The Associate of Arts in Military Studies combines a broad general-education curriculum with studies specific to the United States military, including government, politics, and the role of the military as a peacekeeping force. This program enables you to earn a degree while expanding your knowledge of America and the world. Upon completion of your Associate of Arts in Military Studies degree program, you will be able to: Develop logical reasoning skills at a level useful in decision making and problem-solving activities. Develop the ability to communicate written ideas clearly. Explain the concept of power and how it can be exercised. Apply historical events or perspectives to the study of the military. Assess how international relations relates to the study of the military. Examine the role of the military as an instrument for the preservation of peace, as well as the waging of war. Identify moral and ethical issues related to the military.