Army ROTC – MLS

MSL 101 – Foundations of Officership (2)

Increases self-confidence through team study and activities in basic drill, physical fitness, rappelling, leadership reaction course, first aid, making presentations, and basic marksmanship. Also presented are fundamental concepts of leadership in a profession in both classroom and outdoor laboratory environments. Corequisite: MSL 101L. (2 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

MSL 101L – Foundations of Officership Lab (1)

Provides students with hands-on experience to supplement and reinforce classroom instruction. Subjects addressed include drill and ceremonies, physical fitness training, marksmanship, first aid, rappelling and basic mountaineering skills. Off-campus activities reinforce course work. Corequisite: MSL 101. (1 credit hour) Offered every Fall semester.

MSL 102 – Basic Leadership (2)

Reinforces self-confidence through participation in physically and mentally challenging exercise with upper-division students. Develops communication skill to improve individual performance and group interaction. Relate organizational ethical values to the effectiveness of a leader. Corequisite: MSL 102L. (2 credit hours) Optional for non-Army ROTC cadets. Offered every Spring semester.

MSL 102L – Basic Leadership Lab (1)

Provides students with hands-on experience to supplement and reinforce classroom instruction. Subjects addressed include drill and ceremonies, physical fitness training, marksmanship, first aid, rappelling and basic mountaineering skills. Off campus activities reinforce course work. Corequisite: MSL 102. (1 credit hour) Offered every Spring semester.

MSL 120 – Army Physical Fitness Training

Required physical training for organizational leadership minors. (0 credits) Offered every semester.

MSL 201 – Individual Leadership Skills (2)

Teaches and apply ethics-based leadership skills that develop individual abilities and contribute to the building of effective teams of people. Develops skills in oral presentations, concise writing, event planning, coordination of group efforts, advanced first aid, land navigation, and basic military tactics. Teaches fundamentals of ROTC’s leadership assessment program. Corequisite: MSL 201L. (2 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

MSL 201L – Individual Leadership Skills Lab (1)

Students will develop leadership and management skills by being given opportunity to perform duties in various leadership positions. Emphasis is placed on development of leadership and managerial skills as well as various survival skills. Course is supplemented with instruction on use of a lensatic compass and a topographic map. Off-campus activities reinforce course work. Corequisites: MSL 201. (1 credit hour) Offered every Fall semester.

MSL 202 – Leadership and Teamwork (2)

Introduction to individual and team aspects of military tactics in small unit operations. Includes use of radio communications, making safety assessments, movement techniques, planning for team safety and security and methods of pre-execution checks. Practical exercises with upper division ROTC students. Teaches techniques for training others as an aspect of continued leadership development. Corequisite: MSL 202L. (2 credit hours) Optional for non- Army ROTC cadets. Offered every Spring semester.

MSL 202L – Leadership and Teamwork Lab (1)

Students are provided opportunity to reinforce classroom leadership and management training with practical experience. Students will also receive training in small unit tactic and use of the m-16 rifle. Off-campus activities reinforce course work. Corequisite: MSL 202. (1 credit hour) Offered every Spring semester.

MSL 299 – ROTC Leadership Internship (LTC) (3)

The mission of ROTC Basic Camp is to serve as an alternative for the first two (2) years of on-campus ROTC enrollment. Basic Camp offers students who did not take ROTC courses during their first two (2) years of school the opportunity to enroll in ROTC at the start of their junior year. Basic Camp is a four-week training period in which the student undergoes basic military training within a regular Army environment. Instruction consists of both classroom instruction and practical exercises along with considerable field training. All students are closely supervised and carefully evaluated by military officers. Students pursuing academic credit are required to complete additional academic requirements. Processing fee. (3 credit hours) Offered as needed.

MSL 301 – Leadership and Problem Solving (2)

Offers a series of practical opportunities to lead small groups, receive personal assessments and encouragement, and lead again in situations of increasing complexity. Uses small unit tactics and opportunities to plan and conduct training for lower division students both to develop such skills and as a vehicle for practicing leadership. Corequisite: MSL 301L. (2 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

MSL 301L – Leadership and Problem Solving Lab (1)

Provides students with practical experience to supplement and reinforce classroom instruction. Subjects include drill and ceremonies, physical training instruction techniques, and leadership, which will complement the students’ preparation for ROTC advanced camp. Off-campus training is required. Corequisite: MSL 301. (1 credit hour) Offered every Fall semester.

MSL 302 – Leadership and Ethics (2)

Continues methodology of MSL 301. Analyze tasks and prepare written or oral guidance for team members to accomplish tasks. Delegate tasks and supervise. Plan for and adapt to the unexpected in organizations under stress. Examine and apply lessons from leadership case studies. Examine importance of ethical decision-making in setting a positive climate that enhances team performance. Prerequisites: MSL 301 and Corequisite: MSL 302L. (2 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

MSL 302L – Leadership and Ethics Lab (1)

Provides students with additional training in land navigation, drill and ceremonies, physical training, instruction techniques and leadership, which will complement the students’ preparation for ROTC advanced camp. Off-campus training is required. Corequisite: MSL 302. (1 credit hour) Offered every Spring semester.

MSL 401 – Leadership and Management (2)

Introduces formal management skills including problem analysis; planning techniques; and delegation and control of activities. Provides an understanding of command and staff organization used in the modern army and creating a forum for discussing professional and ethical decisions faced by commissioned officers. Corequisites: MSL 401L. (2 credit hours) Offered every Fall semester.

MSL 401L – Leadership and Management Lab (1)

Provides practical experience supplementing and reinforcing classroom instruction, including drill and ceremonies, physical fitness training, instruction techniques, and operation of the cadet battalion. Off campus training is required. Corequisites: MSL 401. (1 credit hour) Offered every Fall semester.

MSL 402 – Ethical Decision Making for Leaders/ Officership (2)

Provides information for transition to active or reserve commissioned service, developing administrative controls essential in managing a military organization, introducing the management of financial and personal affairs, and allowing time for discussion and analysis of the ethical decision-making process. Corequisites: MSL 402L. (2 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

MSL 402L – Ethical Decision Making for Leaders/ Officership Lab (1)

Provides practical experience supplementing and reinforcing classroom instruction, including drill and ceremonies, physical fitness training, instructional techniques, small unit leadership, and familiarization with duties of commissioned officers. Off campus training is required. Corequisites: MSL 402. (1 credit hour) Offered every Spring semester.

MSL 489 – Advanced Leadership Internship (LDAC for ROTC) (3)

Contracted ROTC Advanced Course Cadets will attend a four-week intensified military training phase at Ft. Lewis, Washington, which will provide both classroom and practical experience in the military and leadership skills required by a commissioned officer. Students pursuing academic credit are required to complete additional academic requirements. (0-3 credit hours) Offered as needed.

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