College of Arts & Sciences

Aerospace Studies Minor

The purpose of Aerospace Studies is to develop and produce a leader of character with a warrior ethos and expeditionary mindset who is a culturally aware, motivated professional dedicated to serve the Nation and prepared to lead in the 21st century.

The Aerospace Studies Minor focuses on leadership and management studies, profession of arms, communication studies, warfare studies and international security studies.  A student seeking a minor in Aerospace Studies must be approved by the Director of the Air Force ROTC and be advised by instructional personnel in the Aerospace Studies Department.  Students are taught leadership and management skills and develop enhanced oral and written communication skills through a better understanding of the different functions of military leadership and military customs and courtesies.  Students gain knowledge in military officership and the laws and nature of armed conflict while learning how the United States military forces, particularly aerospace forces, are developed, organized and employed.

The Aerospace Studies Minor requires 18 hours, 16 hours of which must be upper-division.  GPA in major of 2.5 with no grade below "C."

Maj Susan Newton, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies
315 Thatcher Hall
Oklahoma State University
(405) 744-7744