2019-20 Catalog

Military Science (MIL)

Courses

MIL 010 Introduction to the Army 1 Credit

The overall focus is on developing basic knowledge and comprehension of the Army Leadership Requirements Model while gaining a complete understanding of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program, its purpose in the Army, and its advantages for the student.

MIL 011 Foundations of Agile and Adaptive Leadership 1 Credit

Cadets learn how the personal development of life skills such as critical thinking, time management, goal setting, and communication. Cadets learn the basics of the communications process and the importance for leaders to develop the essential skills to effectively communicate in the Army.

MIL 015 Foundations Of Officership 0,1 Credits

The American Army as an institution, its roots, history, customs and traditions and philosophy of leadership. Emphasis on development and role of a professional officer corps. Includes leadership laboratory.

MIL 016 Basic Leadership 1 Credit

Role of individual and leader within the group, leadership skills and characteristics. Emphasis on problem solving and application. Includes laboratory and FTX.

MIL 020 Leadership and Decision Making 2 Credits

The course adds depth to the Cadets' understanding of the Adaptability Army Learning Area. The outcomes are demonstrated through Critical and Creative Thinking and the ability to apply Troop Leading Procedures (TLP) to apply Innovative Solutions to Problems.
Prerequisites: MIL 010 and MIL 011

MIL 021 Army Doctrine and Team Development 2 Credits

The course begins the journey to understand and demonstrate competencies as they relate to Army doctrine. Army Values, Teamwork, and Warrior Ethos and their relationship to the Law of Land Warfare and philosophy of military service are also stressed.
Prerequisites: MIL 010 and MIL 011 and MIL 020

MIL 023 Individual Leadership Studies 0-2 Credits

Maps as tools in basic terrain analysis and as navigational aids and introduction to small unit tactics. Emphasis on application and field exercises at individual and small group levels. Includes leadership laboratory and FTX.

MIL 024 Leadership and Teamwork 2 Credits

Contemporary theories, traits and principles and small unit tactics development. Leadership philosophies, communications, leader-follower relationships, and leadership problem-solving. Leadership simulations. Includes leadership laboratory and FTX.

MIL 101 Adaptive Team Leadership I 0,3 Credits

Essential junior officer skills: advanced land navigation, principles of war, small unit tactical planning, tactics and techniques of the soldier, team leading techniques, oral communications and trainer skills. Emphasizes application and field experience. Includes leadership laboratory and FTX. Consent of department chair required.

MIL 102 Adaptive Team Leadership II 3 Credits

Critical examination of leadership qualities, traits and principles with emphasis on military environment. Self, peer, and instructor leadership evaluation. Advanced military skills reinforced. Includes leadership laboratory and FTX. Consent of department chair required.

MIL 113 Developing Adaptive Leaders 0,3 Credits

Role, authority and responsibility of military commanders and staff in personnel, logistics and training management. Staff procedures, problem solving, training methods and oral and written communications skills used in military organizations. Includes leadership laboratory and FTX. Consent of department chair required.

MIL 114 Leadership in a Complex World 3 Credits

Development of the Profession of Arms, its fundamental values and institutions. Ethical responsibilities of military professionals in contemporary American society. Just war theory, international law of war, and American military law. Also covered are current topics to assist cadets in making the transition to the officer corps and service on active duty or in the reserve forces. Includes leadership laboratory and FTX. Consent of department chair required.

MIL 118 Special Topics for Army Officer 1 Credit

MIL 201 Training Management and the Warfighting Functions 3 Credits

It is an academically challenging course where you will study, practice, and apply the fundamentals of Training Management and how the Army operates through the Warfighting functions.
Prerequisites: MIL 010 and MIL 011 and MIL 020 and MIL 021

MIL 202 Applied Leadership in Small Unit Operations 3 Credits

It is an academically challenging course where you will study, practice, and apply the fundamentals of direct level leadership and small unit tactics at the platoon level. At the conclusion of this course, you will be capable of planning, coordinating, navigating, motivating and leading a platoon in the execution of a mission.
Prerequisites: MIL 201

MIL 300 Apprentice Teaching 3 Credits

MIL 301 The Army Officer 3 Credits

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.
Prerequisites: MIL 202

MIL 302 Company Grade Leadership 3 Credits

An academically challenging course where you will develop knowledge, skills, and abilities required of junior officers pertaining to the Army in Unified Land Operations and Company Grade Officer roles and responsibilities.
Prerequisites: MIL 301