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Students participating at any NON-UH school, please check with your academic advisor as course numbers will be different for every school


MSCI 1125:1126: Physical Readiness Training

Cr. 1. (0-3). Open to all students. Utilizes Army fitness techniques; develops strength, flexibility and endurance; develops self-confidence through leadership training and physical activities.

MSCI 1131: Intermediate Physical Fitness

Cr. 1. (0-6). Prerequisite: must be ROTC cadet. Physically demanding. Develops skills through team competition. Land navigation, tactics, assembly/disassembly of weapon, and assembly of one-man rope bridge. Students are also required to attend fitness training five times a week. Participants compete for Ranger Challenge positions. Selected cadets compete against teams from other teams at the annual Ranger Challenge competition.

First Year

MSCI 1210:1220: Military Leadership

Cr. 2 per semester. (1-2). Open to all students. No military commitment is required. Principles of effective leadership; reinforcement of self-confidence through participation in physically and mentally challenging training with upper division ROTC students; development of communication skills to improve individual performance and group interaction. Relate ethical values to the effectiveness of leadership. Survival skills and self-defense.

Second Year

MSCI 2210:2220: Military Leadership Development

Cr. 2. (2-2). Characteristics of leadership, problem analysis, decision making, oral presentations, first aid, small unit tactics, land navigation, basic radio communication, marksmanship, fitness training, rappelling. Fitness training required three times per week in addition to class and lab.

MSCI 2810: Leader's Training Course (LTC)

Cr. 8. Prerequisite: approval of the department chair. No military obligation is associated with this course. Student will not receive credit for both the total combination of MSCI 1210:1220:2210:2220 and 2810. Four week off-campus field training practicum. Introduces student to the Army and leadership

Leader’s Training Course: Four Weeks, Four Phases, For Those who want to Lead
There are scholars among you who aspire to achieve something even greater than a college degree. They aspire to be leaders. They are Army ROTC Cadets — and you can join them by attending the Leader's Training Course (LTC).

LTC is four weeks of intense classroom and field training held in the summer at Fort Knox, KY. This course is an accelerated version of the two years of leadership development training Cadets receive in the Basic Course. By transforming yourself through this rigorous training, you will qualify for enrollment in Advanced Army ROTC on campus—provided you have two years of college remaining (undergraduate or graduate).

At LTC you experience the Army firsthand. You will receive the kind of leadership development training that is unmatched by any other program. How? By developing your potential in the most important of ways—mentally, physically and emotionally. You will be grouped into squads where you will gain experience in all leadership roles—culminating in verbal and written feedback on your improvement. You will also receive a stipend, transportation to and from Fort Knox, housing and meals. The four weeks and four phases of LTC can lead you to the ultimate goal: becoming an Army Officer.

The benefits of this leadership training will extend well beyond your college years into any career you choose. You may even qualify for a two-year scholarship that may take care of your college tuition and many other expenses.

Third Year

MSCI 3198:3298:3398: Special Problems
Cr. 1-3 per semester or more by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisite: junior standing and consent of department chair.

MSCI 3310:3320: Advanced Military Science
Cr. 3. (3-2). Prerequisite: MSCI 2220 or consent of the chair. Leadership; preparing combat orders; military instruction principles; small unit tactics; tactical communications; fitness training. Class is designed to prepare students for Advanced Camp. Fitness training required three times per week in addition to class and lab.

MSCI 3491: Leadership Development and Assessment Course
Cr. 4. Prerequisite: MSCI 3320 or consent of the chair. Off-campus field training practicum stressing application of leadership management with emphasis on tactical and special military skills. Places students in demanding and stressful leadership situations.

Leadership Development and Assessment Course "LDAC"
The Leaders Development and Assessment Course (LDAC), is conducted at Fort Lewis , Washington , for 32 days in the summer. It provides the best possible, professional training and evaluation for all cadets. Although the camp mission includes continued training and leadership development, the primary focus at camp is to evaluate each cadet's officer potential. This camp represents an opportunity for this command to gather all cadets on one "level playing field" for the purposes of making this assessment as accurately and as professionally as possible.

Fourth Year

MSCI 4310:4320: Advanced Military Science
Cr. 3. (3-2). Prerequisite: MSCI 3320 or consent of the chair. Leadership and command; military law; administration/staff operations and procedures; dynamics of the military team; training management; ethics and professionalism. Fitness training required three times per week in addition to class and lab.

MSCI 4398: Special Problems/Military History
Cr. 3 per semester. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing.