MS-Military Science Courses

Courses

MS 101. Military Leadership. 2 Hours.

Foundations of officership, examines the unique duties and responsibilitiesof officers. Discusses organization and role of the Army; reviews basic life skills pertaining to fitness and communication; analyzes Army values and expected ethical behavior.

MS 101L. Leadership Lab. 0 Hours.

Labs are the primary training opportunity for and by the cadet chain of command. To be efficient, labs shuld be multi-echelon exercises. The MS IV cadets act on guidance from the Professor of Military Science to plan, prepare, execute and evaluate the lab and also assist in assessing subordinate cadet leaders.

MS 102. Military Leadership. 2 Hours.

Basic leadership presents fundamental leadership concepts and doctrine. Practices basic skills that underlie effective problem solving; applies active listening and feedback skills; examines factors that influence leader and group effectiveness and examines the officer experience.

MS 102L. Leadership Lab. 0 Hours.

Labs are the primary training opportunity for and by the cadet chain of command. to be efficient, labs should be multi-echelon exercises. The MS IV cadets act on guidance from the Professor of Military Science to plan, prepare, execute and evalutate the lab and also assist in assessing subordinate cadet leaders.

MS 153. Basic Military Studies. 3 Hours.

Mini-term class stressing physical training, leadership, and communication skills. Designed for students who are not able to take scheduled MS 101, 102, and 103 classes. Taken only with permission of Professor of Military Science.

MS 201. Military Leadership. 2 Hours.

Quality Leadership and Management. Emphasizes individual skills necessary to be a successful leader and manager. Instruction on written and interpersonal communications, briefing/presentation skills, hands-on office equipment and computer software training. First aid and map reading.

MS 201L. Leadership Lab. 0 Hours.

Labs are the primary training opportunity for and by the cadet chain of command. to be efficient, labs should be multi-echelon exercises. The MS IV cadets act on guidance from the Professor of Military Science to plan, prepare, execute and evaluate the lab and also assist in assessing subordinate cadet leaders.

MS 202. Military Leadership. 2 Hours.

Continuation of Quality Leadership and Management. Through lecture, activities, films, short readings, and discussion, students examine leadership dynamics, individual and group behavioral processes and team building. Analysis of professional values and ethics. Decision making and problem solving skills.

MS 202L. Leadership Lab. 0 Hours.

Labs are the primary training opportunity for and by the cadet chain of command. to be efficient, labs should be multi-echelon exercises. The MS IV cadets act on guidance from the Professor of Military Science to plan, prepare, execute and evaluate the lab and also assist in assessing subordinate cadet leaders.

MS 203. Leadership and Management. 2 Hours.

Quality Leadership and Management. Group and individual physical fitness programs. Health and nutrition, weight control management and counseling techniques, safety management. Logistics management, planning and organizational skills, meeting management, general employee counseling techniques.

MS 204. Rangers. 1 Hour.

Develop leadership qualities of ROTC cadets through small unit tactics, self discipline, self confidence, and resourcefulness. Cadets participate in physical training. Enrolled cadets may participate in the two-day, 27-school South East Conference invitational varsity Ranger Challenge competition.

MS 205. Rangers. 1 Hour.

Develop leadership qualities of ROTC cadets through small unit tactics, self discipline, self confidence, and resourcefulness. Cadets participate in physical training. Enrolled cadets may participate in the two-day, 27- school South East Conference invitational varsity Ranger Challenge competition.

MS 206. Rangers. 1 Hour.

Develop leadership qualities of ROTC cadets through small unit tactics, self discipline, self confidence, and resourcefulness. Cadets participate in physical training. Enrolled cadets may participate in the two-day, 27-school South East Conference invitational varsity Ranger Challenge competition.

MS 207. Airborne Operations. 3 Hours.

This course requires 210 hours of student participation in airborne operations. The student will keep a journal of daily operations at airborne school in order to develop an airborne school for dummies booklet to be used as a guide for cadets and cadre when faced with questions about airborne school. The student must produce a point paper that discusses the relevancy or lack of relevancy of airborne operations in today's Army.

MS 250. Camp Challenge. 6 Hours.

Summer, off-campus, all-expense paid, hands-on seminar. Trains students in MS 100 and 200 level skills. Attending students qualify to compete for special 2-year, full scholarships to UAB.

MS 253. Basic Military Studies. 3 Hours.

Physical training, leadership, communication skills. Designed for students who are not able to take scheduled MS 201, 202, and 203 classes. Taken only with permission of Professor of Military Science.

MS 301. Military Leadership. 3 Hours.

Leadership and Problem solving examines basic skills that underlie effective problem solving; analyzes the role officers played in the transition of the Army from Vietnam to the 21ST century; reviews the features and execution of the Leadership Development Program; analyzes military missions, plan military operations and executes squad battle drills.
Prerequisites: MS 101 [Min Grade: C] and MS 102 [Min Grade: C](Can be taken Concurrently) and MS 201 [Min Grade: C] and MS 202 [Min Grade: C]

MS 301L. Leadership Lab. 0 Hours.

Labs are the primary training opportunity for and by the cadet chain of command. to be efficient, labs should be multi-echelon exercises. The MS IV cadets act on guidance from the Professor of Military Science to plan, prepare, execute and evaluate the lab and also, assist in assessing subordinate cadet leaders.

MS 302. Military Leadership. 3 Hours.

Leadership and Ethics probes leader responisbilities that foster an ethicalcommand climate; develops cadet leadership competencies; prepares for success at National Advanced Leadership Camp; recognizes leader responsibilty to accommodate subordinate spiritual needs; apply principles and techniques of effective wiritten and oral communication.
Prerequisites: MS 301 [Min Grade: C]

MS 302L. Leadership Lab. 0 Hours.

Labs are the primary training opportunity for and by the cadet chain of command. to be efficient, labs should be multi-echelon exercises. The MS IV cadets act on guidance from the Professor of Military Science to plan, prepare, execute and evaluate the lab and also assist in assessing subordinate cadet leaders.

MS 303. Pre-Cadet Leadership Course (CLC). 3 Hours.

Platton defensive and offensive measures; platoon movement techniques and command and staff functions. Incorporates all cadet skills for the Leadership Development and Assessment Course at Fort Lewis, Washington.
Prerequisites: MS 301 [Min Grade: C] and MS 302 [Min Grade: C]

MS 327. American Military History. 3 Hours.

Survey of American Military History from 1775 to present.

MS 401. Military Leadership. 3 Hours.

Oral and written presentation skills, including writing and reviewing selections of military correspondence and forms; presentation of performance-oriented training; conduct of briefings and meetings; analysis of organizational morals and ethics.
Prerequisites: MS 302 [Min Grade: C] and MS 301 [Min Grade: C]

MS 401L. Leadership Lab. 0 Hours.

Labs are the primary training opportunity for and by the cadet chain of command. to be efficient, labs should be multi-echelon exercises. The MS IV cadets act on guidance from the Professor of Military Science to plan, prepare, execute and evaluate the lab and also assist in assessing subordinate cadet leaders.

MS 402. Military Leadership. 3 Hours.

Military justice system and junior officer's use of it; Army personnel management, logistics system, and personal support agencies.
Prerequisites: MS 301 [Min Grade: C] and MS 302 [Min Grade: C] and MS 401 [Min Grade: C]

MS 402L. Leadership Lab. 0 Hours.

Labs are the primary training opportunity for and by the cadet chain of command. to be efficient, labs should be multi-echelon exercises. The MS IV cadets act on guidance from the Professor of Military Science to plan, prepare, execute and evaluate the lab and also assist in assessing subordinate cadet leaders.