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Credits2
Lecture
Fall
MIL SCI-211

Leadership and Military Science I

An introductory course designed to orient the student to the ROTC program and to familiarize the student with the fundamentals of various military skills including rappelling, land navigation, first aid and weapon and equipment orientation. Additionally the curriculum emphasizes customs and traditions of the military, stress management, goal setting, physical fitness and history of ROTC. Leadership Students have an option to participate in a survival Field Training Exercise that includes a ride in military helicopter, rappelling from a 60 foot tower, land navigation and field survival skills. Leadership Laboratory required, Physical Fitness session optional.

    Credits2
    Lecture
    Spring
    MIL SCI-212

    Leadership and Military Science II

    Further development of leadership skills and the orientation of the ROTC program. Curriculum focuses primarily on communication skills, leadership traits and behaviors, and basic combat tactics. Additionally, advanced land navigation skills and basic rifle marksmanship skills are taught. Students have the opportunity to attend a Field Training Exercise that includes advanced land navigation skills, live M16 rifle firing and a helicopter ride to Neenah Middle School. Leadership Lab Required, Physical Fitness session optional.

      Credits3
      Lecture
      Fall
      MIL SCI-221

      Basic Leadership and Management I

      Familiarize the student with leadership traits, analysis and styles; effective communication, introduction to problem solving and the Army Troop Leading Procedures, principles of warfare, the Army Value System and Terrorism Awareness. . Students have an option to participate in a survival Field Training Exercise that includes a ride in military helicopter, rappelling from a 60 foot tower, land navigation and field survival skills. Leadership Laboratory required, Physical Fitness session optional.

      Prerequisites
      P: Mil Sci 211 and 212.
        Credits3
        Lecture
        Spring
        MIL SCI-222

        Basic Leadership and Management II

        Familiarize students with Army Troop Leading Procedures, problem solving, Map Reading and Orienteering, Infantry Battle Drills, and the Army Orders Process. Students have the opportunity to attend a Field Training Exercise that includes advanced land navigation skills, live M16 rifle firing and a helicopter ride to Neenah Middle School. Leadership Lab Required, Physical Fitness session optional.

        Prerequisites
        P: Mil Sci 211 and 212.
          Credits4
          Lecture
          Fall
          MIL SCI-431

          Advanced Leadership and Management I

          The objective of this course is to present instruction in, and practical applications of, the principles and techniques of leadership and management by identifying and illustrating effective leadership traits. Provides an insight into factors affecting behavior, and an opportunity for application of leadership and management techniques. An introduction to the basics of military justice and supply management.

          Prerequisites
          P: Mil Sci 211, 212, 221 and 222.
            Credits4
            Lecture
            Spring
            MIL SCI-432

            Advanced Leadership and Management II

            The objectives of this course are: 1) to stress the leadership role in directing and coordinating individual and military team efforts in the execution of offensive and defensive missions; 2) to familiarize the student with the roles of the various branches in the overall mission of the Army and their functions in support of forces; 3) to teach the principles of command and control, leadership techniques, and communications systems used in the tactical employment of small units. Leadership laboratory required and includes a weekend field trip.

            Prerequisites
            P: Mil Sci 211, 212, 221 and 222.
              Credits4
              Lecture
              Fall
              MIL SCI-441

              Applied Leadership and Management I

              The objectives of this course are: 1) to give an overview of Army organization; 2) to give an introduction to the duties of the staff, emphasizing staff estimates and reports, military intelligence, staff planning, operations, and staff recommendation; 3) further study in command, decision-making, command and control; 4) introduction and study of ethics and the military profession. Leadership laboratory required and includes a weekend field trip.

              Prerequisites
              P: Mil Sci 431 and 432.
                Credits4
                Lecture
                Spring
                MIL SCI-442

                Applied Leadership and Management II

                The objectives of the course are: 1) to introduce the student to military law and administration; 2) continue the study of organization leadership; 3) introduce students to military protocol; 4) provide a field and social environment for students to exercise military tactical training and social courtesies. Leadership laboratory required includes a weekend field trip.

                Prerequisites
                P: Mil Sci 431 and 432.