MS - MILITARY SCIENCE � ARMY ROTC

MS - 1010   THE MILITARY PROFESSION
[2 hour]  An introduction to the technical, professional, and personal ramifications of officership, with emphasis on the customs and role of the modern Army and Reserve Officers� Training Corps.

MS- 1020   INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP
[2 hour]  Introduction to the leadership and management principles practiced universally and in the changing battlefield environment.  Students develop and apply successful leadership skills and explore leadership, management, and decision making in the command environment.

MS- 1030  INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL FITNESS
[1 hour]  Course cross-listed as RCA 1010. Students participate in the U.S. Army�s physical fitness program three days each week.  The sessions including running, strength exercises, agility exercises, and organized sports.

MS- 1040  PHYSICAL FITNESS
[1 hour]  Course cross-listed as RCA 1010.  Students participate in the U.S. Army�s physical fitness program three days each week.  The sessions build upon the fitness level previously achieved.

MS- 2010   LEADERSHIP AND TACTICS
[3 hours]  A study of U.S. Army tactics at the small unit level, focusing on leadership roles of soldiers and tactical employment of equipment.

MS- 2020   LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
[3 hours]  An application of the fundamental skills of leadership and management in scenarios simulating a platoon environment.  The Army writing program is introduced and briefing techniques are practiced.

MS- 2030  PHYSICAL TRAINING I
[1 hour]  Students participate in physical training three times each week.  Students learn how to conduct and lead a military physical training session.

MS- 2040  PHYSICAL TRAINING II
[1 hour]  Students participate in physical training three times each week.  The sessions build upon the training level previously achieved.

MS- 2200   ROTC LEADERSHIP CAMP
[3 hours]  This training is a six week course in leadership management and interpersonal skills taught at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. The training compresses the Military Science 1000 and 2000-level courses. Camp graduates are eligible to enter the Army ROTC Advanced course. Prerequisite: Consent of the department

MS- 3010   SMALL UNIT TACTICS
[3 hours]  A study of military leadership principles, effective communications, and modern light infantry tactical doctrine.  Emphasis is placed on contemporary trends in leadership and management theory, and on military skills to prepare cadets for the successful completion of ROTC Advanced Camp.  Prerequisite: Consent of Department.

MS- 3020   SMALL UNIT LEADERSHIP
[3 hours]  An advanced study of individual and small unit leadership decision making at the platoon and company levels.  ROTC Advanced Camp preparation is further emphasized.  Prerequisite: Consent of Department

MS- 3030  PHYSICAL FITNESS PLANNING I
[1 hour]  Students design and implement weekly physical training sessions.  In addition, they learn how to supervise a group training session.  Co-requisite:  MS 3010

MS- 3040  PHYSICAL FITNESS PLANNING II
[1 hour]  Students design and implement weekly physical training sessions.  The sessions build upon the skill level previously achieved.  Co-requisite:  MS 3020

MS- 3600   AIRBORNE OPERATIONS
[1 hours]  Three weeks of intensive field training conducted at Ft. Benning, Georgia. Combines the study of military airborne operations, strenuous physical conditioning, military parachute techniques, and culminates with five parachute jumps from military aircraft. Prerequisite: Consent of the department

MS- 3700   CADET TROOP LEADERSHIP TRAINING (CTLT)
[2 hour]  Three weeks of practical experience serving as a platoon leader with U.S. Army soldiers. This training puts the student in leadership situations and allows them to practice and hone their leadership skills in a real world environment. Prerequisite: Consent of the department

MS- 3800   AIR ASSAULT OPERATIONS
[1 hour]  Two weeks of intensive field training conducted at an Army installation. Combines the study of Military Heliborne Operations, strenuous physical conditioning, and advanced rappelling. Culminates with 4 rappels from a military helicopter. Prerequisite: Consent of the department

MS- 3850   ARMY ROTC ADVANCED CAMP
[3 hours]  This is an intense five-week course conducted between the junior and senior year. This concentrated practical training provides an opportunity to evaluate the student�s application of academic knowledge over a myriad of leadership situations and tasks. Prerequisite: Consent of the department

MS- 4010   STAFF OPERATIONS
[3 hours]  An in-depth study of Army training and personnel management, administration, and logistics; with emphasis on the use of staff procedures and decision making. Army writing style and military briefing techniques are emphasized.  Prerequisite: Consent of Department.

MS- 4020   MILITARY LAW AND ETHICS
[3 hours]  A study of military law and the development of the present day military justice system.  A case study approach to understand the fundamental values and principles of conduct required of professional soldiers.  Prerequisite: Consent of Department

MS- 4030  ADVANCED PT PLANNING I
[1 hour]  Students design and implement a physical training program for the entire semester.  They supervise and critique implementation of the MS 3030 students� weekly training plans.  Co-requisite:  MS 4010

MS- 4040  ADVANCED PT PLANNING II
[1 hour]  Students design and implement a physical training program for the entire semester.  The sessions build upon the skill level previously achieved.  Co-requisite:  MS 4020

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