CLASSES

 

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Military Science I: Freshman Year

This year serves as the cadet’s first introduction to the Army. Topics covered include military courtesy, military history, basic first aid, basic rifle marksmanship, land navigation, rappelling, fundamentals of leadership, map orienteering, field training, and drill and ceremony. These courses are open to non-ROTC students without military obligation.

  • MS1: Leadership Laboratory (FALL & SPRING) Pass/No Pass

  • MS2: Foundations of Officership (FALL) 1 Unit

  • MS3: Basic Leadership (SPRING) 1 Unit

These courses (except the leadership laboratory) are open to non-ROTC students without military obligation.


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Military Science II: Sophomore Year

The second year is an expansion of the topics taught in the first year of the program. Cadets are introduced to tactics, troop leading procedures, basics of operations orders, and ethics. These courses are open to non-ROTC students without military obligation.

  • MS1: Leadership Laboratory (FALL & SPRING) Pass/No Pass

  • MS100: Individual Leadership Studies (FALL) 2 Units

  • MS101: Leadership and Teamwork (SPRING) 2 Units

These courses (except the leadership laboratory) are open to non-ROTC students without military obligation.


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Military Science III: Junior Year

The course sequence in this year is mainly focused on the application of leadership and small-unit tactics. Cadets are assigned rotating leadership positions within the school battalion and are evaluated on their performance and leadership abilities while in those positions. Third year cadets practice briefing operations orders, executing small-unit tactics, leading and participating in physical training, and preparing for successful performance at the five-week leader development and assessment course during the summer following the third year. Attendance at the course is mandatory.

  • MS1: Leadership Laboratory (FALL & SPRING) Pass/No Pass

  • MS132: Leadership and Ethics (FALL) 3 Units

  • MS131: Leadership and Problem Solving (SPRING) 3 Units


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Military Science IV: Senior Year

This is the final year of the ROTC program and the main focus is preparing cadets to become successful lieutenants in the United States Army upon graduation and commissioning. Senior cadets apply for their branches (career fields) of interest in the fall and receive the branch results from the ROTC selection board in the winter. Cadets are assigned cadet battalion staff positions and are responsible for evaluating MSIII cadets and executing training operations and missions.

  • MS1: Leadership Laboratory (FALL & SPRING) Pass/No Pass

  • MS141: Leadership and Management (FALL) 3 Units

  • MS142: Officership (SPRING) 3 Units


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Army Physical Training Classes

The physical fitness class is designed to help educate and train students with the fundamentals of physical fitness. The focus of the class is to expand the knowledge base of students in order to better prepare them to create their own fitness regiments. It is open to all students, but required for all cadets and students interested in joining the Army ROTC program.

 

    • MA1: Military Physical Fitness and Nutrition (FALL & SPRING) 1 Unit