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  • Information and Social Sciences
    Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Majors Minors Areas of Study Arts Humanities Engineering Information Social Sciences Life Sciences Natural Sciences ROTC Leadership Course Catalog Enrichment Programs Services Support Summer Programs Research at VMI Scholarships Office of the Dean Dean s Office P 540 464 7212 F 540 464 7719 Dean s Office Virginia Military Institute 210 Smith Hall Lexington VA 24450 Home Academics Areas of Study Information and Social Sciences Information and Social Sciences The Information and Social Sciences curriculum at VMI offers degrees in three disciplines Computer Information Sciences Economics and Business and International Studies and Political Science Each offers a rigorous and challenging course of study Today s world and workplace demand a broad interdisciplinary education Therefore the Information and Social Sciences at VMI encourage students to augment their major field of study in one program with a double major or minor from another program As well a large percentage of Information Social Sciences majors complement their course work with undergraduate research by working one on one with a chosen professor and by enjoying many of the opportunities for overseas study As a small liberal arts college VMI s distinguished professors are able to work closely with their students The classes are small and intimate The opportunities for students to pursue their own interests are expansive The product is creative and critical thinkers able to meet the challenges presented by the increasingly global market in a complex world A liberal arts degree from VMI opens the door for a wide array of

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  • Life Sciences
    Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Majors Minors Areas of Study Arts Humanities Engineering Information Social Sciences Life Sciences Natural Sciences ROTC Leadership Course Catalog Enrichment Programs Services Support Summer Programs Research at VMI Scholarships Office of the Dean Dean s Office P 540 464 7212 F 540 464 7719 Dean s Office Virginia Military Institute 210 Smith Hall Lexington VA 24450 Home Academics Areas of Study Social Science Life Sciences Life Sciences VMI s life sciences departments provide high levels of interdisciplinary teaching and research in the life sciences and prepares students mentally and physically for rewarding careers as teachers researchers and health care professionals Cadets majoring in one of the life sciences will find that the class sizes are small advising is conducted on an individual basis and undergraduate research is encouraged Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees are

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  • VMI Natural Science and Mathematics
    Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Majors Minors Areas of Study Arts Humanities Engineering Information Social Sciences Life Sciences Natural Sciences ROTC Leadership Course Catalog Enrichment Programs Services Support Summer Programs Research at VMI Scholarships Office of the Dean Dean s Office P 540 464 7212 F 540 464 7719 Dean s Office Virginia Military Institute 210 Smith Hall Lexington VA 24450 Home Academics Areas of Study Natural Science Mathematics Natural Science Mathematics Natural Sciences Natural sciences has always been one of the great strengths of VMI Regardless of major a cadet receives a well rounded education Cadets majoring in one of the natural sciences will find a challenging curriculum respected professors and well resourced departments that will prepare them to move directly to rewarding careers or to pursue graduate studies Graduates of the natural science departments have become doctors scientists scholars civil servants and business leaders A natural science education is also a sound foundation for success in the military service

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  • ROTC at VMI
    Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Majors Minors Areas of Study Arts Humanities Engineering Information Social Sciences Life Sciences Natural Sciences ROTC Leadership Course Catalog Enrichment Programs Services Support Summer Programs Research at VMI Scholarships Office of the Dean Dean s Office P 540 464 7212 F 540 464 7719 Dean s Office Virginia Military Institute 210 Smith Hall Lexington VA 24450 Home Academics Areas of Study Leadership ROTC Leadership ROTC at VMI VMI cadets are not required to commission into the armed forces All cadets are required to take four years of ROTC with choice of ROTC branch for those planning to commission Cadets not planning to commission are enrolled in Army ROTC Commissioning cadets may choose Army Navy Marine Corps or Air Force VMI is also one of eight U S Coast Guard direct commission schools Because VMI is a senior military college our ROTC program provides military training at a higher level than programs at civilian colleges and universities VMI cadets have access to active duty bases state of the art field training equipment and high ranking military officials This military training cultivates the ability to

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Institute Honors Program
    an affinity for intellectual inquiry and develop the capacity for sophisticated engagement of issues and problems whether ethical civic or professional In all of its elements the program stresses peer leadership strong oral and written communication skills and the highest standards of academic integrity and excellence The Institute Honors Program is intended to recognize a broader range of achievement than honors earned in any particular major Attainment of Institute Honors should be viewed as the highest academic achievement at VMI Requirements HN 100 Honors Forum The forum provides an occasion for students enrolled in the Institute HN 100 Honors Forum The forum provides an occasion for students enrolled in the Institute Honors Program to meet weekly to discuss issues of current national and international interest Requirements include regular readings in a major national newspaper and serious periodicals e g The Atlantic Enrollment is restricted to cadets who have been admitted to the Institute Honors Program Please see Col McDonald in the Dean s Office for more information Honors Seminars Candidates for Institute Honors must take two honors courses preferably during the third and second class years To provide broad exposure to the disciplines one course is required in each of two academic groups Engineering Science and Liberal Arts Leadership These courses are taught as seminars with enrollment limited to cadets who have been admitted to the program or who have received special written permission from the professor Senior Honors Project Thesis The crowning achievement of the Institute Honors candidate is the completion of a senior honors project or thesis supervised by a faculty mentor who evaluates the degree to which the project meets implicit disciplinary standards for Institute Honors The Senior Honors Project Thesis concludes with a public presentation by the cadet open to faculty and other cadets as well as interested members of the VMI community A written copy of the final document is bound and shelved in a special section at Preston Library for recognizing those who have attained Institute Honors Admission to the Program Admission to the program is guaranteed for Institute Scholars and open by application to any other cadet with a cumulative GPA 3 5 Continuance in the program requires maintenance of a cumulative GPA 3 5 and satisfactory conduct record Institute Honors Program Benefits Mini Grants for Special Projects Activities Funding is available on a competitive basis to encourage honors cadets to expand their intellectual horizons Individuals or groups of cadets in the program are encouraged to plan and request funding for special projects trips and guest speakers Senior Project Thesis Research Grant s Funds to support research for the senior project or thesis are available by application to the Undergraduate Research Committee upon recommendation by the Institute Honors Review Committee Applications are due in early spring of second class for funding in summer and or the first class year Summer stipends averaging 3000 are available for both cadets and faculty supervisors Special Events Several times each semester cadets in the program are invited

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  • Virginia Military Institute - International Programs
    Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academic Programs International Programs Home Study Abroad Online Application Study Abroad International Cadets Financial Assistance Passports and Visas Faculty Led Programs Independent International Travel Parents International Programs Staff Patricia Hardin Assistant Director P 540 464 7421 F 540 464 7768 E International Programs Virginia Military Institute Old Hospital Lexington VA 24450 Home Academics Programs International Programs International Programs Broadening Global Perspectives The Office of International Programs OIP contributes to VMI s international mission through activities programs and services designed to support the development of a globally aware culturally diverse education and research environment Through the International Students and Scholars Program and VMI Education Abroad the OIP provides expertise and infrastructure to help expand and sustain global education at VMI OIP staff work with the faculty cadets staff and leadership of the Institute to support Vision 2039 which promotes opportunities to broaden the perspectives of cadets The Institute s global engagement through its international programs is directed to regions and cultures that are most important to the future of our country Our focus on interdisciplinary problems with immediate real world application further develops critical and creative thinking skills International Cadet and Scholar Services provide advice and counsel to the international cadets and visiting scholars serve as a resource in support of international initiatives provide programming and services to support the adjustment and integration of international cadets to the US and the VMI community Education Abroad guide and advise cadets and VMI personnel on international travel provide information about study abroad opportunities promote cross cultural and safety awareness assist faculty and administrators in setting up

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Service Programs at VMI Overview
    individual s talents and interests To engender an awareness of and an interest in current social political and economic discussion To offer opportunities for students to acquire skills and qualities of character that dispose them to serve communities and disadvantaged individuals To bring together service oriented individuals to discuss the needs of the Lexington and Rockbridge communities and how Washington and Lee and Virginia Military Institute can help to meet those needs To aid in the development of conscientious leaders in matters of civic and social citizenship Get Involved TO VOLUNTEER Create a volunteer profile which will facilitate a contact from one of our student leaders Our Committee General Chair Kendre Barnes 13 W L and Michelle McCusker 14 VMI Volunteer Manager Caroline Hamp 15 W L Special Projects Co Chairs Kathryn Marsh Soloway 13 W L Hunter Harvey 14 VMI and Natsumi Alvarez 15 W L Issue Awareness Co Chairs Grace Lee 15 W L and Myrna Barrera 15 W L Adolescents Chair Alyssa Hardnett 14 W L Children Chair Lacy McAlister 14 W L Elderly Chair Meredith Campbell 15 W L Volunteer with a Cadet Life Service Club VMI Service Clubs Cadets are encouraged to participate in an extracurricular activity of their choice Each club is run by a Cadet in Charge CIC Contact the Office of Cadet Life for information on joining an existing club or starting a new club Bloodmobile Children s Academic and Life Mentor Club Cadet Peer Educators Character Counts Chaplain Park Emergency Response Team Firefighters Rescue Squad Recycling FTX Service Weekends Special Olympics VMI Special Olympics Half marathon 10K Torch Run To Volunteer Contact Chris Perry perryco vmi edu Volunteer Internationally During the Summer or Spring Break Keydets Without Borders The Mission of Keydets Without Borders is to combine the efforts of interested students in all majors in a collaborative effort to enhance the living conditions of developing areas worldwide Through this effort students will increase their global perspective work as a team to design and implement sustainable engineering and humanitarian solutions to poverty and gain hands on experience applying their skills and talents towards the common good VMI Keydets Without Borders Website VMI Keydets Without Borders Blog To Volunteer Contact Faculty Advisor Maj Tim Moore President Cadet Thomas Battiata Marketing Advisor Elizabeth Moore Bolivia Program Haiti Program During VMI s spring furlough cadets will travel to Zoranger a village located just northwest of Port au Prince Haiti to assist Foundation Manmo FM which provides schooling and health care to the villagers to develop a plot of land for agriculture said assistant professor of civil engineering Maj Tim Moore 97 faculty adviser for the chapter Cadets will also be working to provide preliminary assessments of the land for construction of water and wastewater facilities a health clinic a day school and an orphanage The residents of Zoranger are people who fled Port au Prince after the earthquake in 2010 Our relationship with FM will be a sustainable relationship and the project will take

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  • VMI Summer Programs
    Institute Writing Program Research Support Cadet Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Academics Home Summer Programs at VMI Summer Session Summer Transition Program Undergraduate Research SURI Teresa Evans Administrative Assistant 303 Shell Hall Virginia Military Institute Lexington VA 24450 P 540 464 7213 F 540 464 7726 E evanstl vmi edu Home Academics Programs Summer Programs Summer Programs at VMI Summer Programs at VMI Summer Session VMI Summer Session is available to facilitate a cadet s progression toward degree completion by offering courses for academic credit during the summer consistent with the academic program Non VMI students are also eligible to take courses during VMI s summer session Summer Transition Program The VMI Summer Transition Program STP is designed to improve the academic and physical fitness of incoming cadets prior to matriculation All individuals who have committed to matriculate at

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