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. Prereq. ROTC students only.

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

Introduces personal challenges and competencies that are critical for adaptive leadership. Offers students an opportunity to learn the basics of the communications process and the importance for leaders to develop the essential skills to effectively communicate in the Army. Examines the Army profession and what it means to be a professional in the U.S. Army. Prereq. ROTC students only.

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. Prereq. ROTC students only.

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. Prereq. ROTC students only.

ARMY 2201. Innovative Team Leadership. 3 Hours.

Offers students the opportunity to identify successful leadership characteristics through observation of others and self through experiential learning exercises. Students record observed traits (good and bad) in a dimensional leadership journal and discuss observations in small group settings. Prereq. ROTC students only.

ARMY 2202. Foundations of Tactical Leadership. 3 Hours.

Examines how to build successful teams, various methods for influencing action, effective communication in setting and achieving goals, the importance of timing the decision, creativity in the problem-solving process, and obtaining team buy-in through immediate feedback. Prereq. ROTC students only.

ARMY 2211. Innovative Team Leadership Lab. 0 Hours.

Accompanies ARMY 2201. Prereq. ROTC students only.

ARMY 2212. Foundations of Tactical Leadership Lab. 0 Hours.

Accompanies ARMY 2202. Prereq. ROTC students only.

ARMY 3301. Adaptive Team Leadership. 4 Hours.

Gives students the opportunity to conduct self-assessment of leadership style, develop personal fitness regimen, and learn to plan and conduct individual/small-unit tactical training while testing reasoning and problem-solving techniques. Students receive direct feedback on leadership abilities. Prereq. Basic course or equivalent military experience (prior service, JROTC, USAR, ARNG, ROTC, Leader’s Training course). ROTC students are expected to register concurrently for ARMY 3311.

ARMY 3302. Leadership in Changing Environments. 4 Hours.

Examines the role communications, values, and ethics play in effective leadership. Topics include ethical decision making, consideration of others, spirituality in the military, and Army leadership doctrine. Emphasis is on improving oral and written communication abilities. Prereq. ARMY 3301. ROTC students are expected to register concurrently for ARMY 3312.

ARMY 3311. Adaptive Team Leadership Lab. 0 Hours.

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

ARMY 3312. Leadership in Changing Environments Lab. 0 Hours.

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

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. Prereq. 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. Prereq. ARMY 1102; ROTC students only. 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.

Examines differences in customs and courtesies, military law, principles of war, and rules of engagement in the face of international terrorism. Prereq. ARMY 3302; ROTC students are expected to register concurrently for ARMY 4411.

ARMY 4012. Company Grade Leadership. 4 Hours.

Explores the dynamics of leading in complex situations during Unified Land Operations I, II, and III. Examines the art of command and counseling. Prereq. ARMY 3302; ROTC students are expected to register concurrently for ARMY 4412.

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. Prereq. ARMY 3302. 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. Prereq. ARMY 3302. ROTC students are expected to register concurrently for ARMY 4412.

ARMY 4411. Developing Adaptive Leaders Lab. 0 Hours.

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

ARMY 4412. Leadership in a Complex World Lab. 0 Hours.

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

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. Prereq. Basic course or equivalent military experience (prior service, USAR, ARNG, ROTC, Leader’s Training Course); ROTC students only.