Military Science (ROTC)

ROTC 1211  Ranger Challenge Laboratory  2 SCH  (1-2)  

Practical leadership and teamwork training in rappelling, rope bridges, weapons firing, map reading and land navigation, water safety, patrolling and other ranger skills. Includes a weekend field trip where the techniques learned will be applied to competitive events. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: approval of the Professor of Military Science.

ROTC 1303  Markmanship and Basic Mil Sci  3 SCH  (2-2)  

Basic techniques of rifle and pistol marksmanship with practical experience on indoor range, plus an orientation in basic military science. Includes a leadership laboratory and a weekend field trip.

ROTC 1304  Wild Surv and Basic Mil Sci  3 SCH  (2-2)  

Designed to build individual confidence through development of survival skills and participation in adventure training. Stresses map reading, rappelling, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and fundamental military science skills. Includes a leadership laboratory and a weekend field trip.

ROTC 1305  Leadership and Development  3 SCH  (2-2)  

Personal challenges and competencies that are critical for effective leadership. How the personal development of life skills such as time management, physical fitness, and stress management relates to leadership, officership and Army operations.

ROTC 1306  Intro Tactical Leadership  3 SCH  (2-2)  

Leadership fundamentals such as setting direction, problem solving, listening, presenting briefs, providing feedback, and using effective writing skills. Leadership values, attributes, skills, and actions in the context of practical, hands-on and interactive exercises.

ROTC 2303  Leadrship and Intermed Mil Sci  3 SCH  (2-2)  

An application of leadership principles and intermediate military skills, with emphasis on individual and squad level tactics, advanced land navigation and first aid techniques. Stresses physical fitness and provides adventure training. Includes a leadership laboratory. Prerequisites: ROTC 1303 and 1304 or approval of Professor of Military Science.

ROTC 2304  Leadrship and Intermed Mil Sci  3 SCH  (2-2)  

A continuation of the application of leadership principles and intermediate military skills. Management and motivational techniques are studied through placement of students in positions of small unit leadership. Stresses physical fitness and provides adventure training in leadership positions. Includes a leadership laboratory. Prerequisite: ROTC 1303, ROTC 1304

ROTC 2305  Innovative Team Leadership  3 SCH  (2-2)  

Creative and innovative tactical leadership strategies and styles, studying historical case studies and engaging in interactive student exercises. Personal motivation and team building in the context of planning, executing, and assessing team exercises. Prerequisites: ROTC 1305 and 1306 or approval of Professor of Military Science.

ROTC 2306  Found of Tactical Leadership  3 SCH  (2-2)  

Challenges of leading teams in a complex contemporary operating environment. Cross-cultural challenges of leadership in a constantly changing world, applied to practical Army leadership tasks and situations. Prerequisite: ROTC 2305 or approval of Professor of Military Science.

ROTC 3303  Advanced Military Science  3 SCH  (3-2)  

Methods and techniques of planning, preparing and conducting individual and collective military training and operations. Leadership laboratory may be conducted off campus on weekends.

ROTC 3304  Advanced Military Science  3 SCH  (3-2)  

The leader's role in small unit tactics. Offensive and defensive operations, use and deployment of communication equipment, weapons and other tactical equipment. Leadership laboratory may be conducted off campus on weekends.

ROTC 3305  Adaptive Tactical Leadership  3 SCH  (3-2)  

Adaptive tactical leadership skills applied to squad tactical operations. Developing leadership and critical thinking abilities aimed toward success at the ROTC summer Leadership Development and Assessment Course (LDAC).

ROTC 3306  Leaders in Changing Environmnt  3 SCH  (3-2)  

Situational leadership challenges building cadet awareness and skills in leading tactical operations up to platoon level. Aspects of combat, stability, and support operations. Conducting military briefings and developing proficiency in garrison operations orders.

ROTC 3335  American Military History  3 SCH  (3)  

Military History course covers military history from early colonial warfare in the eighteenth century to the global war on terrorism in the twenty-first century. The purpose of this course is to lead Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Cadets to understanding the role military officers have played in the development of our country.

ROTC 3405  Internship in Military Sci  4 SCH  (4)  

Six weeks of total environment training consisting of practical application of leadership and management skills. Formal instruction in tactics, techniques and skills required for all future officers. Prerequisites: ROTC 3303 and/or ROTC 3304 and full contract status with the U.S. Army.

ROTC 4105  Advanced Military Science  1-3 SCH  (1-3)  

Special problems course. Individual study. May be repeated for credit. Approval of Professor of Military Science required.

ROTC 4303  Advanced Military Science  3 SCH  (3-2)  

Problem definition and analysis, decision making, planning and organizing, functions of key staff members, interpersonal skills and oral communication. Leadership laboratory activities may be conducted off campus on weekends. Prerequisites: ROTC 3303 and/or ROTC 3304 or approval of Professor of Military Science.

ROTC 4304  Advanced Military Science  3 SCH  (3-2)  

Military implications of world political and economic changes as well as changes within American society. Also covered are unit administration, logistics, command and staff functions and the legal basis of the military justice system. Leadership laboratory activities may be conducted off campus on weekends. Prerequisites: ROTC 3303, ROTC 3304 and ROTC 4303 or approval of Professor of Military Science.

ROTC 4305  Developing Adaptive Leaders  3 SCH  (3-2)  

Planning, executing, and assessing complex operations, functioning as a member of a staff, and providing performance feedback to subordinates. Assessing risk, making ethical decisions, and leading fellow ROTC students. Military justice and personal processes, preparing cadets to become army officers. Prerequisites: ROTC 3305 and ROTC 3306 or approval of Professor of Military Science.

ROTC 4306  Leadership in a Complex World  3 SCH  (3-2)  

Leading in the complex situation of current military operations in the contemporary operating environment. 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-governmental organizations, civilians on the battlefield, and host nation support. Prerequisite: ROTC 4305 or approval of the Professor of Military Science.