The Military Leadership minor prepares ROTC cadets to execute the duties of a commissioned officer in the United States Army. Includes 12 credits of applied military science focusing on military teamwork, leadership, management, and physical preparedness and 6 credits of foundational material including interpersonal self-awareness and the social construction of differences that are the basis for shared organizational objectives. Advances life-long learning and leader development utilizing the US Army Chief of Staff’s Professional Reading List. The minor is only available for students enrolled in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) and has been designed to connect the principles of teamwork and military leadership, allowing students to take both the minor in Military Leadership and the minor in Effective Teamwork and Communication.
(1) SOC 161 counts toward the Liberal Studies Social Science requirement. SOC 161 and SOC 151 are interchangeable for D/F repeat. SOC 161 is required for the Military Leadership minor.
(2) THTR 161 counts toward the Liberal Studies Fine Arts requirement. THTR 161 and THTR 101 are interchangeable for D/F repeat. THTR 161 is required for the Military Leadership minor.
(3) Students taking 300- and 400-level MLSC courses must be under contract with the Military Science Department to become a US Army officer.
(4) The Leadership Laboratory, a 0cr course, provides the practical application of military leadership through scenario based tactics.