2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Military Science and Leadership (MSL)

MSL 101  Fundamentals of Leadership/Management  (2 Credits)  

MSL 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 goal setting, time management, physical fitness, and stress management relat

MSL 101D  Basic Drill & Ceremony Module  (1 Credits)  

Practical application of drill and ceremony procedures, squad and platoon drill, land navigation training, practical exercises, first-aid training, and Army tactical communications equipment training. (One semester of 100 level Basic Leadership Laboratory

MSL 102  Basic Leadership  (2 Credits)  

MSL 102 overviews leadership fundamentals such as setting direction, problem-solving, listening, presenting briefs, providing feedback, and using effective writing skills. Cadets explore dimensions of leadership values, attributes, skills, and actions in

MSL 102D  Basic Drill & Ceremony Module  (1 Credits)  

Practical application of drill and ceremony procedures, squad and platoon drill, land navigation training and practical exercises, first-aid training and Army tactical communications equipment training. (One semester of 100 level Basic Leadership Laborato

MSL 201  Advanced Leadership/Management  (2 Credits)  

MSL 201 explores the dimensions of creative and innovative tactical leadership strategies and styles by examining team dynamics and two historical leadership theories that form the basis of the Army leadership framework. Cadets practice aspects of persona

MSL 201D  Basic Drill & Ceremony Module  (1 Credits)  

Practical application of drill and ceremony procedures, squad and platoon drill, land navigation training and practical exercises, first-aid training, and Army tactical communications equipment training. (One semester of 200 level Basic Leadership Laborat

MSL 202  Advanced Leadership/Management  (2 Credits)  

MSL 202 examines the challenges of leading tactical teams in the COE. The course highlights dimensions of terrain analysis, MSL 101D One Credit BASIC DRILL AND CEREMONY MODULE (FO) PREREQUISITE: MSL 101 and comprehension of Army Leadership Dimensions whil

MSL 202D  Basic Drill & Ceremony Module  (1 Credits)  

Practical application of drill and ceremony procedures, squad and platoon drill, land navigation training and practical exercises, first-aid training, and Army tactical communications equipment training. (One semester of 200 level Basic Leadership Laborat

MSL 301  Advanced Leadership/Management  (3 Credits)  

MSL 301 challenges cadets to study, practice, and evaluate adaptive leadership skills as they are presented with challenging scenarios related to squad tactical operations. Cadets receive systematic and specific feedback on their leadership attributes and

MSL 301D  Advanced Drill & Ceremony Module  (1 Credits)  

Practical application of land navigation, physical training, marksmanship, small-arms training, and squad and platoon tactics. (Leadership Laboratory is required for continued advancement in ROTC.)

MSL 302  Advanced Leadership/Management  (3 Credits)  

MSL 302 uses increasingly intense situational leadership challenges to build cadet awareness and skills in leading small units. Skills in decision-making, persuading and motivating team members when "under fire" are explored, evaluated, and developed. Asp

MSL 302D  Advanced Drill & Ceremony Module  (1 Credits)  

Practical application of land navigation, physical training, marksmanship, small-arms training, and squad and platoon tactics prepare cadets for Army ROTC Advanced Camp at Fort Lewis, WA. (Leadership Laboratory is required for continued advancement in ROT

MSL 401  Theory and Dynamics of Military Team  (3 Credits)  

MSL 401 develops cadet proficiency in planning, executing, and assessing complex operations, functioning as a member of a staff, and providing performance feedback to subordinates. Cadets assess risk, make ethical decisions, and lead fellow ROTC cadets. L

MSL 401D  Advanced Drill & Ceremony Module  (1 Credits)  

Practical application of the development of leadership skills to ensure the successful transition from Cadet to Second Lieutenant. Successful completion of 411D is required for commissioning.

MSL 402  Theory and Dynamics of Military Team  (3 Credits)  

MSL 402 explores the dynamics of leading in the complex situations of current military operations in the COE. Cadets examine differences in customs and courtesies, military law, principles of war, and rules of engagement in the face of international terro

MSL 402D  Advanced Drill & Ceremony Module  (1 Credits)  

Practical application of development of leadership skills to ensure the successful transition from Cadet to Second Lieutenant. (Successful completion of 412D is required for commissioning.)

MSL 402H  Honor Theory and Dynamics of Military Tm  (3 Credits)  

MSL 402 explores the dynamics of leading in the complex situations of current military operations in the COE. Cadets examine differences in customs and courtesies, military law, principles of war, and rules of engagement in the face of international terro

MSL 421  Independent Studies  (3 Credits)  

Military research and/or professional reading and military book review designed to develop a cadet's professional reading list and prepare for future military service.