Military Science (MILS)

101 Introduction to Military Science (3 - Fall) A study of the historical and current role of the Army and leadership skills at the small unit level with emphasis on teambuilding. Includes an introduction to the fundamentals of marksmanship and weapons safety. Also provides confidence building challenges and basic rappelling techniques. Three hours lecture/lab. Prerequisite for entry into advanced program unless waived by the PMS.

102 Introduction to Military Science (3 - Spring) A continuation of MilS 101 with emphasis on national defense, equipment modernization issues, and leadership development. Covers related soldier skills, first aid, and principles of land navigation. Course progresses into intermediate marksmanship and rappelling techniques. Three hour lecture/lab. Prerequisite for entry into advanced program unless waived by the PMS.

201 Intermediate Military Science (3 - Fall) Development of leadership and management skills through small unit and group interaction. Leadership and problem solving skills are stressed as the student is introduced to advanced marksmanship, rappelling techniques, and basic soldier skills. Three hours lecture/lab. Prerequisite for entry into the advanced program unless waived by the PMS.

202 Intermediate Military Science (3 - Spring) Students are instructed in skills fundamental to the military profession and serving as a basis for future military training. Students are introduced to military leadership and problem solving exercises. Students will be taught various military skills and advanced rappelling. Three hours lecture/lab. Prerequisite for entry into the advanced program unless waived by the PMS.

291 Camp Challenge (1-6 - Fall & Spring) Training is normally taken during the summer between the second and third years by those students who have not completed the required basic military science courses for advanced course enrollment. Training is conducted at a designated U.S Army installation and provides the cadets with practical experience in leadership, small unit tactics, weapons, drill, and communications under field condition. The student must register for this course following successful camp completion in order to receive the appropriate credit. A grade of pass/fail will be awarded. Prereq: Approval of the Professor of Military Science.

301-302 Military Science lll (4, 4 - Fall, Spring) Land navigation, leadership, tactics and war games, communications, drill and ceremonies, physical training (PT), branches of the Army, principles and law of war, field training exercises, and preparation for ROTC Advanced Camp. Two 75-minute lectures, one two-hour lab, and 3 hours PT.

310 American Military History (3 - Spring) American military history from the American Revolution to the present. Evaluation of significant battles from the viewpoints of the participants, their resources, decision-making techniques, and the nine principles of war. Discussion of all of America’s wars. Emphasis on the Civil War, World War I, World War ll, Korea, and Vietnam. (Same as HIST 310)

401-402 Military Science IV (4, 4 - Fall, Spring) Training management, military teaching principles, military correspondence, military justice, personnel management, ethics and professionalism, logistics, field training operations, and service orientation in preparation for active or reserve forces duty. Two 75-minute lectures, one two-hour lab, and 3 hours PT.

421 Contemporary Developments in the U.S. Army (3 - Fall & Spring) A survey of current programs and issues affecting readiness of the Total Army today. Included are mobilization and deployment of reserve component forces, force modernization airland battle and combined arms operations. Student presentations on selected subjects. Non-ROTC students accepted with consent of the PMS. Three hours lecture/conference.

491 Camp All-American (3 - Fall & Spring) Training program taken during the summer between the MS III and MS IV years. Training is required by all contracted cadets seeking enrollment as an MS IV student. The student must register for this course following successful completion of camp in order to receive the appropriate credit A grade of pass/fail will be awarded. Prereq: Approval of the PMS.

 



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