Military Science Course Offerings
MILS 101 Leadership and Military Science 1 (two credits)
An introductory course designed to orient students to the ROTC program and to familiarize students with the fundamentals of various military skills including rappelling, land navigation, first aid, and weapon and equipment orientation. Additionally the curriculum emphasizes customs and traditions of the military, stress management, goal setting, time management and physical fitness. Leadership students have an option to participate in a survival field training exercise that includes a ride in a military helicopter, rappelling from a 60-foot tower, land navigation and field survival skills. Leadership laboratory required. Physical fitness session optional.
MILS 102 Leadership and Military Science 2 (two credits)
Further development of leadership skills and the orientation of the ROTC program. Curriculum focuses primarily on communication skills, leadership traits and behaviors, and basic combat tactics. Additionally, advanced land navigation skills and basic rifle marksmanship skills are taught. Students have the opportunity to attend a field training exercise that includes land navigation skills, live M-16 rifle firing and a helicopter ride in Neenah. Leadership lab required. Physical fitness session optional.
MILS 201 Basic Leadership and Management 1
Familiarizes students with leadership traits, analysis and styles, effective communication, introduction to problem solving and the Army troop-leading procedures, principles of warfare, the Army value system and terrorism awareness. Students have an option to participate in a survival field training exercise that includes activities such as rappelling from a 60-foot tower, land navigation and marksmanship training. Leadership laboratory required. Physical fitness session optional.
MILS 202 Basic Leadership and Management 2
Familiarize students with Army troop-leading procedures, problem-solving, map-reading and orienteering, infantry battle drills, and the Army orders process. Students have the opportunity to attend a field training exercise that includes advanced land navigation skills, live M-16 rifle firing and a helicopter ride to a Neenah middle school. Leadership laboratory required. Physical fitness session optional.
MILS 301 Advanced Leadership and Management 1
The objective of this course is to present instruction in and practical applications of the principles and techniques of leadership and management by identifying and illustrating effective leadership traits. Provides an insight into factors affecting behavior and an opportunity for application of leadership and management techniques. An introduction to the basics of military justice and supply management. Prerequisite: completion of MILS 101, MILS 202 or prior military service.
MILS 302 Advanced Leadership and Management 2
The objectives of this course are to stress the leadership role in directing and coordinating individual and military team efforts in the execution of offensive and defensive missions; to familiarize students with the roles of the various branches in the overall mission of the Army and their functions in support of forces; and to teach the principles of command and control, leadership techniques and communications systems used in the tactical employment of small units. Leadership laboratory required and includes a weekend field trip. Prerequisite: MILS 301.
MILS 401 Applied Leadership and Management 1
The objectives of this course are to give an overview of Army organization; to give an introduction to the duties of the staff, emphasizing staff estimates and reports, military intelligence, staff planning, operations and staff recommendation; further study in command, decision-making, command and control, and introduction and study of ethics and the military profession. Leadership laboratory required and includes a weekend field trip.
MILS 402 Applied Leadership Management 2
The objectives of the course are: 1) to introduce students to military law and administration, 2) continue the study of organization leadership, 3) introduce students to military protocol and 4) provide a field and social environment for students to exercise military tactical training and social courtesies. Leadership laboratory required. Includes a weekend field trip.