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MILITARY SCIENCE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

military science 101. Introduction to the Military. A general introduction course which will broaden student knowledge of military structure and operation, customs and courtesies, rank structure, weaponry, threat structure and land navigation. 2 credits. 

military science 102. Military History. A general introduction to the various interpretations of the causes and nature of conflict as exhibited in war; the evolution of the United States armed conflict; the principles of war and their applications; and the influence of society, technology, and personal leadership on the conduct of war. Concentration on American military history from colonial times to the present. 2 credits. 

military science 201. Leadership I. An introduction to the basic concepts and skills required to become an effective leader of small groups. The case study approach is emphasized in analyzing leadership in military, business and other situations. 2 credits. 

military science 202. Leadership II. An overview of Army leadership doctrine with specific emphasis on the military as a profession, the military ethic, leadership counseling and team building. Emphasizes the case study approach of analyzing leadership in military and other environments. 2 credits. 

military science 205. ROTC Basic Camp Summer Practicum. Six weeks of training at a military installation. Basic Camp graduates are qualified to enroll in the Advanced Course. Prerequisites: sophomore/rising juniors, must be approved by Military Science Program. 6 credits. 

military science 295. Special Topics. Selected Topics in Military Science. The topics may vary from semester to semester. Military Science Program approval required prior to registration. May be repeated for credit when topics change. 2 credits. 

military science 301. Advanced Military Science I. Detailed reading of military maps and land navigation utilizing a map and a compass. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Basic Course and approval of Military Science Program. 3 credits. 

military science 302. Advanced Military Science II. Group interactions and the role of the leader. Emphasis is on the sixteen leadership dimensions. Includes development and implementation of a unit physical fitness program. Prerequisites: Successful completion of the Basic Course, MISC 301, and approval of Military Science Program. 4 credits. 

military science 305. ROTC Advanced Camp Summer Practicum. Six weeks of intensive leadership application. Students are exposed to varying leadership situations requiring problem-solving and decision-making skills under physically and mentally stressful conditions. Prerequisites: MISC 301 and 302 and approval of Military Science Program. 3 credits. 

military science 401. Command and Staff Operations. Command and staff operations and procedures, military briefings, and military correspondence are studied in detail. Prerequisites: MISC 302 and approval of Military Science Program. 3 credits. 

military science 402. Ethics and Professionalism. Study of military justice, the Law of Warfare, professionalism and ethics. Prerequisite: MISC 401 and permission of instructor. 3 credits. 

military science 495. Special Topics. Selected topics in military science. The topics may vary from semester to semester. Military Science approval required prior to registration. May be repeated for credit when topics change. 3 credits.

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