Military Science (MISI)

Head of Department: Lieutenant Colonel Tanya Wahlberg

Department of Military Science: William Hall Building

1101. General Military Science Ia

One credit. One class period and one 2-hour laboratory period. Intended for freshmen and sophomores. Consent of instructor is required.

Effective leadership competencies, basic soldier and life skills; critical thinking; goal setting; physical fitness; time management; stress management.

1102. General Military Science Ib

One credit. One class period and one 2-hour laboratory period. Intended for freshmen and sophomores. Consent of instructor is required.

Leadership attributes and professional ethics; Army rank, structure, and military duties; professional communications; land navigation and small-unit tactics.

1133. General Military Science: Air Rifle Marksmanship

One credit. One class period, two hours lecture and laboratory. May be taken only once for credit.

Air Rifle Marksmanship will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of rifle marksmanship, the safe and proper use, and care of the rifle, the elements of competitive shooting, and the psychology of shooting.

2201. General Military Science IIa

(Formerly offered as MISI 1201.) One credit. One 2-hour class period and one 2-hour laboratory period. Intended for freshmen and sophomores. Prerequisite: MISI 1102. Instructor consent required.

Dimensions of tactical leadership; team dynamics and team building; historic leadership models; understanding personal motivations.

2202. General Military Science IIb

(Formerly offered as MISI 1202.) One credit. One 2-hour class period plus one 2-hour leadership laboratory. Prerequisite: MISI 2201; open only to freshmen and sophomores. Instructor consent required.

Leading teams in complex environments; terrain analysis, patrolling, and operations orders; theoretical study of Army Leadership Requirements model and adaptive leadership.

3301. General Military Science III

Three credits. One 3-hour class period and leadership laboratory. One weekend field training exercise. Prerequisite: Completion of the basic course in military science, basic training, or a six-week basic summer camp; in all cases, approval of the Professor of Military Science is required.

Leadership principles, techniques, and the responsibilities of command. Military instruction techniques, to include student class presentations.

3302. General Military Science III

Three credits. One 3-hour class period and leadership laboratory. One weekend field training exercise. Prerequisite: MISI 3301.

Dynamics of small unit tactics, and branches of the Army.

4401. General Military Science IV

Three credits. One 3-hour class period and leadership laboratory. One weekend field training exercise. Prerequisite: MISI 3302.

Army staff organization, unit administration and management, logistics, military intelligence, leadership seminar, the international system, and strategic doctrine.

4402. General Military Science IV

Three credits. One 3-hour class period and leadership laboratory. One weekend field training exercise.

Military law, obligations and responsibilities of an officer, contemporary human problems, and a leadership seminar.

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