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Texan Corps of Cadets: Leaders of Character

Corps Brass Rifles inscribed with the Latin phrase Principes Unici

The Corps of Cadets exemplifies the Texan values of integrity, civility, leadership and tradition and upholds the pursuit of excellence and service for Tarleton State University as "Leaders of Character."

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The Texan Corps of Cadets are instilled with the values essential for service to our nation and are exceptionally qualified to succeed in business, government and the military. Members of the Corps can participate in any major area of study.

By joining the Corps, students:

  • Accept a challenging lifestyle, both mentally and physically.
  • Have access to scholarships and corporate internships.
  • Have an exclusive opportunity to obtain a minor in Leadership Studies.
  • Join a rich military history and a proud tradition of excellence dating back to Tarleton's original Corps that began in 1917.
  • Have the opportunity of great rewards upon graduation.
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Leadership Studies

Information on the tracks to earn a Minor 


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Cadet Daily Schedule

Cadets learn to Follow, Teach, Coach, and Mentor

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