Military Science - Army ROTC (MISC)

Military Science - Army ROTC (MISC)

MISC 001  Introduction to Applied Military Leadership I  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Learn the basic military skills of land navigation, communication, and individual movement techniques. Understand the principles of followership as a member of a team.

Offered: Resident

MISC 002  Introduction to Applied Military Leadership II  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 001

Apply the basic military skills as a member of a squad and platoon in situationally based training exercises.

Offered: Resident

MISC 003  Intermediate Applied Military Leadership I  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 002

Learn advanced military skills of land navigation, communications and collective movement techniques.

Offered: Resident

MISC 004  Intermediate Applied Military Leadership II  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 003

Apply advanced military skills as a member of a squad or platoon, serving as team leaders whenever possible in situationally based training exercises. Upon completion, each student is prepared to assume junior leadership positions within the battalion; training, mentoring and developing the first year cadets.

Offered: Resident

MISC 005  Advanced Applied Military Leadership I  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 004

Learn the basics of planning and executing individual and collective training as team, squad and platoon leaders. Serve as junior leadership of the cadet battalion.

Offered: Resident

MISC 006  Advanced Applied Military Leadership II  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 005

Learn the basics of planning and executing situationally based training exercises as the squad, platoon, and company level leaders. Serve as the junior leadership of the cadet battalion. Upon completion, each student is prepared to successfully complete the Leadership Development and Assessment Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky and to assume primary leadership positions within the battalion; training, mentoring and developing the second year cadets.

Offered: Resident

MISC 007  Advanced Applied Military Leadership III  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 006

Apply advanced planning and executing skills, attributes and knowledge; assess and critique individual military performance. Serve as the senior leadership of the cadet battalion.

Offered: Resident

MISC 008  Advanced Applied Military Leadership IV  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 007

Apply advanced planning and executive techniques and procedures in the development, execution and evaluation of situationally based training exercises. Serve as the senior leadership of the cadet battalion. Upon completion, each student is prepared for Army's Basic Leadership Officer Course 2.

Offered: Resident

MISC 101  Fundamental Concepts  1 Credit Hour(s)  

This course introduces cadets to fundamental components of service as an officer in the United States Army. These initial lessons form the building blocks of progressive lessons in values, fitness, leadership, and officership. Additionally, the semester addresses "life skills" including: fitness; communications theory and practice (written and oral); and interpersonal relationships. Upon completion of this semester, the cadets should be prepared to receive more complex leadership instruction.

Offered: Resident

MISC 102  Basic Leadership  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 101

This course builds upon the fundamentals introduced in the previous semester by focusing on leadership theory and decision-making. Lessons in this semester include: problem solving; critical thinking; leadership theory; followership; group interaction; goal setting; and feedback mechanisms. Upon completion of this semester, cadets should be prepared to advance to more complex leadership instruction concerning the dynamics of organizations.

Offered: Resident

MISC 201  Advanced Leadership  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 102

This course is the first of two designed to teach the principles of leadership. Building upon the fundamentals introduced in the first year, this course explores communication and leadership theory. The course emphasizes practical exercises, as students are increasingly required to apply communication and leadership principles. The course is dedicated to developing leadership and communication skills in the student with an understanding of their value to the Army. Topics discussed include: communication, leadership, and problem solving.

Offered: Resident

MISC 202  Tactics and Officership  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 201

This course focuses on leadership by providing an extensive examination of the unique purpose, roles, and obligation of commissioned officers. It provides a look at our organizational values and their application to the decision-making process and leadership. The course contains a case study of Army leadership since the Vietnam War in the context of previous lessons of values, decision-making, and communication skills. The course also studies Principles of Tactics, Values and Ethics, and Officership.

Offered: Resident

MISC 211  Basic Military Skills I  1 Credit Hour(s)  
MISC 221  Basic Military Skills II  1 Credit Hour(s)  
MISC 300  Methods of Military Analysis  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Offered: Online

MISC 301  Small Unit Leadership  2 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 202

This course is the first of two that focus on leadership principles, small unit tactics, and the military planning process. The Leadership Development Process (LDP) is a component of this course as well as MISC 302. Other topics include light infantry tactics, motivational theory and techniques, and the role and actions of leaders. Emphasis is placed on applying the Troop Leading Procedures (TLPs) as a guide for planning, executing, and making decisions for complex operations. Cadets will learn military order formats and advanced communication skills to effectively present their plans.

Offered: Resident

MISC 302  Small Unit Operations  2 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 301

This course continues to focus on doctrinal leadership and tactical operations at the small unit level started in MISC 301. It includes opportunities to plan and conduct individual and collective training to gain leadership and tactical experience. This course synthesizes the various components of training, leadership and team building. Upon completion, cadets will possess the fundamental confidence and competence of leadership in a small unit setting. Following MISC 302, cadets will attend a challenging summer leadership camp.

Offered: Resident

MISC 310  Tactical Concepts I  2 Credit Hour(s)  
MISC 320  Tactical Concepts II  2 Credit Hour(s)  
MISC 350  Military Leaders and Leadership  3 Credit Hour(s)  

An examination of great military leaders and their unique styles of leadership.

Offered: Online

MISC 401  Leadership, Management, and Ethics  2 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 302

This course is the first of two designed to prepare cadets for the transition to lieutenant. The course emphasizes a continuation of leadership and management exercises intended to synthesize and integrate the principles of leadership learned in previous courses. Topics addressed include staff coordination, fundamental counseling methods, the Army Training Management System, ethical imperatives for the junior officer, and battlefield ethics.

Offered: Resident

MISC 402  Transition to Lieutenant  2 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: MISC 401

This course is the culmination of officership training. The course emphasizes the skills required of newly commissioned officers and concludes with a capstone practical exercise entitled "Platoon Leader." Topics include: military justice and leadership; operational law; organizing for military operations; and administrative management and logistics. At the conclusion of this course, newly commissioned officers are prepared to meet the physical, moral, emotional, and intellectual leadership challenges facing the evolving Army in the 21st century.

Offered: Resident

MISC 410  Ethics, Professionalism & Mili  2 Credit Hour(s)  
MISC 420  Military Leadership  2 Credit Hour(s)  
MISC 490  Research in Military Doctrine  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Online Prerequisite: MISC 300

An introduction to the basic strategy, intelligence cycle, analysis, and history of military operations and campaigns as related to established and new military doctrine.

Offered: Online

MISC 491  Senior Capstone  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Online Prerequisite: MISC 300

This course is a senior level capstone seminar covering interpretations, research methodologies, Christian worldview approaches, vocational opportunities, and assessment.

Offered: Online

MISC 495  Directed Research  1-3 Credit Hour(s)  

Offered: Resident

MISC 497  Special Topics in Military Science  1-3 Credit Hour(s)  

MISC 497 - Special Topics in Military Science (1 to 3 hours)

Offered: Resident

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