MILS

There are 17 courses in this subject. View all course listings.
MILS 101
1.00 cr.
Intro to Army and Critical Thinking

Introduces cadets to the personal challenges and competencies critical for effective leadership. Cadets learn how the personal development of life skills such as critical thinking, time management, goal setting, stress management, and comprehensive fitness relate to leadership, and the Army profession.

MILS 102
1.00 cr.
Leadership and Decision Making

Introduces cadets to the personal challenges and competencies that are critical for adaptive leadership. Cadets learn the basics of the communications process and the importance for leader's to develop the essential skills to effectively communicate in the Army. Students will examine the Army Profession and what it means to be a professional in the U.S. Army.

MILS 150
1.00 cr.
Leadership Lab

This class is the associated leadership lab for the MILS classes. It is the hands-on portion where individual and collective military tasks are practiced and leadership lessons are applied. Students must be enrolled in ROTC to take this course.

MILS 201
2.00 cr.
Leadership and Decision Making

Explores the dimensions of creative and innovative tactical leadership strategies and styles by examining team dynamics and two historical leadership theories that form the basis of the Army leadership framework. Aspects of personal motivation and team building are practiced planning, executing and assessing team exercises.

MILS 202
2.00 cr.
Army Doctrine and Team Development

Examines the challenges of leading teams in the complex operational environment. The course highlights dimensions of terrain analysis, patrolling, and operation orders. Further study of the theoretical basis of the Army Leadership Requirements Model explores the dynamics of adaptive leadership in the context of military operations. Cadets develop greater self awareness as they assess their own leadership styles and practice communication and team building skills.

MILS 210
1.00 cr.
Army Physical Fitness

This class is open to all students. Please note, this is a physically demanding class. It is a comprehensive fitness program based on the latest military fitness techniques and principles. Students participate in and learn the components of an effective physical fitness program, with emphasis on the development of an individual fitness program and the role of exercise and fitness in one's life. In addition, students will achieve the highest standards of physical fitness in preparation for the Army Physical Fitness Test.

MILS 252
3.00 cr.
The Evolution of American Warfare

This course is designed to provide an overview of American Military history from the Revolutionary War to the present, with emphasis on the post World War I era. It examines the cause, conduct, consequences, and historical threads of military conflict.

MILS 277
3.00 cr.
Cadet Professional Development Training (CPDT)

This course is devoted to the study and practical application of the Army profession and Army leadership development through first-hand service with real Army units on actual Army installations. Qualified cadets compete for selection to attend one of 23 separate Army courses. Note selection is very competitive and each Army-sanctioned course is very rigorous. Once selected, cadets hone their leadership and individual skills during two to four weeks of training and education. Possible courses include Airborne school, Air Assault school, Cadet Initial Entry Training, and Cadet Troop Leader Training. Students must be enrolled in ROTC to take this course.

MILS 299
1.00 cr.
Individual Study

This independent study course requires prior coordination with instructor once registered. This course will focus on leaders self-development projects and study, designed to develop leaders competencies and attributes.

MILS 301
3.00 cr.
Training Management and the Warfighting Function

Cadets will study, practice, and apply the fundamentals of Army Leadership, Officership, Army Values and Ethics, Personal Development, and small unit tactics at the platoon level. At the conclusion of this course, cadets will be capable of planning, coordinating, navigating, motivating and leading a squad and platoon in the execution of a mission during a classroom PE, a Leadership Lab, or during a Leader Training Exercise (LTX).

MILS 302
3.00 cr.
Applied Leadership in Small Unit Operations

Continuation of MILS301 course. Prerequisite:MILS301.

MILS 366
3.00 cr.
Advanced Camp

This course is a rigorous and demanding 32-day internship held at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and is designed to develop and evaluate leadership ability and determine preparedness to become commissioned Army officers. Cadets train in physically and mentally challenging situations to include land navigation, tactics, physical training, and drill and ceremony. Limited to cadets contracted with the US Army.

MILS 401
3.00 cr.
The Army Officer

An advanced course that places primary emphasis on officership with our MILS IV cadets who are our educational main effort; MILS401 and MILS402 together refine and ultimately completes the cadet-to-commissioned officer transition. In MILS401 Mission command and ethics is stressed along to assist the cadet in further embracing their future role as an Army officer. Prerequisites: MILS301, MILS302.

MILS 402
3.00 cr.
Company Grade Leadership

The cumulation of a four-year sequential, progressive, challenging developmental leadership experience. It is during this final semester that the cadet is undergoing final preparation for the duties and responsibilities of a commissioned officer along with their integration into the Army. The emphasis is placed on critical knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies skills newly commissioned officers will need. Prerequisites: MILS301, MILS302.

MILS 403
1.00 cr.
Application for Physical Conditioning

Students plan, organize and lead individual and team oriented physical conditioning activities. These activities are geared toward the physical development and instruction of underclassmen. All cadets will take a physicial fitness test prior to the end of the semester. Limited to ROTC cadets who executed an enlistment contract with the U.S. Army. Prerequisite: MILS210.

MILS 498
3.00 cr.
Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency Internship

Students will develop cultural awareness and foreign language proficiency skills through a one-month summer overseas immersion experience to one of 42 different countries. Internship will expose the student to culture and will intensify language study, which helps produce commissioned officers who possess the right blend of language and cultural skills required to support global operations in the 21st Century. Internship will focus on one of three immersion opportunities: military-to-military exchange, governmental or English instruction. Must be a contract ROTC Cadet to participate.

MILS 499
1.00 cr.
Individual Study

This independent study course requires prior coordination with instructor once registered. This course will focus on leader self-development projects and study, designed to develop leader competencies and attribute.