Military Science (MS)
1. U.S. Defense Establishment (1)
Nature of conflict and war; international power factors and balance of power concepts; organization and functions of the U.S. Defense Establishment; roles of the military departments.
2. Survival Training (1)
Survival techniques in a field environment; major emphasis on plant and animal foods, first aid procedures, mountaineering, field crafts, and survival swimming. (Five 3-hour field trips.)
11. General Military Skills (2)
Basic rope work to include knots and rappelling, basics of orienteering and land navigation, basic marksmanship and military briefings.
12. Basic Leadership and Management (2)
Principles of leadership; principles of resource management; group goal attainment focusing on leader, group, and situational needs.
13. ROTC Basic Camp (3)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. A six-week training program during the summer. This course is a "no obligation" look at the U.S. Army's basic leadership skills and training overview. Training is held and pay provided at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
131. Advanced Leadership and Management (3)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Personnel management problems and techniques of motivation as applied to a military environment; techniques and methods of instruction; application of basic military skills; military law.
132. Small Unit Leadership (3)
Prerequisite: M S 131 or permission of instructor. Principles of tactics and operations; organization of small units and their employment; field orders and instructions; small unit leadership techniques.
133. ROTC Advanced Camp (3)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. A six-week summer camp conducted at Fort Lewis, Washington. Topics include familiarization with U.S. Army weapons systems, military skills, confidence training, light infantry tactics, and leadership and management techniques.
134. Leadership Laboratory (1; max total 4)
Practical work to augment classroom instruction. Weekly morning laboratories plus one field trip each semester. Attendance at all functions is voluntary, but lack of participation will adversely affect grades. Must be taken each semester a student is enrolled in Advanced Course.
141. Ethics and Military Professionalism (3)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Military Professional Ethics, Military Justice, Command and Staff Functions, Mission and Organization of the U.S. Army and Military Correspondence.
192. Directed Reading in Selected Military Topics (3)
Prerequisites: M S 131, 132, 141 and permission of instructor. Directed reading in military history and/or the role of the army in the formulation of national policy in consultation with a faculty adviser. Requires a substantial writing requirement.
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