(Credit Hours, Lab, Lecture)
MLSC 101. BEGINNING LEADERSHIP. (3,2,2). Basic leadership, management, military directions, individual military movements, military customs and traditions, mountaineering, and rappelling. Restr: Open to all students with at least two academic years remaining towards degree. If restriction is not met, permission of Professor of MLSC required.
MLSC 102. MILITARY ORIENTATION. (3,2,2). Leadership relations and management of subordinates, basic individual skills, first aid, and orienteering. Prereq: MLSC 101. Restr: If restriction is not met, permission of Professor of MLSC required.
MLSC 200. INTERMEDIATE MILITARY PHYSICAL FITNESS. (3,5,0). The course may be repeated up to four times. Emphasis on conditioning and the FITT factors – frequency, intensity, time and type with the intent for all enrolled to be able to meet the minimum physical fitness standards necessary for passing the Army Physical Fitness Test and providing an orientation to physical fitness and nutrition as outlined in the Army's Physical Fitness Field Manual. Final grade is in-part based off the scored completion of the Army Physical Fitness Test events (push-ups, sit-ups, 2-mile run). Restr: Permission of Professor of MLSC required.
MLSC 201. MILITARY MAP READING/COMMUNICATION. (3,2,2). Leadership, interaction, military concepts, and skills. Prereq: MLSC 101 and 102 or the US Army Basic Training Course. Restr: Open to students with at least two academic years remaining toward a degree. If restriction is not met, permission of Professor of MLSC required.
MLSC 202. LEADERSHIP/FOLLOWERSHIP. (3,2,2). Leadership, interaction, military concepts and skills. Prereq: MLSC 201. Restr: Students enrolled in MLSC 202 must have completed one (1) semester of MLSC 200 or be simultaneously enrolled into MLSC 200 course. If restriction is not met, permission of Professor of MLSC required.
MLSC 301. BASIC LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT (3,2,2). Enrolled students receive instruction on lower leadership/management skills of receiving, understanding, and communicating directions, plans, and guidance. The course also concentrates on formulating skills to develop and to analyze different approaches to problem solving. Laboratory places students in a role-playing environment to develop different levels of leadership and management skills. Prereq: MLSC 101, 102, 201, and 202 or either; MLSC 206 or the US Army Basic Training and AIT Courses. Restr: Permission of Professor of MLSC required.
MLSC 302. ADVANCED LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT (3,1,3). Students receives development of skills to manage a work group of nine to thirty individuals as well as responsibility for receiving, guidance, and insuring appropriate action to accomplish production standards. Also includes military skills of radio communication, land navigation and weapons systems capabilities. Management and leadership skills are stressed in leadership laboratory by placing students in different roles using skills taught in the classroom. Prereq: MLSC 301 and completion of 1 semester of MLSC 400 or be simultaneously enrolled in MLSC 400. Restr: Permission of Professor of MLSC required.
MLSC 303. ADVANCED SUMMER CAMP. (3,0,0). 28-day summer Cadet Leader Course at Ft. Knox, KY. Students are evaluated on overall management and leadership skills in a military environment. Skills stressed are small unit tactics, weapons qualifications and the ability to command and to control a military organization: squad (nine Soldiers), platoon (30 Soldiers), and a company (100 Soldiers). Prereq: Military Science 301 and 302 and/or the permission of the professor MLSC required. Attendees are paid and provided free room, board, and transportation to and from camp.
MLSC 400. ADVANCED MILITARY PHYSICAL FITNESS. (3,5,0). May be repeated up to four times. The course focuses on advanced Army physical fitness training, leadership, planning, and developing subordinates as well as achieving superior scores on the Physical Fitness Test: including sustaining a training heart rate and leading platoon sized elements (20-30 personnel) through progressively challenging physical fitness sessions. Much this course is performance/hands-on evaluations of cadets performing higher leadership and military functions (i.e. developing and implementing physical fitness programs IAW Army guidelines, executing physical fitness training to standards IAW appropriate Drill and Ceremonies, and fulfilling leadership roles) Prereq: Completion of MLSC 101,102, 200, 201, and 202 or either; MLSC 206 or the US Army Basic Training and AIT Courses and must have a valid contract with ROTC. Restr: Permission of Professor of MLSC required.
MLSC 401. STAFF ORGANIZATION AND TRAINING MANAGEMENT (3,2,2). Development of middle level management/leadership skills in planning, organizing and execution, with an emphasis on written and oral communications. Development of training management skills, with basic training/educational philosophies on how to prepare, conduct and evaluate job related training/instruction. Practical exercises are conducted during leadership laboratory. Prereq: Military Science 301 and 302.
MLSC 402. MILITARY JUSTICE AND THE MILITARY PROFESSION (3,2,2). Discussion of the legal foundations of the military justice system, the responsibilities of leaders in conducting legal proceedings in order to protect the rights of the accused. A discussion of the military as a profession with traditions, customs and courtesies which prepare the cadet to be an officer. Also includes instruction on purchasing and procurement management. Prereq: Military Science 301 and 302.
Additional Course Offerings
MLSC 206. BASIC SUMMER CAMP. (3,0,0). Four week summer Basic Camp at Ft. Knox, KY. Qualifies students and fulfills prerequisites for immediate entry into advanced course; includes basic military subjects and applied leadership training. The camp is designed for new students who have not completed any or all of the on-campus basic courses (MLSC101, 102, 201 and/or 202). Attendees are paid and provided free room, board, and transportation to and from camp. Restr: Permission of Professor of MLSC required.
MLSC 304. NURSE SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAM (3,0,0). Advanced ROTC experiences in a clinical nursing setting. Basic military skills, field medical procedures are taught in the first week followed by five weeks of clinical training at a military hospital. Restr: Junior standing in nursing. Military Science 301 and 302 and/or the permission of the professor of MLSC required.
MLSC 403. US MILITARY HISTORY: 1775 TO PRESENT (3,0,3). provides an overview of the history of the United States Military, most specifically the Army as the branch of service. The instruction covers the periods of Revolutionary America through the current Global War on Terror (GWOT). A predominate theme for this exploration of history is how the culture of the day impacts the way in which we, as a nation, “Go to war”. Students explore the transformations that the military has endured for over 200 years, gain a basic understanding of each major war the United States has participated in and scratch the surface of leadership attributes and core leader competencies through external readings and research projects.