective 13
Total Hours9

Choose from the following courses not already applying to the degree: GEOG 320 Regional Studies in Geography (3 c.h.), GOVT 381 Intelligence Analysis (3 c.h.), GOVT 483 Military Operations and Intelligence (3 c.h.), HIEU 380 Age of Nationalisms (3 c.h.), HIEU 425 The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era (3 c.h.), HIEU 455 World War II (3 c.h.), HIUS 312 Era of the American Revolution (3 c.h.), HIUS 360 History of American Entrepreneurship (3 c.h.), HIUS 420 Civil War and Reconstruction (3 c.h.), HIWD 341 Modern Islamic Civilization (3 c.h.), HIWD 370 Comparative Civilization (3 c.h.), or any AIRS, MILT, or MISC course

Free Electives
Choose 25-37 credit hours of Free Electives25-37
Total Hours25-37

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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