Academic Catalog

Military Science (1600)

1600:100. Introduction to the Army and Critical Thinking. (1 Credit)

Study of the mission of the Army, the principles of basic military leadership and management, land navigation, and opportunities in the Army. A geographical and cultural examination of the countries where U.S. soldiers are located. Leadership laboratory required. No military obligation incurred.

1600:102. Introduction to the Profession of Arms. (1 Credit)

Study of the principles and techniques of military leadership and human resource management. Introduction to drill and ceremony, small unit tactics, briefing techniques, and public speaking. Leadership laboratory required. No military obligation incurred.

1600:110. Leadership and Personal Development Laboratory. (1 Credit)

Students will participate in labs as a member of a cadet squad, learning to work with new people and gaining confidence through engaging in new and challenging situations that reinforce classroom instruction.

1600:111. Introduction to Tactical Leadership Laboratory. (1 Credit)

Students will participate in labs as a member of a cadet squad, learning to work with new people and gaining confidence through engaging in new and challenging situations that reinforce classroom instruction. This Laboratory session will focus more on tactical training.

1600:200. Innovative Team Leadership. (2 Credits)

Study of the principles of war and the art of leadership. Basic military skills taught through practical applications in marksmanship, map reading, first aid, and drill and ceremony. Leadership laboratory required. No military obligation incurred.

1600:201. Foundations of Tactical Leadership. (2 Credits)

Study and application of the Leadership Development Program (LDP). Introduction to tactics, patrolling, and basic military skills. Leadership laboratory required. No military obligation incurred.

1600:210. Innovative Team Leadership Laboratory. (1 Credit)

In their second year of military Science, students will begin to have a bigger leadership role within the ROTC organization and will participate in labs as a team leader. They will be responsible for the readiness and accountability of the first year cadets and are expected to begin to show confidence in leading others.

1600:211. Foundations of Tactical Leadership Laboratory. (1 Credit)

Students will have a bigger leadership role within the ROTC organization and will participate in labs as a team leader. They will be responsible for the readiness and accountability of the first year cadets and are expected to begin to show confidence in leading others and in conducting tactical exercises.

1600:300. Adaptive Team Leadership. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 1600:100, 1600:102, 1600:200, 1600:201 and/or permission. Study in the application of military tactics, military history, military briefing techniques and equipment. Practical work with operations orders and planning, organizing, and executing training. Leadership laboratory required.

1600:301. Leadership Under Fire. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 1600:300 or permission. Study of leadership, leadership counseling and tactics at the small-unit level. Practical work with land navigation, marksmanship training, squad and platoon movement, and battlefield survival. Leadership laboratory required.

1600:310. Adaptive Team Leadership Laboratory. (1 Credit)

Prerequisite: 1600:211. Corequisite: 1600:300. In their third year, as students enter the ROTC Advanced course, students will take on a much larger leadership role; responsible for squads and platoons of cadets as well as training them on the subject matter of each lab. They learn to motivate, instill confidence, and take responsibility for the quality of the training and activities of the labs.

1600:311. Leadership Under Fire Laboratory. (1 Credit)

Prerequisite: 1600:310. Corequisite: 1600:301. In their third year, as students enter the ROTC Advanced course, students will take on a much larger leadership role; responsible for squads and platoons of cadets as well as training them on the subject matter of each lab. They learn to motivate, instill confidence, and take responsibility for the quality of the training and activities of the labs.

1600:400. Developing Adaptive Leaders. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 1600:300 and 1600:301, or permission. Intensive investigation of the leadership process to include applicatory work emphasizing officer ethics, duties, and responsibilities. Management and supervisory skills. Practical experience with the Leadership Development Program (LDP). Leadership laboratory required.

1600:401. Leadership in a Complex World. (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: 1600:300 and 1600:301, or permission. Study of officer leadership and managerial responsibilities. Study of Army command organization and procedures, training management, personnel system, Uniform Code of Military Justice, and continued emphasis on counseling and human relations. Leadership laboratory required.

1600:410. Developing Adaptive Leaders Laboratory. (1 Credit)

Prerequisite: 1600:311. Corequisite: 1600:400. Senior ROTC students are responsible for planning, managing, and supervising leadership labs for the entire cadet Battalion, as well as acquiring the necessary resources and equipment required for training.

1600:411. Leadership in a Complex World Laboratory. (1 Credit)

Prerequisite: 1600:410. Corequisite: 1600:401. Senior ROTC students are responsible for planning, managing, and supervising leadership labs for the entire cadet Battalion, as well as acquiring the necessary resources and equipment required for training. They will later utilize the experience gained in leading cadets to aid them in leading United States Army Soldiers.

1600:490. Special Topics in Military Science. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission. (May be repeated for a maximum of six credits) Content varies with special topics. Texts to be selected according to topic and will use relevant library periodicals and journals. Existing library resources are adequate to support the course. Basic Camp, Advanced Camp, Airborne, and other specialty schools qualify for course credit.