Your Career Path
Newberry College helps you meet your aspirations and serve your country with the passion, purpose, and personal attention of a liberal arts education. Along with membership in the College's Army ROTC program, our Military Science Leadership minor gives you the skills you need to graduate with an officers' commission in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army National Guard or the U.S. Army Reserve.
Ready to Serve
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, while 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 hours)
Requirements for the minor in Military Science Leadership include 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. Minor courses include those in Military Science, History, Speech, and one of five selected interdisciplinary electives.
The Highlander cadre instructs, motivates, trains and evaluates 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.
MSG Skip McMillian
Senior Military Instructor
MAJ Cesar Rodriguez
Professor of Military Science
CPT Brian Casey
Assistant Professor of Military Science
NEWBERRY COLLEGE ROTC CADETS PLACE IN RANGER CHALLENGE
FORT PICKETT, Va. – Newberry College members of the Highlander Battalion Army ROTC participated in the annual 4th Brigade Ranger Challenge, held Oct. 20-21, 2018 in Fort Pickett, Va. The day-long competition, designed to test basic army skills and knowledge, saw two Highlander teams place 19th and 33rd, respectively, of 48 teams in attendance. Read the full story.
Senior Military Instructor
Office: McClurg 316
Office Phone: 910.364.8905
Associate 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