Military Science Classes (Advanced Course)

MLSL 301 – Adaptive Tactical Leadership

4 Credit Hours


Challenges cadets to study, practice, and evaluate adaptive leadership skills as they are presented with challenging scenarios related to squad tactical operations. Cadets receive systematic and specific feedback on their leadership attributes and actions. Based on such feedback, as well as their own self-evaluations, cadets continue to develop their leadership and critical thinking abilities.

Contact Hour Distribution: 3 hours and 1 lab.
Grading Restriction: Letter grade only.
(DE) Prerequisite(s): 101 and 102; 201, or 202. Basic Camp or PMS placement credit
Comment(s): 2.0 GPA.

 

MLSL 302 – Leadership in Changing Environments

4 Credit Hours


Increasingly intense situational leadership challenges to build cadet awareness and skills in leading tactical operations up to platoon level. Cadets review aspects of combat, stability, and support operations. They also conduct military briefings and develop proficiency in garrison operation orders.

Grading Restriction: Letter grade only.
(DE) Prerequisite(s): 301.

 

MLSL 303 – Leadership in Military History

3 Credit Hours


Introduces learners to the American military experience and the development of the profession of arms. The importance of historical study is highlighted by noting personal and military examples of changes made as a result of lessons learned from history. Accounts from the major wars and battles throughout U.S. history are described with a focus on how leadership decisions affected the success or failure of military operations.

Satisfies General Education Requirement: (WC)
Grading Restriction: Letter grade only. Alternate classes may satisfy credit with PMS approval. 

 

MLSL 401 – Developing Adaptive Leaders

4 Credit Hours


Develops cadet proficiency in planning, executing, and assessing complex operations, functioning as a member of a staff, and providing performance feedback to subordinates. Cadets assess risk, make ethical decisions, and lead fellow ROTC cadets. Lessons on military justice and personnel processes prepare cadets to make the transition to Army officers.

Contact Hour Distribution: 3 hours and 1-hour lab.
Grading Restriction: Letter grade only. (DE) Prerequisite(s): 301 and 302.

 

MLSL 402 – Leadership in a Complex World

4 Credit Hours


Explores the dynamics of leading in the complex situations of current military operations in the contemporary operating environment (COE). Cadets examine differences in customs and courtesies, military law, principles of war, and rules of engagement in the face of international terrorism. They also explore aspects of interacting with non-government organizations, civilians on the battlefield and host nation support.

Contact Hour Distribution: 3 hours and 1-hour lab.
Grading Restriction: Letter grade only.
(DE) Prerequisite(s): 301 and 302 and 401.