Military Science Course Description(s)

MILS1010 Introduction to Military Science and Leadership (1)

An introduction to ROTC, military customs and traditions, benefits of Army Service and basic military skills. Laboratory consists of participation in leadership exercises, introduction to land navigation, adventure training, rifle marksmanship, and Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC).

MILS1020 Foundations of Leadership (1)

A continuation of Introduction to Military Science and Leadership. Prerequisites: MILS1010

MILS2010 Innovative Team Leadership (2)

An overview of Military Leadership which prepares students for ROTC advanced courses. Classroom and laboratory instruction includes: leadership, land navigation, adventure training, oral and written communications, responsibilities of Army officers, and other general military subjects. Course is designed to aid future leaders in acquiring effective skills for influencing others, with particular reference to positions of military leadership.

MILS2020 Military Leadership (2)

A continuation of learning leadership skills with continuing emphasis on professional development through land navigation, Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), marksmanship, and other military skills. Laboratory consists of progressive participation in leadership exercises, adventure training, and tactical operations.

MILS2500 Military Style Fitness (1)

A practical application of military style fitness adapted for any students who wish to improve their overall fitness level. Emphasis is on cardiovascular and upper body development. May be repeated for up to 12 credits.

MILS2900 Military Science Practicum (6)

A field based introduction to military subjects such as land navigation, map reading, marksmanship, and leadership. Practicum is a four-week Leadership Training course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. The course fulfills MILS1010, 2010, 2020, and ROTC program requirements. Students may also earn a two-year scholarship while completing this course. The NNU Army ROTC advisor determines enrollment eligibility.

MILS3010 Adaptive Team Leadership (3)

A study of basic Army tactics and leadership skills required to increase poise and confidence for military trainers and leaders. Students learn the techniques of effective counseling, training, and leadership in a military environment. Laboratory consists of progressive participation in advanced leadership exercise and practical application of basic tactics and leadership skills. Prerequisites: MILS1010, MILS1020, MILS2010, MILS2020, or MILS2900

MILS3020 Leadership in Changing Environments (3)

A continuation of MILS3010. Refines the fundamentals of small unit combat operations and basic leadership skills. Prepares students for success in MILS3900, the Advanced Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Laboratory consists of practical application of the basic soldier and leader skills studied in class including conceptualizing, decision-making, communication, planning, executing, and assessing in a tactical environment. Prerequisites: MILS3010

MILS3900 Leadership Practicum in a Culturally Diverse Environment (3-6)

A field based course which provides students with the opportunity to apply the leadership and soldier skills they have learned on campus. Students will work with and provide leadership to culturally diverse groups of people. The course is completed at the thirty day Army ROTC Advanced Course at Fort Knox Army Post in Kentucky. Note: This course is required for all contracted students and is usually completed during the summer between junior and senior years. Fulfills a General Education Level II Cross-Cultural Experience if taken with MILS3900CC Intercultural Lab Level 2. Prerequisites: MILS3010

MILS4010 Developing Adaptive Leaders (3)

In this course cadets will learn to identify the responsibility of key staff roles and use situational opportunities to teach, train, and develop subordinates. This course develops proficiency in planning, executing, and assessing complex operations, functioning as a member of a staff, and providing leadership performance feedback to subordinates. Cadets assess risk, make ethical decisions, and coach fellow ROTC cadets. Prerequisites: MILS3010, MILS3020

MILS4020 Leadership in a Complex World (3)

This course focuses on the dynamics of leading in the complex situations of current military operations in the contemporary operating environment. It will also examine the differences in customs and courtesies, military law, principles of war, and rules of engagement in the face of international terrorism. Much of the curriculum is centered around aspects of interactions with non-government organizations, civilians on the battlefield, and host nation support. Prerequisites: MILS4010

MILS4960 Military Science Internship (1)

This internship will allow cadets to apply skills acquired throughout their time in Army ROTC to further prepare them for commissioning as officers in the Army, Army Reserves, and Army National Guard having already completed the senior level requirements for the minor in Military Science prior to commissioning into the Army. Prerequisites: MILS4010, MILS4020, and instructor approval