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Military Science (ROTC)

MS 111  Adventure Training (1)
Introduction to ROTC, its relationship to the U.S. Army. Role of the Army officer, including leadership and management fundamentals. Types of jobs available to Army officers.


MS 112  Adventure Training (1)
Basic rifle marksmanship; military first aid; customs and traditions of the U.S. Army; unit organization and missions.


MS 113  Adventure Training (1)
How to read a topographic map and use a magnetic compass; includes practical exercises.


MS 211  Military Science II: Effective Team Building (2)
An examination of effective leadership. Military Leadership: styles, methods and techniques. Development of interpersonal skills using practical exercises and case studies.


MS 212  Military Science II: Fundamentals of Military Operations I (2)
Introduction to battle drills, battle focus and situational training exercises. Basic U.S. Army tactics at the individual, team and squad levels. Integration of military skills in offensive and defensive operations.


MS 213  Military Science II: Fundamentals of Military Operations II (2)
Introduction to troop leading procedures, the commander’s estimate and military orders. Application of leadership concepts in offensive and defensive operations at the squad level.


MS 214  Basic Summer Camp: Camp Challenge (6)
Six weeks of leadership training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Substitute for the first two years of the ROTC program. Summer only.


MS 215  Fundamentals of Military Science (3)
Leadership and management fundamentals; role of the Army ROTC and the Army officer. Individual military skills and their incorporation into tactical operations at the squad level. Land navigation using map and compass.


MS 216  Basic Military Science (6)
Introduction to leadership and management. Organization of the Army and ROTC. The Army as a profession. Map reading and land navigation. Military tactics. Role of the Army officer. Summer only.


MS 311, 312, 313  Military Science III: Leadership and Management of Military Organizations (3 each)
The study of military leadership, management, and theory and dynamics of the military team. Apply principles to advanced military operations. Includes: leadership, management, and organizational theory, group dynamics, functions of staff organizations, development of the commander’s estimate, combat orders and plans, troop leading procedures, application of leadership concepts in offensive and defensive operations at the squad, platoon, and company level, and fundamentals of small unit tactics/patrolling.


MS 314  Advanced Summer Camp: Camp Adventure (6)
Practical and theoretical instruction for six weeks at Fort Lewis, Washington. Practical leadership application and experience in a military environment. Prerequisite: MS 311, 312, 313


MS 405  Reading and Conference
Terms and hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: consent of instructor


MS 411, 412, 413  Military Science IV: Preparation for Officership (3 each)
Recent military history, national defense policy and its application in current world events. Includes military law, law of land warfare, small unit administration, and ethics and professionalism with emphasis on applied leadership, management techniques and ethical decision making. Designed to assist the future army officer with the transition from student to junior officer in the armed forces of the United States.



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