MILSCI – Military Science
No military obligation at lower-division level.
Students wishing to attend the corresponding labs with the basic course must meet the eligibility requirements of an enrolled student in the ROTC program.
MILSCI 101 LEADERSHIP AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT (1-0-1). Personal challenges and competencies that are critical for effective leadership. How personal development of life skills such as goal setting, time management, physical fitness, and stress management relate to leadership, officership, and the Army profession.
MILSCI 101L LEADERSHIP AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT LAB (0-1-1). COREQ: ROTC program status. (Pass/Fail).
MILSCI 102 FOUNDATIONS IN LEADERSHIP (1-0-1). Leadership fundamentals such as setting direction, problem-solving, listening, presenting briefs, providing feedback, and using effective writing skills, and actions in the context of practical, hands-on, and interactive exercises.
MILSCI 102L FOUNDATIONS IN LEADERSHIP LAB (0-1-1). COREQ: ROTC program status. (Pass/Fail).
MILSCI 104 CORPS PHYSICAL FITNESS (0-3-1)(F,S). A requirement for all contracted cadets. Forms the building blocks of progressive lessons in fitness, leadership, and officership all embedded in a values-based structure. Develop and implement a physical fitness plan using the U.S. Army FITT (Frequency, Intensity, Time, and Type) methodology. Addresses the importance of physical fitness as a “lifestyle” along with practical application of communication theory and interpersonal relationships. May be repeated for credit. PREREQ: PERM/CHAIR.
MILSCI 201 APPLIED TACTICAL LEADERSHIP (2-0-2). Dimensions of creative and innovative tactical leadership strategies and styles by 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.
MILSCI 201L APPLIED TACTICAL LEADERSHIP LAB (0-1-1). COREQ: ROTC program status. (Pass/Fail).
MILSCI 202 INNOVATIVE TACTICAL LEADERSHIP (2-0-2). Challenges of leading teams in the complex contemporary operating environment (COE). Dimensions of the cross-cultural challenges of leadership in a constantly changing world and applies these to practical Army leadership tasks and situations.
MILSCI 202L INNOVATIVE TACTICAL LEADERSHIP LAB (0-1-1). COREQ: ROTC program status. (Pass/Fail).
MILSCI 301 ADAPTIVE TEAM LEADERSHIP (3-0-3)(F). Study, practice, and evaluate adaptive leadership skills as they are presented with the demands of the ROTC Leader Development Assessment Course (LDAC). Challenging scenarios related to small unit tactical operations assist in the development of self awareness and critical thinking skills. PREREQ: Admission to program.
MILSCI 301L ADAPTIVE TEAM LEADERSHIP LAB (0-1-1)(F). COREQ: ROTC program status. (Pass/Fail).
MILSCI 302 LEADERSHIP IN CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS (3-0-3)(S). Increasingly intense situational leadership challenges to build cadet awareness and skills in leading small units. Skills in decision-making, persuading, and motivating team members in the contemporary operating environment (COE) are explored, evaluated, and developed. Aspects of combat, stability operations, and support operations as they prepare to attend the ROTC (LDAC).
MILSCI 302L LEADERSHIP IN CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS LAB (0-1-1)(S). COREQ: ROTC program status. (Pass/Fail).
MILSCI 390 MILITARY SCIENCE PRACTICUM (V-V-6)(SU). Application of the leadership skills learned at the four-week ROTC (LDAC) at Fort Lewis, Washington. Note: This is required of all contracted students and is usually required between the junior and senior year.
MILSCI 401 DEVELOPING ADAPTIVE LEADERS (3-0-3)(F). Develops proficiency in planning, executing, and assessing complex operations, functioning as a member of a staff, and providing leadership performance feedback to subordinates. Risk management, make ethical decisions, and coaching fellow ROTC cadets.
MILSCI 401L DEVELOPING ADAPTIVE LEADERS LAB (0-1-1)(F). COREQ: ROTC program status. (Pass/Fail).
MILSCI 402 LEADERSHIP IN A COMPLEX WORLD (3-0-3)(S). Dynamics of leading in the complex situations of current military operations in the contemporary operating environment (COE). Examination of differences in customs and courtesies, military law, principles of war, and rules of engagement in the face of international terrorism. Aspects of interactions with non-government organizations, civilians on the battle field, and host nation support.
MILSCI 402L LEADERSHIP IN A COMPLEX WORLD LAB (0-1-1)(S). COREQ: ROTC program status. (Pass/Fail).
MILSCI 493 MILITARY SCIENCE INTERNSHIP (V-V-6). Application of skills while membership in ROTC and Army Reserve/National Guard. PREREQ: PERM/CHAIR.