Courses

MILS 1001. Basic Introductory Course to Military Leadership I (Fa). 1 Hour.

Incorporates various outdoor field craft skills involving both classroom and outdoor instruction. Subjects include small group leadership, rappelling, basic map reading, water safety and first aid. Introduction to organization, values, ethics, personal development and the role of the Army. Classroom 1 hour per week. Lab 2 hours per week. Corequisite: Lab component.

MILS 1011. Introduction to Military Leadership II (Sp). 1 Hour.

Incorporates various outdoor field craft involving both classroom and outdoor instruction, intermediate map reading/orienteering, first aid and outdoor cold/hot weather survival skills. Introduction to small group leadership principles. Personal development, ethics, values and the 7 Army values and the role that the Army plays in today's society and world. Classroom 1 hour per week. Lab 2 hours per week. Corequisite: Lab component.

MILS 1101. Basic Marksmanship (Fa). 1 Hour.

Introduction to safe use of a rifle and practical application of rifle marksmanship. Course includes weapons safety, mechanics, capabilities, and fundamentals of marksmanship. Includes visit to fire at a local indoor rifle range. Materials and equipment furnished by Department of Military Science.

MILS 1211. Basic Outdoor Field Craft and Skills (Sp, Fa). 1 Hour.

Introduction to basic military survival skills and outdoor field craft. Subjects include cold/hot weather survival, water procurement methods, expedient field shelters, signaling, map reading and rappelling technique. Materials and equipment furnished by Department of Military Science. Classroom 2 hours per week.

MILS 2002. Leadership Development I (Fa). 2 Hours.

Continuation of basic skills presented in MILS 1001 and MILS 1011. Course focus is on small unit leadership, team building and management skills. Includes an introduction to small unit tactics. Students develop leadership foundations by leading discussions, developing and briefing operation plans using the military decision making model. Classroom 2 hours per week. Lab 1 hour per week. Corequisite: Lab component. Prerequisite: MILS 1001 and MILS 1011 or approval of Professor of Military Science.

MILS 2012. Leadership Development II (Sp). 2 Hours.

Continuation of leadership skills presented in MILS 2002. Course focus is on decision making process, time management, and leadership skills. Includes an introduction to military writing and basic tactics. Cadets continue training in land navigation, first aid, and outdoor field craft. Classroom 2 hours per week. Lab 1 hour per week. Corequisite: Lab component. Prerequisite: MILS 1001 and MILS 1011 or approval of Professor of Military Science.

MILS 2101. Advanced Rifle Marksmanship (Sp). 1 Hour.

Course to teach students the fundamentals of Advanced Rifle Marksmanship. Class is conducted once a week with topics including: Air rifle, small bore firing, advanced practical exercises of different shooting positions and marksmanship competition with other universities. Prerequisite: MILS 1101.

MILS 3004. Applied Leadership I (Fa). 4 Hours.

Development of managerial and leadership abilities, maximizing performance-oriented 'hands-on' training. Students learn advanced infantry tactics and demonstrate their leadership potential using this medium. Students are required to lead in drill and ceremony, physical training, and tactical infantry situations. The training is intended to prepare the student for the ROTC Advanced Camp experienced normally in the summer prior to the senior year or 4th year of ROTC. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours per week, plus 3 hours of physical training are conducted weekly. One weekend field training exercise is required per semester. Corequisite: Lab component. Prerequisite: Junior standing plus one of the following conditions: completion of ROTC basic camp, veteran status, or completion of basic training with any component of the U.S. Armed Forces. Students must also obtain consent from the MSIII Advisor and the Professor of Military Science.

MILS 3014. Applied Leadership II (Sp). 4 Hours.

Development of managerial and leadership abilities, maximizing performance-oriented 'hands-on' training. Students learn advanced infantry tactics and demonstrate their leadership potential using this medium. Students are required to lead in drill and ceremony, physical training, and tactical infantry situations. The training is intended to prepare the student for the ROTC Advanced Camp experienced normally in the summer prior to the senior year or 4th year of ROTC. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours per week, plus 3 hours of physical training are conducted weekly. One weekend field training exercise is required per semester. Corequisite: Lab component. Prerequisite: Junior standing plus one of the following conditions: completion of ROTC basic camp, veteran status, or completion of basic training with any component of the U.S. Armed Forces. Students must also obtain consent from the MSIII Advisor and the Professor of Military Science.

MILS 4001. Advanced Military Issues (Sp, Fa). 1 Hour.

Individual study for advanced undergraduates. Students will research, write a paper, and give an oral presentation of a current military issue. Prerequisite: PMS approval.

MILS 4004. Advanced Leadership I (Fa). 4 Hours.

The study of various military organizations and their role in military operations. Discussion of command and staff management in military organizations, executive responsibility of Army commissioned officers, service customs, courtesies, and traditions. The senior year includes the study of personnel management, professional ethics, the military justice system, and the Army's training and maintenance management system. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours, physical training 3 hours per week. MS IV cadets plan and participate in 1 field training exercise per semester. Corequisite: Lab component. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MS III course work (MILS 3004 and MILS 3014).

MILS 4011. Advanced Military Correspondence (Sp, Fa). 1 Hour.

Practicum for advanced undergraduates. Students submit prepared military correspondence projects written in the military style using military forms and formats. Prerequisite: PMS approval.

MILS 4014. Advanced Leadership II (Sp). 4 Hours.

The study of various military organizations and their role in military operations. Discussion of command and staff management in military organizations, executive responsibility of Army commissioned officers, service customs, courtesies, and traditions. The senior year includes the study of personnel management, professional ethics, the military justice system, and the Army's training and maintenance management system. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours, physical training 3 hours per week. MS IV cadets plan and participate in 1 field training exercise per semester. Corequisite: Lab component. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MS III course work.