Military Science (MILS)

MILS 101
Foundation of Officership

Issues and competencies that are central to a commissioned officer's responsibilities. Establish framework for understanding officership, leadership, and Army values followed and "life skills" such as physical fitness and time management.

Lecture: 1 Lab: 2 Credits: 1
Satisfies: Communications (C)
MILS 102
Basic Leadership

Establishes foundation of basic leadership fundamentals such as problem solving, communications, briefings and effective writing, goal setting techniques for improving listening and speaking skills, and an introduction to counseling.

Lecture: 1 Lab: 2 Credits: 1
Satisfies: Communications (C)
MILS 107
American Military History

Study of American military history through examination of evolvement of the Army and warfare.

Lecture: 3 Lab: 2 Credits: 3
MILS 147
Aerobic Conditioning

Participation in aerobic exercise program; evaluation of the level of cardiovascular fitness.

Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Credits: 2
MILS 148
Aerobic Conditioning

Participation in aerobic exercise program; evaluation of the level of cardiovascular fitness.

Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Credits: 2
MILS 199
Military Topics

Approval of the department. Research and study of selected topics. A practical laboratory is required. May be repeated if topics vary. Students may register in more than one section per term.

Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3
MILS 201
Individual Leadership Studies

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

Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Credits: 2
MILS 202
Leadership and Teamwork

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.

Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Credits: 2
MILS 247
Aerobic Conditioning

Participation in aerobic exercise program; evaluation of the level of cardiovascular fitness.

Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Credits: 2
MILS 248
Aerobic Conditioning

Participation in aerobic exercise program; evaluation of the level of cardiovascular fitness.

Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Credits: 2
MILS 301
Leadership and Problem Solving

Students conduct self-assessment of leadership style, develop personal fitness regimen, and learn to plan and conduct individual/ small unit tactical training while testing reason and problem-solving techniques. Students receive direct feedback on leadership abilities.

Lecture: 3 Lab: 2 Credits: 3
Satisfies: Communications (C)
MILS 302
Leadership and Ethics

Examines the role communications, values, and ethics play in effective leadership. Topics include ethical decision-making, consideration of others, spirituality in the military, and survey Army leadership doctrine. Emphasis on improving oral and written communication abilities.

Prerequisite(s): [(MILS 301)]
Lecture: 3 Lab: 2 Credits: 3
Satisfies: Communications (C)
MILS 347
Aerobic Conditioning

Participation in aerobic exercise program; evaluation of the level of cardiovascular fitness.

Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Credits: 2
MILS 348
Aerobic Conditioning

Participation in aerobic exercise program; evaluation of the level of cardiovascular fitness.

Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Credits: 2
MILS 350
Military Civil and Public Affairs

This course is an expansion of Military Presence in towns, villages, and cities where it would be necessary for a military government to assume responsibilities for the administration of the government functions. An added feature of the course would be the development of positive relationships with civilians and government officials. The preparation of news and information releases and related operations.

Lecture: 0 Lab: 0 Credits: 3
MILS 394
Advanced Military Topics

Approval of the department. Study of advanced topics in military science. A practical laboratory is required. May be repeated if topics vary. Students may register in more than one section per term.

Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3
MILS 399
Advanced Independent Research

Approval of the department. Intensive research and study of selected topics. A practical laboratory is required. May be repeated to maximum of 6 hours if topics vary. Students may register in more than one section per term.

Lecture: 0 Lab: 0 Credits: 3
MILS 401
Leadership and Management

Develops student proficiency in planning and executing complex operations, functioning as a member of a staff, and mentoring subordinates. Students explore training management, methods of effective staff collaboration, and developmental counseling techniques.

Prerequisite(s): [(MILS 301 and MILS 302)]
Lecture: 3 Lab: 2 Credits: 3
Satisfies: Communications (C)
MILS 402
Officership

Study includes case study analysis of military law and practical exercises on establishing an ethical command climate. Students must complete a semester long Senior Leadership Project that requires them to plan, organize, collaborate, analyze, and demonstrate their leadership skills.

Prerequisite(s): [(MILS 301, MILS 302, and MILS 401)]
Lecture: 3 Lab: 2 Credits: 3
Satisfies: Communications (C)
MILS 447
Aerobic Conditioning

Participation in aerobic exercise program; evaluation of the level of cardiovascular fitness.

Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Credits: 2
MILS 448
Aerobic Conditioning

Participation in aerobic exercise program; evaluation of the level of cardiovascular fitness.

Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Credits: 2
MILS 499
Advanced Independent Research

Intensive research and study of selected topics. May be repeated for a maximum of six credit hours. A practical laboratory is required for Army ROTC cadets.

Credit: Variable