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Do you have a desire to learn about U.S. and global armed forces in historical and contemporary contexts? If so, continue reading for more information regarding Ashford University's Associate of Arts in Military Studies program.
If you enroll in this online Ashford University program, you will have the chance to gain a broad education base as well as examine military-related subjects, including history, world studies, political science, and U.S. government. This Web-based program is designed to integrate studies specific to Middle Eastern conflicts, the Persian Gulf War, the Vietnam War, the Korean War, and World Wars I and II. Students also have the opportunity to examine issues that often drive societal unrest and combat, such as religion, economics, and cultural divides. In addition, you'll be able to study international peacekeeping and disaster relief efforts and agencies, including the United Nations and NATO. This Associate of Arts in Military Studies program is not a Reserve Officers Training Corps course and is not designed to lead to a military commission.
Historical events may fascinate you. You may also enjoy reading books or watching films about wars, renowned military leaders, or tactical combat methods. All applicants to Ashford University should possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; some programs may have more specific requirements.
This program requires the completion of the University's general education requirements, including competencies, along with the completion of 67 credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.00. You must earn a minimum of 18 credits at Ashford University (residency requirement).
Military Studies Course Requirements
|Course Number||Course Title|
|Introductory Course Requirements|
|EXP 105||Personal Dimensions of Education|
|PSY 202||Adult Development and Life Assessment|
|Major Course Requirements|
|ENG 121||Composition I|
|ENG 122||Composition II|
|COM 200||Interpersonal Communication|
|INF 103||Computer Literacy|
|HIS 103||World Civilizations I|
|HIS 104||World Civilizations II|
|ENG 125||Introduction to Literature|
|MAT 221||Introduction to Algebra|
|MAT 222||Intermediate Algebra|
|PHI 103||Informal Logic|
|PHI 208||Ethics & Moral Reasoning|
|SCI 207||Dependence of Man on the Environment|
|SOC 120||Introduction to Ethics and Social Responsibility|
|CGD 218||Visual Literacy in Business|
|POL 201||American National Government|
|POL 211||Introduction to Politics|
|MIL 204||Introduction to Sources of Conflict in the Middle East|
|MIL 208||Survey of the American Military since WWI|
|MIL 212||The Military as a Peace Keeping Force|
This Ashford University program is designed to provide you with the skills needed to work in positions in which good analytical, problem-solving, research, and writing skills are desirable. You could seek opportunities with community organizations, government departments, private businesses, or the armed forces. Before starting your job search, you could gain work experience by taking part in volunteer or internship opportunities, and with experience, you could be able to seek positions of greater responsibility.
With an Associate of Arts in Military Studies degree, you could be able to undertake duties as a:
After earning an Associate of Arts in Military Studies degree, you could continue your training and enroll in a bachelor's degree program. Taking part in an advanced program could allow you to delve deeper into historical milestones, war time events, and military institutions. Earning a 4-year degree could also make you appear more marketable in the workplace and allow you to qualify for a wider variety of employment options. In addition, many colleges offer military science minors, which could help students transition into the armed services after graduation.
Some relevant bachelor's degrees include, but are not limited to: