Military Sci and Leadership (MSL)

Military Sci and Leadership (MSL)

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MSL 1101 Leadership and Personal Development: 2 semester hours.

Introduces personal challenges and competencies critical for effective leadership. Learn life skills such as critical thinking, goal setting, time management, physical fitness, and stress management, as related to leadership, officership, and the Army profession. Develop basic knowledge and comprehension of Army leadership dimensions, the ROTC program, its purpose, and its advantages. COREQ: MSL 1101L. F

MSL 1101L Leadership and Personal Development Laboratory: 0 semester hours.

Practical application of classroom instruction, leadership exercises, adventure training, military skills, and tactical instruction. Military branch and rank orientation is also applied. COREQ: MSL 1101. F

MSL 1102 Introduction to Tactical Leadership: 2 semester hours.

Setting direction, problem-solving, listening, presenting briefs, providing feedback, and using effective writing skills. Students explore dimensions of leadership values, attributes, skills, and actions in the context of practical, hands-on, and interactive exercises. Explore in more detail the Army's leadership philosophy and learn fundamental military concepts. COREQ: MSL 1102L. S

MSL 1102L Introduction to Tactical Leadership Laboratory: 0 semester hours.

Practical application of classroom instruction, leadership exercises, adventure training, military skills, and tactical instruction. Military branch and rank orientation is also applied. COREQ: MSL 1102. S

MSL 1104 Ranger Challenge: 1 semester hour.

Students are instructed in basic military/survival skills: field expedient bridging, marksmanship, individual weapons familiarization, individual tactical movement, and physical readiness. Culminates in team competitions with other universities. May be repeated for up to 4 credits by Military Science students. F

MSL 1110 Military Style Physical Fitness Civilian Only: 1 semester hour.

Participate in and learn to lead a physical fitness program. Emphasis on developing an individual fitness program and the role of exercise and fitness in one's life. Equivalent to PEAC 1110. F, S

MSL 2201 Innovative Team Leadership: 3 semester hours.

Explore creative and innovative tactical leadership strategies and styles; examine team dynamics and two historical leadership theories. Includes planning, executing and assessing team exercises and participating in leadership labs as well as land navigation and squad tactics. COREQ: MSL 2201L. F

MSL 2201L Innovative Team Leadership Laboratory: 0 semester hours.

Practical application of classroom instruction, leadership exercises, adventure training, military skills, and tactical instruction. Military branch and rank orientation is also applied. COREQ: MSL 2201. F

MSL 2202 Foundations of Tactical Leadership: 3 semester hours.

Terrain analysis, patrolling, operation orders, and other challenges of leading tactical teams in the contemporary operating environment (COE). Students assess their own leadership styles and practice communication and team building. COE case studies reflect the importance and practice of teamwork and tactics in real-world scenarios. COREQ: MSL 2202L. S

MSL 2202L Foundations of Tactical Leadership Laboratory: 0 semester hours.

Practical application of classroom instruction, leadership exercises, adventure training, military skills, and tactical instruction. Military branch and rank orientation is also applied. COREQ: MSL 2202. S

MSL 2290 ROTC Leaders Training Course: 6 semester hours.

5-week summer course taken at Fort Knox, KY provides an introduction to military science for students having little or no military experience. Provides experiences in management, teaching, first aid, physical conditioning. Qualifies student for ROTC Advanced Course. PREREQ: Permission of Chair. F

MSL 3301 Adaptive Technical Leadership: 4 semester hours.

Study, practice, develop, and evaluate adaptive leadership skills using squad tactical operations scenarios and systematic feedback on leadership attributes and actions. Cadets develop tactical leadership abilities to enable success at the summer Leadership Development and Assessment Course. PREREQ: Contracted MLS student. COREQ: MSL 3301L. F

MSL 3301L Adaptive Team Leadership Laboratory: 0 semester hours.

Practical application of classroom instruction, leadership exercises, adventure training, military skills, and tactical instruction. Military branch and rank orientation is also applied. COREQ: MSL 3301. F

MSL 3302 Leadership in Changing Environments: 4 semester hours.

Intense situational leadership challenges to build cadet awareness and skills in leading tactical operations up to platoon level. Review aspects of combat, stability, and support operations; conduct military briefings; develop operation orders. Explore, evaluate, and develop skills in decision-making, persuading, and motivating team members in the COE. PREREQ: MSL 3301. COREQ: MSL 3302L. S

MSL 3302L Leadership in Changing Environments Laboratory: 0 semester hours.

Practical application of classroom instruction, leadership exercises, adventure training, military skills, and tactical instruction. Military branch and rank orientation is also applied. COREQ: MSL 3302. S

MSL 3310 ROTC Physical Fitness: 1 semester hour.

Participate in, plan and lead physical fitness programs. Develop the physical fitness requirements of an officer in the Army. Emphasis on developing an individual fitness program and the role of exercise and fitness in one's life. May be repeated for up to 8 credits by contracted Military Science students. COREQ: Enrolled in MSL class. F, S

MSL 3320 Leadership in US Military History: 3 semester hours.

Introduction to American military experience. Personal and military examples of changes made as a result of lessons learned from history. Accounts from major wars and battles throughout U.S. history are described to focus on how leadership decisions affected the success or failure of military operations. PREREQ: Contracted student or permission of Instructor. F, S

MSL 3380 ROTC Nurse Seminar Training: 3 semester hours.

Clinical leadership experience with an Army Nurse Corps preceptor at an Army hospital in the US or overseas after completion of Leader Development and Assessment Course (MSL 3390). PREREQ: MSL 3390 and one clinical nursing course. F

MSL 3390 Leader Development and Assessment Course LDAC: 6 semester hours.

Culmination of MSL 3301 and MSL 3302; Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Lewis, Washington. Required of all contracted students, normally between junior and senior years. PREREQ: MSL 3301 and MSL 3302. F

MSL 4401 Developing Adaptive Leaders: 4 semester hours.

Develop proficiency in planning, executing, and assessing complex operations, and in functioning as a member of a staff. Provide performance feedback to subordinates by assessing risk, making ethical decisions, and leading fellow ROTC cadets. Lessons on military justice and personnel processes prepare cadets to make the transition to becoming officers. PREREQ: MSL 3301 and MSL 3302. COREQ: MSL 4401L. F

MSL 4401L Developing Adaptive Leaders Laboratory: 0 semester hours.

Practical application of classroom instruction, leadership exercises, adventure training, military skills, and tactical instruction. Military branch and rank orientation is also applied. COREQ: MSL 4401. F

MSL 4402 Leadership in a Complex World: 4 semester hours.

Explore dynamics of leading in complex situations of current military operations in the COE. Examine differences in customs and courtesies, military law, principles of war, and rules of engagement in the face of international terrorism. Explore aspects of interacting with non-government identities/civilians on the battlefield. PREREQ: MSL 4401. COREQ: MSL 4402L. S

MSL 4402L Leadership in a Complex World Laboratory: 0 semester hours.

Practical application of classroom instruction, leadership exercises, adventure training, military skills, and tactical instruction. Military branch and rank orientation is also applied. COREQ: MSL 4402. S

MSL 4492 Military Science Internship: 6 semester hours.

Apply skills learned in MSL program. PREREQ: Permission of Chair. COREQ: Simultaneous membership in ROTC and Army Reserves/National Guard. S

MSL 4499 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times.

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