Army ROTC (ARMY)

ARMY 1101. Introduction to the Army and Critical Thinking. 1 Hour.

Introduces cadets to the Army and the Profession of Arms. Examines the Army profession and what it means to be a professional in the U.S. Army. Offers students an opportunity to develop basic knowledge and comprehension of the Army Leadership Requirements Model while gaining a complete understanding of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program, its purpose in the Army, and its advantages for the student. Cadets also have an opportunity to learn how resiliency and fitness support their development as an Army leader. Includes a leadership laboratory where cadets conduct practical applications of their military science curriculum.

ARMY 1102. Introduction to the Profession of Arms. 1 Hour.

Introduces cadets to the personal challenges and competencies that are critical for effective leadership. Offers cadets an opportunity to learn how the personal development of life skills such as critical thinking, time management, goal setting, and stress management relate to leadership and the Army profession; to learn the basics of the communications process; and the importance for leaders to develop the essential skills to effectively communicate in the Army. Includes a leadership laboratory where cadets conduct practical applications of their military science curriculum.

ARMY 1111. Introduction to the Army and Critical Thinking Lab. 0 Hours.

Accompanies ARMY 1101. Introduces basic soldier skills and introduces squad-level tactical operations in Leadership Lab. Students also participate in physical fitness training three days per week.

ARMY 1112. Introduction to the Profession of Arms Lab. 0 Hours.

Accompanies ARMY 1102. Introduces basic soldier skills and introduces squad-level tactical operations in Leadership Lab. Students also participate in physical fitness training three days per week.

ARMY 2201. Leadership and Decision Making. 3 Hours.

Focuses on leadership and decision making. Seeks to add depth to the cadets’ understanding of the Adaptability Army Learning Area. Outcomes are demonstrated through critical and creative thinking and the ability to apply troop leading procedures (TLP) to apply innovative solutions to problems. The Army profession is also stressed through leadership forums and a leadership self-assessment. Requires students to apply their knowledge outside the classroom in a hands-on performance-oriented environment during leadership labs and other field activities (team-building exercises, leadership development exercises).

ARMY 2202. Army Doctrine and Team Development. 3 Hours.

Focuses on Army doctrine and team development. Begins the journey to understand and demonstrate competencies as they relate to Army doctrine, Army values, teamwork, and warrior ethos. Stresses their relationship to the law of land warfare and philosophy of military service. Covers the ability to lead and follow through team-building exercises in small units up to squad level. Requires students to apply their knowledge outside the classroom in a hands-on performance-oriented environment during leadership labs and other field activities (team-building exercises, leadership development exercises).

ARMY 2211. Leadership and Decision Making Lab. 0 Hours.

Accompanies ARMY 2201. Introduces basic soldier skills and squad-level tactical operations in leadership lab. Includes participation in physical fitness training.

ARMY 2212. Army Doctrine and Team Development Lab. 0 Hours.

Accompanies ARMY 2202. Introduces basic soldier skills and squad-level tactical operations in leadership lab. Includes participation in physical fitness training.

ARMY 3301. Training Management and the Warfighting Functions. 4 Hours.

Focuses on training management and the warfighting functions. Constitutes an academically challenging course where the cadet is required to study, practice, and apply the fundamentals of training management and how the Army operates through the warfighting functions. At the conclusion of this course, the successful cadet should be capable of planning, preparing, and executing training for a squad conducting small-unit tactics. Requires students to apply their knowledge and leadership competencies outside the classroom in a hands-on performance-oriented environment during leadership labs and other field activities (team-building exercises, leadership development exercises). Requires prior completion of ARMY 1101, ARMY 1102, ARMY 2201, and ARMY 2202 or equivalent military experience.

ARMY 3302. Applied Leadership in Small Unit Operations. 4 Hours.

Focuses on applied leadership in small-unit operations. Constitutes an academically challenging course where the cadet is required to study, practice, and apply the fundamentals of direct-level leadership and small-unit tactics at the platoon level. At the conclusion of this course, the successful cadet should be capable of planning, coordinating, navigating, motivating, and leading a platoon in the execution of a mission. Seeks to prepare the cadet for the ROTC Cadet Leader Course (CLC), which the cadet attends in the summer at Fort Knox, KY. Requires students to apply their knowledge and leadership competencies outside the classroom in a hands-on performance-oriented environment during leadership labs and other field activities (team-building exercises, leadership development exercises). Requires prior completion of ARMY 1101, ARMY 1102, ARMY 2201, and ARMY 2202 or equivalent military experience.

ARMY 3311. Training Management and the Warfighting Functions Lab. 0 Hours.

Accompanies ARMY 3301. Introduces basic soldier skills and introduces squad-level tactical operations in leadership lab. Includes participation in physical fitness training.

ARMY 3312. Applied Leadership in Small Unit Operations Lab. 0 Hours.

Accompanies ARMY 3302. Introduces basic soldier skills and introduces squad-level tactical operations in leadership lab. Includes participation in physical fitness training.

ARMY 3503. American Military History. 4 Hours.

Focuses on the employment of the armed forces while examining the underlying factors that affected warfare, starting in the seventeenth century. Begins with European warfare and concludes with the issues facing the United States military today. Provides significant coverage of military operations and innovations to warfare. Encourages new ideas, thoughts, and creative discussion from students. ROTC students are expected to register concurrently for ARMY 3513.

ARMY 3504. Contemporary Army Operations. 2 Hours.

Introduces the roles and organization of the United States Army’s Active, Reserve, and National Guard components. Uses these concepts as building blocks to discuss United States Army doctrine and tactics, and examines recent and ongoing military operations around the world. ROTC students are expected to register concurrently for ARMY 3514.

ARMY 3513. American Military History Lab. 0 Hours.

Offers a leadership lab introducing basic soldier skills and squad-level tactical operations.

ARMY 3514. Contemporary Army Operations Lab. 0 Hours.

Offers a leadership lab introducing basic soldier skills and squad-level tactical operations.

ARMY 4011. The Army Officer. 4 Hours.

Focuses on development of the Army officer. Constitutes an academically challenging course where the cadet has an opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities to plan resources and assess training at the small-unit level and to learn about Army programs that support counseling subordinates and evaluating performance, values, and ethics; career planning; and legal responsibilities. At the conclusion of this course, the successful cadet should be familiar with how to plan, prepare, execute, and continuously assess the conduct of training at the company or field-grade officer level. Requires students to apply and refine their leadership competencies as they develop and plan outside the classroom in hands-on performance-oriented environments during leadership labs and other field activities (team-building exercises, leadership development exercises).

ARMY 4012. Mission Command and the Company Grade Officer. 4 Hours.

Offers cadets an opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities required of junior officers pertaining to the Army in unified land operations and company-grade officer roles and responsibilities. Includes small-group assignments, briefings, case studies, practical exercises, and an oral practicum. The oral practicum explores the cadet’s knowledge of preparation for the 20 Army warfighting challenges covered throughout the advanced course. Seeks to assist the cadet in preparing for the BOLCB course and is a mandatory requirement for commissioning. Requires students to apply and refine their leadership competencies as they develop and plan outside the classroom in hands-on performance-oriented environments during leadership labs and other field activities (team-building exercises, leadership development exercises).

ARMY 4401. Developing Adaptive Leaders. 4 Hours.

Develops student proficiency in planning and executing complex operations, functioning as a member of a staff, and mentoring subordinates. Students explore training management, methods of effective staff collaboration, and developmental counseling techniques. ROTC students are expected to register concurrently for ARMY 4411.

ARMY 4402. Leadership in a Complex World. 4 Hours.

Covers case study analysis of military law and practical exercises on establishing an ethical command climate. Students complete a semester-long Senior Leadership Project that requires them to plan, organize, collaborate, analyze, and demonstrate their leadership skills. ROTC students are expected to register concurrently for ARMY 4412.

ARMY 4411. The Army Officer Lab. 0 Hours.

Introduces basic soldier skills and squad-level tactical operations in leadership lab. Includes participation in physical fitness training.

ARMY 4412. Mission Command and the Company Grade Officer Lab. 0 Hours.

Introduces basic soldier skills and squad-level tactical operations in leadership lab. Includes participation in physical fitness training.

ARMY 4993. Independent Study. 1-4 Hours.

Offers independent study under direction of department staff. Intended for terms abroad. Students research the organization, characteristics, and mission of the military forces of the country where they are studying abroad. Emphasis is on recent and current operations in a regional and/or global context as well as engagement activities with the United States military. Requires prior completion of basic course or equivalent military experience (prior service, USAR, ARNG, ROTC, Leader’s Training Course). May be repeated without limit.