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A Newberry College education reaches beyond classroom walls, city limits, pre-conceived notions of higher learning, and definitions of success. A Newberry education is a personal challenge to every student in pursuit of knowledge who possesses the drive to live and learn with purpose. It is a new model for education – a living and learning community that transforms study into action through personal and professional interaction.
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Newberry College offers a minor in Military Science Leadership. Participation in this minor is contingent upon acceptance as a contracted student in the Army ROTC program. All Military Science courses are taught at Newberry College; leadership labs are hosted at Presbyterian College in nearby Clinton, S.C.
Available Majors, Minors and Concentrations
Military Science Leadership
- U.S. Army
- National Guard
- U.S. Army Reserve
Students minoring in Military Science Leadership must complete 15 semester hours in advanced military science. Participation in this minor is contingent upon completion of the ROTC basic courses or equivalent training and acceptance as a contracted student in the Army ROTC Advanced Course.The Newberry College Army ROTC is designed to enhance your college education by providing training and practical experience in leadership and management techniques essential to success in any career. Upon graduation from Newberry College, contracted Cadets who have successfully completed ROTC training are awarded a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army National Guard or the U.S. Army Reserve.
Minor in Military Science Leadership
18 credit hours in advanced military science and related leadership training. Participation in this minor is contingent upon completion of the ROTC basic courses and acceptance by the Professor of Military Science as a contracted cadet in the Army ROTC Advanced Course.
MSC 301 Adaptive Team Leadership (4)
MSC 302 Applied Team Leadership (4)
MSC 410 Advanced Army Physical Fitness (1)
Choose ONE: HIS 324, 332, 333, 334, 351, or 352 (3)
Choose ONE: SPE 110 or 202 (3)
Choose ONE: POS 348, PHI 220, BUA 260, HUM 300, or PSY 330 (3)
Total: 18 Credit Hours
Course substitutions must be approved by the Professor of Military Science.
The Highlander cadre instructs, motivates, trains, evaluates and provides feedback to each cadet. This leadership group also ensures that students are not only prepared to be successful cadets but that they also have the tools needed to be effective leaders after graduation.
MAJ Cesar Rodriguez
Professor of Military Science
MSG Skip McMillian
Senior Military Instructor
CPT Brian Casey
Assistant Professor of Military Science
Senior Military Instructor
Office: McClurg 316
Office Phone: 910.364.8905
Susan Epting, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
Office: McClurg 108
Office Phone: 803-947-2121
Dr. Epting returned home to Newberry County in 2012 after completing her doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania in History. Her dissertation addressed the history of war-related trauma diagnoses during the First and Second World… Read More