Courses

MILS 1001. Introduction to the Army. 1 Hour.

This course focuses on small group leadership and introducing the student to the Army as an organization. Students learn time management, drill and ceremony, military customs and courtesies, basic map reading, water safety and first aid. Introduction to the organization, values, ethics, personal development and the role of the Army. Classroom 1 hour per week. Lab 2 hours per week. Corequisite: Lab component. (Typically offered: Fall)

MILS 1011. Foundations of Agile and Adaptive Leadership. 1 Hour.

Continuation of MILS 1001. Topics include the Army Profession and what it means to be a professional in the U.S. Army, the Army Leadership Requirements Model, intermediate map reading/orienteering, and basic field craft. Classroom 1 hour per week. Lab 2 hours per week. Corequisite: Lab component. (Typically offered: Spring)

MILS 1101. Basic Marksmanship. 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. (Typically offered: Fall)

MILS 2002. Leadership and Decision Making. 2 Hours.

This course focuses on basic Army leadership doctrine and develops the student's skills by introducing them to small unit tactics. Students learn to apply critical thinking and problem solving by using Troop Leading Procedures (TLP). Additional topics include the value of diversity, understanding the officer`s role in leading change, management skills, and the fundamentals of the Army as a profession. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours per week. Corequisite: Lab component. Prerequisite: MILS 1001 and MILS 1011 or departmental consent. (Typically offered: Fall)

MILS 2012. Army Doctrine and Team Development. 2 Hours.

Continuation of MILS 2002. Topics include Troop Leading Procedures (TLP), time management, military writing, and basic tactics. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours per week. Corequisite: Lab component. Prerequisite: MILS 1001, MILS 1011, and MILS 2002 or departmental consent. (Typically offered: Spring)

MILS 2101. Advanced Rifle Marksmanship. 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. (Typically offered: Spring)

MILS 3004. Applied Leadership I. 4 Hours.

This course focuses on the development of managerial and leadership abilities and the practical application of these skills during '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 situations. This course prepares the student to excel at the ROTC Advanced Camp (normally attended during the summer between the junior and senior year). One 48 hour weekend field training exercise is required per semester. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours, physical training 3 hours (conducted Tuesday - Thursday) per week. Corequisite: Lab component. Prerequisite: Departmental consent and (MILS 1001, MILS 1011, MILS 2002, and MILS 2012; or completion of Army ROTC Basic Camp; or completion of basic training with any component of the U.S. Armed Forces). (Typically offered: Fall)

MILS 3014. Applied Leadership II. 4 Hours.

Continuation of MILS 3004. This course prepares the student to excel at the ROTC Advanced Camp (normally attended during the summer between the junior and senior year). Requirements include one 48 hour weekend field training exercise per semester. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours, physical training 3 hours (conducted Tuesday - Thursday) per week. Corequisite: Lab component. Prerequisite: Departmental consent and MILS 1001, MILS 1011, MILS 2002, MILS 2012 and MILS 3004; or completion of Army ROTC Basic Camp; or completion of basic training with any component of the U.S. Armed Forces. (Typically offered: Spring)

MILS 4001. Advanced Military Issues. 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. (Typically offered: Fall and Spring)

MILS 4004. Advanced Leadership I. 4 Hours.

This course focuses on 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. This course prepares students to assume responsibilities as a commissioned officer upon graduation. One 48 hour weekend field training exercise is required per semester. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours, physical training 3 hours (conducted Tuesday - Thursday) per week. Corequisite: Lab component. Prerequisite: Departmental consent and MILS 3004 and MILS 3014. (Typically offered: Fall)

MILS 4011. Advanced Military Correspondence. 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. (Typically offered: Fall and Spring)

MILS 4014. Advanced Leadership II. 4 Hours.

Continuation of MILS 4004. This course prepares students to assume responsibilities as a commissioned officer upon graduation. One 48 hour weekend field training exercise is required per semester. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours, physical training 3 hours (conducted Tuesday - Thursday) per week. Corequisite: Lab component. Prerequisite: Departmental consent and MILS 3004, MILS 3014 and MILS 4004. (Typically offered: Spring)

MILS 6004. Advanced Leadership I Graduate. 4 Hours.

This course focuses on 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. This year includes the study of personnel management, professional ethics, the military justice system, and the Army's training and maintenance management system. This course prepares students to assume responsibilities as a commissioned officer upon graduation. One 48 hour weekend field training exercise is required per semester. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours, physical training 3 hours (conducted Tuesday - Thursday) per week. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, departmental consent, and MILS 3004 and MILS 3014. Corequisite: Lab component. (Typically offered: Fall)