Undergraduate 2019-2020

Undergraduate Studies

MLSC 101 Leadership and Personal Development

Introduces how personal skills such as critical thinking, goal setting, time management, and physical/mental fitness are critical for effective leadership and relate to Army leadership. The focus is on understanding Army leadership and the ROTC program.
2

MLSC 102 Introduction to Tactical Leadership

Overviews leadership fundamentals such as goal setting, problem-solving, active listening, presenting briefs, providing feedback, and using effective writing skills. Students explore the Army Leadership Requirements Model in practical, hands-on, and interactive exercises.
2

MLSC 196 Leadership and Personal Development Lab

Application of skills, knowledge and leadership taught throughout the semester.
1

MLSC 197 Introduction to Tactical Leadership Lab

Application of skills, knowledge and leadership taught throughout the semester.
1

MLSC 201 Innovative Team Leadership

Explores dimensions of tactical leadership strategies and styles by examining team dynamics and historical leadership theories that form the basis of the Army leadership framework. Case studies provide context for learning the Soldier's Creed and Warrior Ethos.
2

MLSC 202 Foundations of Tactical Leadership

Examines challenges of leading teams in operational environments. The course highlights terrain analysis, patrolling, and operation orders. Further study of the theoretical basis of Army Leadership develops greater self-awareness through assessment of personal leadership style.
2

MLSC 235 Military Tactical Leadership

Students will be trained in and will apply military tactics, techniques, and procedures in a realistic setting; class culminates in competing in an Army sponsored competition.
1

Repeatable Status

Course is repeatable with a maximum of 4 credit hours

MLSC 296 Innovative Team Leadership Lab

Application of skills, knowledge and leadership taught throughout the semester.
1

MLSC 297 Foundations of Tactical Leadership Lab

Application of skills, knowledge and leadership taught throughout the semester.
1

MLSC 301 Adaptive Team Leadership

Challenges Cadets to practice adaptive leadership skills as they lead squad operations. The focus is developing tactical leadership abilities in order to succeed at ROTC's summer Leadership Development and Assessment Course (LDAC).
3

Corequisites

MLSC 396

MLSC 302 Applied Team Leadership

Using intense application of adaptive team leadership, this course challenges Cadets in leading operations at the small unit level. Cadets continue to develop proficiency in Troop Leading Procedures, and are evaluated as leaders as they prepare to attend the ROTC summer Leader Development Assessment Course (LDAC).
3

Prerequisites

MLSC 301: with minimum grade of D- and MLSC 396: with minimum grade of D-

Corequisites

MLSC 397

MLSC 357 American Military Experience

Students will examine the military heritage of the United States from the colonial period to the early twenty-first century.
3

MLSC 386 Leader Development and Assessment Course

(2 lecture, 8 lab) Theories and principles of leadership applied to actual field situations during the 5-week paid ROTC Leadership Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) at Joint Base Lewis McCord in Washington.
6

Major/Minor Restriction

Include Military Science

Type of Restriction For Major/Minor Code

Minor(s)

MLSC 396 Adaptive Team Leadership Lab

Application of skills, knowledge and leadership taught throughout the semester.
1

Corequisites

MLSC 301

MLSC 397 Applied Team Leadership Lab

Application of skills, knowledge and leadership taught throughout the semester.
1

Prerequisites

MLSC 301: with minimum grade of D- and MLSC 396: with minimum grade of D-

Corequisites

MLSC 302

MLSC 401 Adaptive Leadership

This course transitions the focus of Cadets from being a trainee to being a trainer as they plan, execute and assess training events. Cadets will learn about the special trust proposed by the US Constitution to Army Officers-a trust above and beyond other professions.
3

Prerequisites

MLSC 301: with minimum grade of D- and MLSC 302: with minimum grade of D- and MLSC 396: with minimum grade of D- and MLSC 397: with minimum grade of D-

Corequisites

MLSC 496

MLSC 402 Leadership in a Complex World

This course completes the transition from being a trainee to being a trainer, and emphasizes Cadets preparing for their first unit of assignment and the demands of leading as commissioned officers in the Army.
3

Prerequisites

MLSC 401: with minimum grade of D- and MLSC 496: with minimum grade of D-

Corequisites

MLSC 497

MLSC 422 Directed Study

Individualized investigation under the direct supervision of a faculty member. (Minimum of 37.5 clock hours required per credit hour.)
1- 3

Prerequisites

MLSC 402: with minimum grade of D-

Course Attribute

Variable Title Course

Repeatable Status

Course may be repeated 3 times

MLSC 496 Adaptive Leadership Lab

Application of skills, knowledge and leadership taught throughout the semester.
1

Corequisites

MLSC 401

MLSC 497 Leadership in a Complex World Lab

Application of skills, knowledge and leadership taught throughout the semester.
1

Prerequisites

MLSC 401: with minimum grade of D- and MLSC 496: with minimum grade of D-

Corequisites

MLSC 402