Military (R.O.T.C.) Courses

Code Course Credits

MIL 101

Introduction to the Army and Critical Thinking I

Offered: Fall Semester

MIL 101 introduces Cadets to the personal challenges and competencies that are critical for effective leadership. Cadets learn how the personal development of life skills such as critical thinking, time management, goal setting, stress management, and comprehensive fitness relate to leadership, and the Army profession. The focus is on developing basic knowledge and comprehension of Army leadership dimensions while gaining a big picture of understanding the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program, its purpose in the Army, and its advantages for the student.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by first-year Cadets with MIL 103 - Leadership Laboratory.

1

MIL 102

Introduction to the Army and Critical Thinking II

Offered: Spring Semester

MIL 102 introduces Cadets to the professional challenges and competencies that are needed for effective execution of the profession of arms and Army communication. Through this course, Cadets will learn how Army ethics and values shape their army and the specific ways that these ethics are inculcated into Army culture. Cadets will explore the Seven Army Values and the Warrior Ethos, investigate the Profession of Arms and Army leadership as well as an overview of the Army, and gain practical experience using critical communication skills.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by first-year Cadets with MIL 104 - Leadership Laboratory.

1

MIL 103

Leadership Laboratory

Offered: Fall Semester

Required of all ROTC students, this 120-minute weekly laboratory stresses soldier skills, drill and ceremony, performance-oriented military instruction techniques, and practical applications of classroom theory. All students must attend the laboratory in uniform. ROTC Advanced Course students are the primary instructors using the cadet chain of command as the instructional framework. All laboratory periods are supervised by Active Duty Army cadre.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by first-year Cadets with MIL 101 - Introduction to the Army and Critical Thinking I.

Not For

MIL 104

Leadership Laboratory

Offered: Spring Semester

Required of all ROTC students, this 120-minute weekly laboratory stresses soldier skills, drill and ceremony, performance-oriented military instruction techniques, and practical applications of classroom theory. All students must attend the laboratory in uniform. ROTC Advanced Course students are the primary instructors using the cadet chain of command as the instructional framework. All laboratory periods are supervised by Active Duty Army cadre.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by first-year Cadets with MIL 102 - Introduction to the Army and Critical Thinking II .

Not For

MIL 201

Foundations of Leadership

Offered: Fall Semester

Students identify successful leadership characteristics through observation of others and self through experiential learning exercises. Students record observed traits (good and bad) in a dimensional leadership journal and discuss observations in small group settings.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by second-year Cadets with MIL 203 - Leadership Laboratory.

1

MIL 202

Foundations of Tactical Leadership

Offered: Spring Semester

Study examines how to build successful teams, various methods for influencing action, effective communication in setting and achieving goals, the importance of timing the decision, creativity in the problem solving process, and obtaining team buy-in through immediate feedback.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by second-year Cadets with MIL 204 - Leadership Laboratory.

1

MIL 203

Leadership Laboratory

Offered: Fall Semester

Required of all ROTC students, this 120-minute weekly laboratory stresses soldier skills, drill and ceremony, performance-oriented military instruction techniques, and practical applications of classroom theory. All students must attend the laboratory in uniform. ROTC Advanced Course students are the primary instructors using the cadet chain of command as the instructional framework. All laboratory periods are supervised by Active Duty Army cadre.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by second-year Cadets with MIL 201 - Foundations of Leadership.

Not For

MIL 204

Leadership Laboratory

Offered: Spring Semester

Required of all ROTC students, this 120-minute weekly laboratory stresses soldier skills, drill and ceremony, performance-oriented military instruction techniques, and practical applications of classroom theory. All students must attend the laboratory in uniform. ROTC Advanced Course students are the primary instructors using the cadet chain of command as the instructional framework. All laboratory periods are supervised by Active Duty Army cadre.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by second-year Cadets with MIL 202 - Foundations of Tactical Leadership.

Not For

MIL 301

Training Management and the Warfighting Functions

Offered: Fall Semester

This is an academically challenging course were Cadets will study, practice, and apply the fundamentals of Army Leadership, Officership, Army Values and Ethics, Personal Development, and small unit tactics at the platoon level. At the conclusion of this course, Cadets will be capable of planning, coordinating, navigating, motivating and leading a squad and platoon in the execution of a mission during a classroom PE, a Leadership Lab, or during a Leader Training Exercise (LTX).

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by third-year Cadets with MIL 303 - Leadership Laboratory.

2

MIL 302

Applied Leadership In Small Unit Operations

Offered: Spring Semester

MIL 302 builds on the lessons learned and leadership attributes gained and developed during MIL 301. This is an academically challenging course were Cadets will study, practice, and apply the fundamentals of Army Leadership, Officership, Army Values and Ethics, Personal Development, and small unit tactics at the platoon level. At the conclusion of this course, Cadets will be capable of planning, coordinating, navigating, motivating and leading a squad and platoon in the execution of a mission during a classroom PE, a Leadership Lab, or during a Leader Training Exercise (LTX).

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by third-year Cadets with MIL 304 - Leadership Laboratory.

2

MIL 303

Leadership Laboratory

Offered: Fall Semester

Required of all ROTC students, this 120-minute weekly laboratory stresses soldier skills, drill and ceremony, performance-oriented military instruction techniques, and practical applications of classroom theory. All students must attend the laboratory in uniform. ROTC Advanced Course students are the primary instructors using the cadet chain of command as the instructional framework. All laboratory periods are supervised by Active Duty Army cadre.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by third-year Cadets with MIL 301 - Training Management and the Warfighting Functions.

Not For

MIL 304

Leadership Laboratory

Offered: Spring Semester

Required of all ROTC students, this 120-minute weekly laboratory stresses soldier skills, drill and ceremony, performance-oriented military instruction techniques, and practical applications of classroom theory. All students must attend the laboratory in uniform. ROTC Advanced Course students are the primary instructors using the cadet chain of command as the instructional framework. All laboratory periods are supervised by Active Duty Army cadre.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by third-year Cadets with MIL 302 - Applied Leadership In Small Unit Operations.

Not For

MIL 401

Mission Command and the Army Profession

Offered: Fall Semester

MIL 401 explores the dynamics of leading in the complex situations of current military operations. Cadets will examine differences in customs and courtesies, military law, principles of war, and rules of engagement in the face of international terrorism. Cadets also explore aspects of interacting with non-government organizations, civilians on the battlefield, the decision making processes and host nation support. The course places significant emphasis on preparing Cadets for Basic Officer Leadership Course-B and their first unit of assignment. It uses mission command case studies and scenarios to prepare Cadets to face the complex ethical demands of serving as a commissioned officer in the United States Army.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by fourth-year Cadets with MIL 403 - Leadership Laboratory.

2

MIL 402

Mission Command and the Company Grade Officer

Offered: Spring Semester

MIL 402 has Cadets explore the dynamics of leading in complex situations during Unified Land Operations; examine the Art of Command; learn how to properly communicate with and develop Non-Commissioned Officers and Soldiers; discuss situations on how ethical decisions impacting personnel and the unit mission; and learn how Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (CSF), Being Ready and Resilient (R2C), and Individual and Family Readiness can assist leaders in preparing Soldiers and their Families on reducing and managing stress during times of uncertainty. The course places significant emphasis on preparing Cadets for Basic Officer Leadership Course-B and their first unit of assignment. It uses mission command case studies and scenarios to prepare Cadets to face the complex ethical demands of serving as a commissioned officer in the United States Army.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by fourth-year Cadets with MIL 404 - Leadership Laboratory.

2

MIL 403

Leadership Laboratory

Offered: Fall Semester

Required of all ROTC students, this 120-minute weekly laboratory stresses soldier skills, drill and ceremony, performance-oriented military instruction techniques, and practical applications of classroom theory. All students must attend the laboratory in uniform. ROTC Advanced Course students are the primary instructors using the cadet chain of command as the instructional framework. All laboratory periods are supervised by Active Duty Army cadre.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by fourth-year Cadets with MIL 401 - Mission Command and the Army Profession.

Not For

MIL 404

Leadership Laboratory

Offered: Spring Semester

Required of all ROTC students, this 120-minute weekly laboratory stresses soldier skills, drill and ceremony, performance-oriented military instruction techniques, and practical applications of classroom theory. All students must attend the laboratory in uniform. ROTC Advanced Course students are the primary instructors using the cadet chain of command as the instructional framework. All laboratory periods are supervised by Active Duty Army cadre.

Prerequisite(s): Only open to students in the ROTC Program.
Corequisite(s): Taken by fourth-year Cadets with MIL 402 - Mission Command and the Company Grade Officer.

Not For