Military Science (MSCI)

MSCI 101 Basic Leadership I Laboratory/Practicum

Provides hands-on experience to reinforce leadership fundamentals, while emphasizing increased awareness of and proficiency in military skills.

Course usually offered in fall term

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 110 Basic Leadership I Lecture required.

Activity: Laboratory

0 Course Units

Notes: 1 h. No credit, or as awarded by cross-enrolled schools

MSCI 102 Basic Leadership I Laboratory/Practicum

Provides hands-on experience to reinforce leadership fundamentals, while emphasizing increased awareness of and proficiency in military skills.

Course usually offered in spring term

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 120 Basic Leadership I Lecture required.

Activity: Laboratory

0 Course Units

Notes: 1 h. No credit, or as awarded by cross-enrolled schools

MSCI 110 Leadership and Personal Development

Introduces students/cadets to the personal challenges and competencies that are critical for effective leadership. Focus is placed on developing basic knowledge and comprehension of the U.S. Army's Leadership Dimensions while gaining a "big picture" understanding of the Army ROTC program, its purpose in the U.S. Army and our nation, and its advantages for the student. Classes are conducted for one hour once each week.

Course usually offered in fall term

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 101 Basic Leadership I Lab required.

Activity: Lecture

1 Course Unit

Notes: 1.00 CU - Credit excluded from full-time calculation.

MSCI 120 Foundations In Leadership

Reviews leadership fundamentals such as setting direction, problem solving, listening, presenting briefs, providing feedback and using effective writing skills. Students/cadets are also exposed to key fundamentals of skills required to be successful as an MS II cadet; namely military map reading and land navigation, and small unit operations/leadership drills.

Course usually offered in spring term

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 102 Basic Leadership I Lab required.

Activity: Lecture

1 Course Unit

Notes: 1.00 CU - Credit excluded from full-time calculation.

MSCI 201 Basic Leadership 2 Laboratory/Practicum

Provides hands-on experience to reinforce leadership fundamentals, while emphasizing increased awareness of and proficiency in military skills.

Course usually offered in fall term

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 210 Basic Leadership 2 Lecture required.

Activity: Laboratory

0 Course Units

Notes: 2 h. No credit, or as awarded by cross-enrolled schools.

MSCI 202 Basic Leadership Laboratory/Practicum

Provides hands-on experience to reinforce leadership fundamentals, while emphasizing increased awareness of and proficiency in military skills. Basic Course Leadership Laboratory. 2h. Open only to (and required of) students in the assoicated Military Science course. Series, with different roles for students at different levels in the program. Learn and practice basic skills. Gain insight into Advanced Course in order to make an informed decision whether to apply for it. Build self-confidence and team-building leadership skills that can be applied throught life.

Course usually offered in spring term

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 202 Leadership I Lecture required.

Activity: Laboratory

0 Course Units

Notes: 2 h. No credit, or as awarded by cross-enrolled schools

MSCI 210 Innovative Tactical Leadership

Explores the dimensions of creative and innovative tactical leadership strategies and styles by studying historical case studies and engaging in interactive student exercises. Focus is on continued development of the knowledge of leadership values and attributes through an understanding of rank, uniform, customs and courtesies.

Course usually offered in fall term

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 201 Basic Leadership 2 Laboratory required.

Activity: Lecture

1 Course Unit

Notes: 1.00 CU - Credit excluded from full-time calculation.

MSCI 220 Leadership In Changing Environments

Examines the challenges of leading in complex contemporary operational environments. Students/cadets are exposed to more complex land navigation/map reading tasks, as well as more advanced small unit operations/leadership drills. Cadets develop greater self awareness as they practice communication and team building skills.

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 202 Leadership I Lab required.

Activity: Lecture

1 Course Unit

Notes: 1.00 CU - Credit excluded from full-time calculation.

MSCI 301 Leadership Laboratory/Practicum 3

Provides hands-on experience to reinforce leadership fundamentals, while emphasizing increased awareness of and proficiency in military skills.

Course usually offered in fall term

Prerequisites: Completion of MSCI 100 and 200 level courses.

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 310 Basic Leadership 3 Lecture required.

Activity: Laboratory

0 Course Units

Notes: 2.5 hours. No credit, or as awarded by cross-enrolled schools.

MSCI 302 Leadership Laboratory/Practicum

Provides hands-on experience to reinforce leadership fundamentals, while emphasizing increased awareness of and proficiency in military skills. ROTC Advanced Camp. A six-week camp conducted at an Army post. Only openn to (and required of) students who have completed MS 301 and 302. The student receives pay. Travel, lodging and most meal cost are defrayed by the US Army. The Advanced Camp environment is highly structured and demanding, stressing leadership at small unit levels under varying, challenging conditions. Individual leadership and basic skills performance are evaluated throughout thecamp. The leaders and skills evaluations at the camp weigh heavily in the subsequent selection process that determines the type commission and job opportunities given to the student upon graduation from ROTC and the university

Course usually offered in spring term

Prerequisites: Completion of MSCI 100 and 200 level courses.

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 320 Basic Leadership 3 Lecture required.

Activity: Laboratory

0 Course Units

Notes: 2.5 hours. No credit, or awarded by cross-enrolled schools.

MSCI 310 Leadership in Contact

Uses increasingly intense situational leadership challenges to build cadet awareness and skills in leading small units. Skills in decision-making, persuading, and motivating team members when "in combat" are explored, evaluated, and developed.

Prerequisites: Completion of MSCI 100 and 200 level courses.

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 301 Leadership 3 Lab required.

Activity: Lecture

2 Course Units

Notes: 1.00 CU - Credit excluded from full-time calculation.

MSCI 320 Complex Team Leadership Issues

Challenges cadets with more complex leadership issues to further develop, practice, and evaluate adaptive leadership. Cadets continue to analyze and evaluate their own leadership values, attributes, skills and actions in preparation for the Leadership Development and Assessment Course (LDAC). Primary attention is given to preparation for LDAC and the development of both tactical skills and leadership qualities.

Course usually offered in spring term

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 302 Leadership I Lab required.

Activity: Lecture

1 Course Unit

Notes: 1.00 CU - Credit excluded from full-time calculation.

MSCI 401 Leadership Laboratory/Practicum 4

Provides hands-on experience to reinforce leadership fundamentals, while emphasizing increased awareness of and proficiency in military skills.

Course usually offered in fall term

Prerequisites: Completion of MSCI 100, 200 and 300 level courses.

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 410 Leadership 4 Lecture required.

Activity: Laboratory

0 Course Units

Notes: 1.00 CU - credit excluded from full-time calculation.

MSCI 402 Leadership Laboratory/Practicum

Provides hands-on experience to reinforce leadership fundamentals, while emphasizing increased awareness of and proficiency in military skills. Advance Course Leadership Laboratories. 2h. Open only to students in the associated Military Science course. Series, with different roles for students at different levels in the program. Involves leadership responsibilities for the planning, coordination, execution and evaluation of various training and activities with Basic Course students and for the ROTC program as a whole. Students develop, practice and refine leadership skills by serving and being evaluated in a variety of resposible positions.

Course usually offered in spring term

Prerequisites: Completion of MSCI 100, 200 and 300 level courses.

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 420 Basic Leadership 4 Lecture required.

Activity: Laboratory

0 Course Units

Notes: 2.5 hours. No credit, or as awarded by cross-enrolled schools.

MSCI 410 Developing Adaptive Leaders

Develops cadet proficiency in planning, executing, and assessing complex operations, functioning as a member of a staff, and providing leadership performance feedback to subordinates. Cadets are given situational opportunities to assess risk, make ethical decisions, and provide coaching to fellow ROTC cadets.

Course usually offered in fall term

Prerequisites: Completion of MSCI 100, 200 and 300 level courses.

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 401 Leadership 4 Lab required.

Activity: Lecture

1 Course Unit

Notes: 1.00 CU - credit excluded from full-time calculation.

MSCI 420 Leadership in the Contemporary Operating Environment of the 21st Century

Explores the dynamics of leading in the complex situations of current military operations. Cadets examine differences in customs and courtesies, military law, principles of war, and rules of engagement in the face of international terrorism. Aspects of interacting with non-government organizations, civilians on the battlefield, and host nation support are examined and evaluated.

Prerequisites: Completion of MSCI 100, 200 and 300 level courses.

Corequisites: Enrollment in MSCI 402 Leadership I Lab required.

Activity: Lecture

2 Course Units

Notes: 1.00 CU - Credit excluded from full-time calculation.