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MILITARY SCIENCE (MILS) Courses

Freshman Year

MILS 1010 INTRODUCTION TO ARMY ROTC I  (1)  LEC. 1  Coreq., MILS 1011
Introduction to the Reserve Officer Training Corps and the US Army.

MILS 1011 INTRODUCTION TO ARMY ROTC I LAB  (1) LAB  3  Coreq., MILS 1010
Introduction to the Reserve Officer Training Corps and the US Army

MILS 1020 INTRODUCTION TO ARMY ROTC II  (1)  LEC. 1  Coreq., MILS 1021
Introduction to the Reserve Officer Training Corps and the US Army

MILS 1021 INTRODUCTION TO THE ARMY ROTC II LAB  (1)  LAB  3  Coreq., MILS 1020 Introduction to the Reserve Officer Training Corps and the US Army

 

Sophomore Year

MILS 2010 SELF/TEAM DEVELOPMENT  (1)  LEC.  Coreq.,  MILS 2011
Learn and apply ethics-based leadership skills that develop individual attributes and contribute to effective team building.

MILS 2011 SELF/TEAM DEVELOPMENT LAB  (1)  LAB 2  Coreq., MILS 2010 
Learn and apply ethics-based leadership skills that develop individual attributes and contribute to effective team building.

MILS 2020 INDIVIDUAL/TEAM MILITARY TACTICS  (1)  LEC.  1 Coreq., MILS 2021
Introduction to individual and team aspects of military training in small unit operations.

MILS 2021 INDIVIDUAL/TEAM MILITARY TACTICS LAB  (1)  LAB  2  Coreq., MILS 2020
Introduction to individual and team aspects of military training in small unit operations.

 

Junior Year

MILS 3010 LEADING SMALL ORGANIZATIONS I  (2)  LEC.  2  Pr.,
Admittance into the Advanced Course of Army ROTC. Coreq., MILS 3011
Introduction to squad level planning and operations.

MILS 3011  LEADING SMALL ORGANIZATIONS I LAB  (1)  LAB 4  Pr.,
Admittance into the Advanced Course of Army ROTC. Coreq., MILS 3010
Practical application of the foundational skills of small unit leadership.

MILS 3020 LEADING SMALL ORGANIZATIONS II  (2)  LEC.  2  Pr.,
MILS 3010, MILS 3011.  Coreq., MILS  3021 
Introduction to platoon level planning and operations in the US Army Training Management System.

MILS 3021 LEADING SMALL ORGANIZATIONS II LAB  (1)  LAB  4  Pr.,
MILS  Small groups receive performance assessments and coaching, and lead again in situations of increasing complexity.

 

Senior Year

MILS 4010 LEADERSHIP CHALLENGES AND GOAL SETTING  (2)  LEC.  2  Pr., MILS 3020, MILS 3021. Coreq., MILS 4011
Plan, conduct and evaluate training and organizational cohesion.

MILS 4011 LEADERSHIP CHALLENGES AND GOAL SETTING LAB  (1)  LAB  4 Pr., MILS 3020, MILS 3021. Coreq.,  MILS 4010
Plan , conduct and evaluate training and activities of the ROTC cadet organization.

MILS 4020 TRANSITION TO LIEUTENANT I  (2)  LEC. 2  Pr., 
MILS 4010,  MILS 4011. Coreq., MILS 4021 
Identify and resolve ethical dilemmas.  Refine counseling and motivating techniques.

MILS 4021 TRANSITION TO LIEUTENANT II LAB  (1)  LAB 4  Pr.,
MILS 4010, MILS 4011.  Coreq., MILS 4020  
Practical application of the principles taught in MILS 4020.

 

5th Year (If degree plan requires a 5th year of school)

MILS 4040 THE ARMY PROFESSION  (0)  LEC. 1  Pr.,
Completion of Army ROTC Advanced Course or Early Commissioning Program US Army current trends and affairs.  Army policies and programs.

In addition to the above courses, you also need the following to be commissioned in the program:

  • WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS Fulfilled by the University Core Curriculum
  • An approved Military History Course (You only have to take one of the eight listed, during the semester of your choice)
  1. HIST 3070 HISTORY OF U.S. AIR POWER (3) LEC. 3. Development of air and spacecraft as weapons of war including doctrines,technology, major leaders and great events of air power.
  2. HIST 3640 WORLD MILITARY HISTORY (3) LEC 3. Economic, social, political and technological roots of the ways of war employed by different civilizations throughout the ages.
  3. HIST 3650 20TH CENTURY WORLD WARS (3) LEC 3. The causes, conduct and consequences of World Wars I and II.
  4. HIST 3660 WORLD NAVAL HISTORY (3) LEC 3. Naval History from its origins in ancient times tot he present, including the evolution of strategy and tactics, foreign policy and technological change.
  5. HIST 5010 AMERICAN REVEOLUTION AND EARLY NATION: 1763-1800 (3) LEC 3. Revolutionary era and the foundations of the United States including struggle with England, Declaration of Independence, Revolutionary War, Confederation, Constitution, and Federalist-Republican conflicts.
  6. HIST 5040 CIVIL WAR ERA: 1850-1877 (3) LEC 3.Sectional conflict, Civil War, and Reconstruction including sectional differences, politician crises, secession, Civil War campaigns, emancipation, and presidential and congressional developments.
  7. HIST 6040 CIVIL WAR ERA: 1850-1877 (3) LEC 3. Sectional conflict, Civil War, and Reconstruction including sectional differences, political crises, secession,Civil War campaigns, emancipation and presidential and congressional Reconstruction.
  8. HIST 7120 SEMINAR IN AMERICAN REVOLUTION AND EARLY NATION (3)
    SEM 3. Birth of the American nation and its re-birth under the Constitution.

 


Military Science Minor Requirments

Based on your academic, physical and military performance, you may be eligible to attend one or more of the following schools:

Army Mountain Warefare School Ethan Allen Firing Range, Jericho, Vermont

Basic Airborne Course Fort Benning, Georgia

Northern Warefare Training Center Fort Wainwright, Alaska

Air Assault School Fort Campbell, Kentucky or Fort Drum, NY

Leader's Training Course Fort Knox, Kentucky

CTLT (Cadet Troop Leadership Training) anywhere there is an U.S. Army Unit

CFT (Cadet Field Training) West Point Academy, NY