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Issues and competencies central to a commissioned officer's responsibilities. Understanding officership, leadership, Army values and life skills, such as physical fitness and time management.  Incorporates critical thinking, adaptive leadership skills, and problem solving.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Basic Military Science
Leadership lab is required for all cadets.
Challenging, rewarding and practical activities in military skill development. Development of confidence and learning the importance of teamwork in goal accomplishment. Rappelling, land navigation and map reading, marksmanship, survival training, personal defense activities, survival swimming, military weapons, military drill, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Basic Military Science
MLSC 102
Foundations of leadership: problem solving, communications, military briefings, effective writing, goal setting, physical well-being, techniques for improving listening and speaking skills and counseling.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Basic Military Science
Leadership lab is required for all cadets.
Challenging, rewarding and practical activities in military skill development. Development of confidence and learning the importance of teamwork in goal accomplishment. Rappelling, and navigation and map reading, marksmanship, survival training, personal defense activities, survival swimming, military weapons, military drill, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Basic Military Science
Introduction to replicating successful leadership characteristics through observations during experiential learning exercises. Record characteristics, discuss them in small group settings and use them in subsequent activities. Practice communications skills necessary for leadership roles, especially in military environments.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Basic Military Science
Leadership lab is required for all cadets.
Second-year leadership laboratory continues to be the development of confidence, military skills and a sense of teamwork. May be selected to fill leadership positions in the cadet corps. The variety of activities parallel those during the first year of the laboratory.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Basic Military Science
Building successful teams, methods to influence group actions, effective communications within groups, creativity in problem solving and how to motivate subordinates and peers. Using these skills in the context of military environments, such as while performing land navigation and infantry tactics.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Basic Military Science
Leadership lab is required for all cadets.
Second-year leadership laboratory continues to be the development of confidence, military skills and a sense of teamwork. May be selected to fill leadership positions in the cadet corps. The variety of activities parallel those during the first year of the laboratory.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Basic Military Science
Conduct self-assessments of leadership style, develop a personal fitness regimen, and plan and conduct individual/small unit tactical training, while testing reasoning and problem solving techniques. Direct feedback on leadership abilities.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Advanced Military Science
Placement in leadership positions within the cadet corps organization, providing a greater challenge while building on the confidence and skills developed during the basic course. Concentration on physical conditioning and the furthering of military skill development particularly with respect to small unit tactics and individual military weapons. Practical exercises in preparation for LDAC and the leadership responsibilities of the final year.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Advanced Military Science
Role of communications, values and ethics in effective leadership. Ethical decision making, consideration of others, spirituality in the military and Army leadership doctrine. Improve oral and written communications abilities.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Advanced Military Science
Placement in leadership positions within the cadet corps organization, providing a greater challenge while building on the confidence and skills developed during the basic course. Concentration on physical conditioning and the furthering of military skill development particularly with respect to small unit tactics and individual military weapons. Practical exercises in preparation for LDAC and the leadership responsibilities of the final year.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Advanced Military Science
MLSC 336
Prereqs: Permission of the professor of military science.
Grants academic credit for participation at LDAC, Ft. Lewis, Washington. Practical application of organizational management, teaching techniques, small group discussion, interpersonal communications, and the decision-making process. First aid, survival training, and physical conditioning techniques.
Credit Hours: 2-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Advanced Military Science
Prereqs: Permission of the professor of military science.
Academic credit can also be earned by successful completion of six weeks of summer leadership training at the Leader's Training Course, Ft. Knox, Kentucky.
Opportunity to expand study of the Army beyond the levels presented in programmed courses. Studies may approach military leadership, military history or contemporary issues from a broad perspective or more narrowly defined in-depth analysis.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Advanced Military Science
Proficiencies in planning and executing complex operations, functioning as a member of a staff and mentoring subordinates. Training management, methods of effective staff collaboration, and developmental counseling techniques.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Advanced Military Science
Leadership workshop providing the opportunity to practice leadership and managerial skills through practical application. Leadership laboratory programs are developed, planned, and conducted by the students registered in these workshops.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Advanced Military Science
MLSC 402
Case study analysis of military law and practical exercises in establishing an ethical command climate. Complete a semester long Senior Leadership Project that requires: plan, organize, collaborate, analyze and demonstrate leadership skills.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Advanced Military Science
Leadership workshop providing the opportunity to practice leadership and managerial skills through practical application. Leadership laboratory programs are developed, planned, and conducted by the students registered in these workshops.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Format: Lab
Course Delivery: Classroom
Groups: Advanced Military Science