MILITARY SCIENCE (MS)

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

MS 101 Fundamental Concepts of Leadership 1(1-0)
Introduction to the fundamental components of leadership including values, leadership, and “life skills” (communications theory/practice, interpersonal relationships, and fitness). Field work required once a week. (F)

MS 102 Basic Leadership 1(1-0)
An introduction to leadership theory. Topics include critical thinking, problem solving, followership, group cohesion, goal setting, and feedback mechanisms. Field work required once a week. (S)

MS 201 Advanced Leadership 2(2-0)
Several communication and leadership topics are examined (written/oral communications, motivation, organizational culture, etc.). Includes a major leadership problem solving study. Field work required once a week. (F)

MS 202 Tactics and Officership 2(2-0)
The course focuses on the application of decision making and leadership and examines the roots of national and Army values/ethics. Field work required once a week. (S)

MS 301 Fundamentals of Military Leadership and Training I 3(3-0)
Advanced leadership instruction on motivation, the role/actions of leaders, and organizational communications. Field work required once a week and physical training required three times per week. Prerequisite: ROTC Basic Course Credit. (F)

MS 302 Fundamentals of Military Leadership and Training II 3 (3-0)
Instruction includes leader development, small unit operations, team development, and the Army as a career. Field work required once a week. Physical training required three times/week. Prerequisite: ROTC Basic Course Credit. (S)

MS 303 Advanced Camp 6(0-12)
Students are assigned to a unit, placed in leadership positions, and evaluated on how they work in that unit. Mandatory for Advanced Course ROTC students. Prerequisites: MS 301 and MS 302. (SS)

MS 401 Leadership, Management and Ethics 3(2-2)
Course covers coordinated staff activities, counseling theory and practice, training, ethics, and management. Field work required once a week. Physical training required three times per week. Prerequisite: ROTC Basic Course Credit. (F)

MS 402 Transition to Lieutenant 3(2-2)
Course covers legal/ethical leadership aspects, Army organization for operations, and administrative/logistics management at unit level. Field work once weekly. Physical training required three times per week. Prerequisite: ROTC Basis Course Credit. (S)

MS 485 Special Studies in Leadership 3(3-0)
Course for students participating in the Army ROTC Advanced Course that want to pursue further studies in military leadership and group dynamics. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: by arrangement with the professor of Military Science only. (F,S)