Introduction to leadership dimensions while presenting a big-picture understanding of a leadership development program. Students have the option of participating in events including rappelling and land navigation. No military obligation is associated with this course. Open to all levels.
Overview of leadership fundamentals such as problem solving, public speaking, providing feedback, and using effective writing skills. Topics cover general knowledge of skills such as first aid, marksmanship, survival and orienteering. No military obligation is associated with this course.
Study of innovative leadership styles and Army tactics by examining key battles throughout history. Case studies will provide a tangible context for learning ethical decision making and warrior ethos as they apply in the contemporary operating environment. Open to all levels.
Examines the challenges of leading teams in the complex contemporary operating environment (COE). This course highlights dimensions of terrain analysis, patrolling and operation orders in the context of military operations. Open to all levels.
Four-week paid summer internship held at Fort Knox, Ky. Upon completion, the student will receive six credits and meet the requirements of the 100 and 200 level studies and qualify for continued studies in leadership development. Permission required, contact a Military Science Department advisor.
Integrates the principles and practices of effective leadership and personal development in order to adequately prepare you for the U.S. Army's Leader Development and Assessment program. Permission required, contact a Military Science Department advisor.
Builds on the foundation of MSL301. The focus is on developing students' situational leadership abilities to enable them to succeed in demanding, realistic, and stressful practical exercises requiring mental and physical agility. Permission required, contact a Military Science Department advisor.
Students will experience opportunities in planning and leading student operations in order to develop as adaptive leaders. Classroom and situational leadership experiences are designed to prepare students for their first workplace experience.
Explores the dynamics of leading in complex situations. Differences in cultural customs and courtesies, law of land warfare, and rules of engagement in the face of international terrorism are studied.