“Training Leaders for the Future”
The SOU Department of Military Science provides on-campus military science instruction that is open to all students without military obligation. All classes are fully accredited and applicable towards fulfilling academic requirements for a baccalaureate degree.
The department also provides a minor available to all students. The ROTC/GOLD component of the Department of Military Science provides the option for students to become Army officers in the National Guard, Reserves or Active Duty.