Military Science (MILS)
MILS 1110 - Learning to Lead I (2 Credit Hours)
Must be taken concurrently with MILS 1120. Introduction to the basic principles of leadership to include case studies of problems junior leaders encounter. The fundamentals of drill and ceremony, military correspondence, the Army Physical Fitness Program. Significance of customs and traditions of the service. Introduction to rifle marksmanship and basic individual and squad tactics.
MILS 1120 - Applied Lead. Develop Lab I (1 Credit Hour)
The practical application of skills and knowledge taught during MS 1110. Laboratory develops importance of team building and individual contribution to mission accomplishment.
MILS 1130 - Learning to Lead II (2 Credit Hours)
Discussion of principles of leadership with emphasis on ethical reasoning, analysis of problems, communication with subordinates, issuance of orders, teaching and coaching subordinates and the leader as a counsellor. Explanation of the organization of Department of the Army and its role in defense of the nation. Individual and squad tactics. Introduction to tactical communication procedures.
Prerequisite(s): MILS 1110
MILS 1140 - Applied Lead. Develop. Lab II (1 Credit Hour)
The practical application of leadership skills and light infantry squad tactics.
Prerequisite(s): MILS 1120
MILS 2110 - Basic Lead. Skills Develop. I (2 Credit Hours)
Must be taken concurrently with MILS 2120. Discussion of leadership and its application to communication skills and human relations. Practical application of military writing--draft and edit military correspondence. Introduction to military briefings. Application of small unit tactics; individual and squad movement techniques--the responsibility of the leader.
MILS 2120 - Applied Basic Lead. Skills I (1 Credit Hour)
Practical application of the skills and knowledge taught during MILS 2110. The student will participate in a physical fitness program and employ tactical communications. The student will participate in tactical leadership problems at squad level.
MILS 2130 - Basic Lead. Skills Develop. II (2 Credit Hours)
A discussion of leadership relating to a small unit leader’s mission analysis and planning to accomplish the selected course of action; supervision to accomplish a task, motivational techniques to influence others and molding a unit as a team. A survey of leadership case studies. The fundamentals of map reading: marginal information, the grid system, the contour system and the method of navigating using a military map and lensatic compass.
Prerequisite(s): MILS 2110
MILS 2140 - Applied Basic Lead. Skills II (1 Credit Hour)
The practical application of the skills and knowledge taught during MILS 2130. Practical exercise designed to teach the student leadership via light infantry squad and platoon tactics. The leader in the conduct of an ambush patrol.
Prerequisite(s): MILS 2120