Military Science (MILS)

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MILS F101      Introduction to the Army
1-2 Credits

Offered Fall

The MSL I Course produces a Cadet who accepts the Army as a Values - based organization and embraces the scholar-athlete-warrior ethos; familiar with individual roles and responsibilities in support of team efforts and problem solving; demonstrates oral and written communications skills, understands resilience and develops a commitment to learning.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 2 + 0

MILS F102      Foundations of Agile and Adaptive Leadership
1-2 Credits

Offered Spring

The MSL I Course produces a Cadet who accepts the Army as a Values - based organization and embraces the scholar-athlete-warrior ethos; familiar with individual roles and responsibilities in support of team efforts and problem solving; demonstrates oral and written communications skills, understands resilience and develops a commitment to learning.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 2 + 0

MILS F201      Leadership and Decision Making      (s)
2-3 Credits

Offered Fall

The MSL II Course produces a Cadet grounded in foundational leadership doctrine and skills by following and leading small units; comprehends critical thinking and problem solving using TLPs; comprehends the value of diversity and understands the officer's role in leading change; understands the fundamentals of the Army as a profession.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0

MILS F202      Army Doctrine and Team Development
2-3 Credits

Offered Spring

This course produces a Cadet grounded-in foundational leadership doctrine and skills by following and leading small units to achieve assigned missions; comprehends critical thinking and problem solving using TLPs; comprehends the value of diversity and the officer's role in leading change; understands the fundamentals of the Army as a profession.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0

MILS F250      Leaders Training Course
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

A four-week camp in basic military skills and leadership experience in preparation for entrance into the advanced course. For students who did not take the basic course.

Prerequisites: At least two years of schooling remaining upon completion of camp; admission by arrangement with professor of military science.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

MILS F301      Training Management and the Warfighting Functions      (W)
4 Credits

Offered Fall

The MSL III Course produces a Cadet who possesses enhanced individual and collective skills including leader competencies; effectively leads formations at squad and platoon levels in a variety of military and non-military mission context scenarios; effective at receiving and giving peer evaluations; committed and disciplined ethically, academically, physically and socially.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X; WRTG F211X, WRTG F212X, WRTG F213X or WRTG F214X; junior standing in MILS; permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 2 + 0

MILS F302      Applied Leadership in Small Unit Operations      (O)
4 Credits

Offered Spring

The MSL III Course produces a Cadet who possesses enhanced individual and collective skills including leader competencies; effectively leads formations at squad and platoon levels in a variety of military and non-military mission context scenarios; effective at receiving and giving peer evaluations; committed and disciplined ethically, academically, physically and socially.

Prerequisites: COJO F131X or COJO F141X; junior standing in MILS; permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 2 + 0

MILS F350      Leadership Development Assessment Course
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Five-week course structured to assess and develop the leadership capabilities of the cadet by using a variety of situations in a military environment.

Prerequisites: MILS F301; MILS F302; must be enrolled as an advanced course cadet; and have the recommendation of the Department Head.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

MILS F351      Cadet Troop Leadership Training
2 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Three- to five-week full-time leadership training and development, serving in leadership positions with the active Army. Application of leadership and management principles in real life junior officer situations/positions.

Prerequisites: MILS F101; MILS F350; must be enrolled as an advanced course cadet.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

MILS F401      The Army Officer      (s)
4 Credits

Offered Fall

Focuses on development of the Army Officer. It is an academically challenging course where you will develop knowledge, skills, and abilities to plan, resource, and assess training at the small unit level. Understand Army programs that support counseling subordinates and evaluating performance, values and ethics, career planning, and legal responsibilities.

Prerequisites: Senior standing in MILS and permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 2 + 0

MILS F402      Company Grade Leadership
4 Credits

Offered Spring

Focuses on development of the Army Officer. It is an academically challenging course where you will develop knowledge, skills, and abilities to plan, resource, and assess training at the small unit level. Understand Army programs that support counseling subordinates and evaluating performance, values and ethics, career planning, and legal responsibilities.

Prerequisites: Senior standing in MILS and permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 2 + 0

MILS F442      History of the American Military      (s)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

The military's place in American life and society from the Colonial era to the present. Role of the military institution in shaping the nature of American society while reflecting the character of the society it serves.

Prerequisites: HIST F275.

Cross-listed with HIST F442.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0