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301. Leadership and Problem Solving (3)

Prerequisites: MS 202 and consent of instructor.
Corequisite for ROTC Cadets: MS 301L.
Enables students with no prior military or cadet experience to learn essential cadet knowledge and skills necessary for the integration into the cadet battalion and successful performance of key cadet tasks. Students are introduced to the Leadership Development Program.
Letter grade only (A-F).

301L. Leadership Laboratory (1)

Prerequisite: Accepted as a cadet in the Army ROTC Program; Corequisite: MS 301.
Serve in leadership positions in the military chain of command at squad, platoon, and company levels. Develop and execute unit plans and orders; train other students in basic skill building, teamwork, execute small unit tactics, and prepare for Leadership Development and Assessment Course.
Credit/No Credit grading only.

302. Leadership and Ethics (3)

Prerequisites: MS 301 and consent of instructor.
Corequisite for ROTC Cadets: MS 302L.
Continues the development of students as leaders in foundational areas of leadership, interpersonal communications, values and ethics.
Letter grade only (A-F).

302L. Leadership Laboratory (1)

Prerequisite: Accepted as a cadet in the Army ROTC Program; Corequisite: MS 302.
Students serve in leadership positions in military chain of command at squad, platoon and company levels. Develop and execute unit plans and orders; train other students in basic skill building, teamwork, execute small unit tactics, and prepare for the Leadership Development and Assessment Course training and evaluation.
Credit/No Credit grading only.

401. Leadership and Management (3)

Prerequisites: MS 302 and consent of instructor.
Corequisite for ROTC Cadets: MS 401L.
Begin the final transition from cadet to lieutenant. Focus on the Army's training management system, coordinating activities with staff, and counseling skills.
Letter grade only (A-F).

401L. Leadership Laboratory (2)

Prerequisite: Accepted as a cadet in the Army ROTC Program; Corequisite: MS 402.
Credit/No Credit grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 units. (Activity 4 hours.)

402. Officership (3)

Prerequisites: MS 302 and consent of instructor.
Corequisite for ROTC Cadets: MS 402L.
Complete transition from cadet to Lieutenant. Examine unit ethical climate and commander's role as moral anchor of unit. Topics include military law and leadership, Army organization, tactical and strategic operations, administrative and logistical management. Includes Leadership Development and Assessment Course Capstone Exercise.
Letter grade only (A-F).

402L. Leadership Laboratory (2)

Prerequisite: Accepted as a cadet in the Army ROTC Program; Corequisite: MS 402.
Credit/No Credit grading only. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 units. (Activity 4 hours.)

411. U.S. Military History (3)

Corequisite for ROTC Cadets: MS 401L or MS 402L.
Evolution of the art of war with emphasis placed on the changing nature of warfare as nations adjust to social, political, economic and technological developments.
Letter grade only (A-F).

497. Independent Studies (1‑3)

Prerequisites: Consent of Program Director and prior approval of topic.
Individual studies with faculty supervision in an area of Military Science specialization.
Letter grade only (A-F). Limited to a maximum of 3 units per semester. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.


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