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Central State University
ROTC

title Military Science Classes


MIL 1501 (Rangers) - This course requires students to apply leadership skills under stressful situations.  We examine problem-solving skills and resourcefulness through application of theory to stressful leadership situations.  Students are expected to pass stringent physical aptitude tests.  Medical clearance is required.  This course requires no military obligation and is open to all Central State University students.  Prerequisite:  Instructor permission.

MIL 1511 (Foundations of Officership with Leadership Laboratory) - Students will increase confidence through team study and activities in basic drill, physical fitness, rappelling, leadership reaction course, first aid, oral presentations, and basic rifle marksmanship; learn and practice basic concepts of leadership in both classroom and outdoor laboratory environments; learn and practice team building leadership skills that can be applied throughout life.  Students will participate in and learn to lead a physical fitness program.  Emphasis will be placed on the development of an individual fitness program and the role of exercise and fitness in one's life.  This course is a prerequisite for entry into the Advanced ROTC program.  The course requires no military obligation and is open to all Central State University students.  Medical clearance is required.

MIL 1512 (Basic Foundations of Officership with Leadership Laboratory) -  Students will learn and apply the principles of effective leading; reinforce self-confidence through participation in physically and mentally challenging exercises with upper division ROTC students; develop communication skills to improve individual performance and group interaction; relate organizational ethical values to the effectiveness of a leader; learn and practice basic skills; and build self-confidence and team-building leadership skills.Students will participate in and learn to lead a physical fitness program.  Emphasis will be placed on the development of an individual fitness program and the role of exercise and fitness in one's life.  The course requires no military obligation and is open to all Central State University students.  This course is a prerequisite for entry into the Advanced ROTC program.  Medical clearance is required.

MIL 2511 (Individual Leadership Studies with Leadership Laboratory) - Introduction to individual and team aspects of military tactics in small unit operations.  Includes the use of radio communications, making safety assessments, movement techniques, planning for team safety/security, and methods of pre-execution of checks.  Practical exercises with upper division ROTC students.  Students will learn techniques for training others as an aspect of continued leadership development; learn and practice basic skills; and build self-confidence  and team-building leadership skills.  Physical fitness emphasis will be placed on the development of an individual fitness program and the role of exercise and fitness in one's life.  This course is a prerequisite for entry into the Advanced ROTC program.  This course requires no military obligation and is open to all Central State University students.  Medical clearance is required.

MIL 2512 (Leadership and Teamwork with Leadership Laboratory) - Introduction to individual and team aspects of military tactics in small unit operations.  Includes the use of radio communications, making safety assessments, movement techniques, planning for team safety/security, and methods of pre-execution of checks.  Practical exercises with upper division ROTC students.  Students will learn techniques for training others as an aspect of continued leadership development; learn and practice basic skills; and build self-confidence  and team-building leadership skills.  Physical fitness emphasis will be placed on the development of an individual fitness program and the role of exercise and fitness in one's life.  This course is a prerequisite for entry into the Advanced ROTC program.  This course requires no military obligation and is open to all Central State University students.  Medical clearance is required.

MIL 3511 (Leadership and Problem-Solving with Leadership Laboratory) - A series of practical opportunites to lead small groups, receive personal assessments and encouragement, and lead again in situations of increasing complexity.  Uses small unit defensive tactics and opportunites to plan and conduct training for lower division ROTC students both to develop such skills and as vehicles for practicing leading.  FTX (Field Training Exercise) of 24-96 hours required.  Involves leadership responsibilities for planning, coordination, execution, and evaluation of various training activities with Basic Course students and for the ROTC program as a whole.  Students develop. practice, and refine leadership skills by serving and being evaluated in a variety of responsible positions.  Students will participate in and learn to plan and lead a physical fitness program that develops the physical fitness required of an officer in the Army.  Emphasis will be placed on the development of an individual fitness program and the role of exercise in one's life.  There is a military obligation for taking this course.  Prerequisite for this course is successful completion of MIL 1511, MIL 1512, MIL 2511, and MIL 2512 with a grade of "C" or better.

MIL 3512 (Leadership and Ethics with Leadership Laboratory) - Continues the methodology of MIL 3511.  Students will analyze tasks; prepare written or oral guidance for team members to accomplish tasks; delegate tasks and supervise; plan for and adapt to the unexpectedin organizations under stress; and examine the importance of ethical decision-making in setting a positive climate that enhances team performance.  FTX (Field Training Exercise) of 24-96 hours required.  The course involves leadership responsibilities for planning, coordination, execution and evaluation of various training activities with Basic Course students and for the ROTC program as a whole.  Students develop, practice, and refine leadership skills by serving and being evaluated in a variety of responsible positions.  Students will participate in and learn to plan and lead a physical fitness program that develops the physical fitness required of an officer in the Army.  Emphasis will be placed on the development of an individual fitness program and the role of exercise and fitness in one's life.  There is a military obligation for taking this course.  Prerequisite for this course is successful completion of MIL 1511, MIL 1512, MIL 2511, MIL 2512, and MIL 3511 with a grade of "C" or better.

MIL 4511 (Leadership and Management with Leadership Laboratory) - Students will plan, conduct, and evaluate activities of the ROTC cadet organization; articulate goals; put plans into action to attain goals; assess organizational cohesion and develop strategies to improve it; develop confidence in skills to lead people and manage resources; and learn to apply various polocies and programs in this effort.  FTX (Field Training Exercise) of 24-96 hours is required.  The course involves leadership responsibilities for planning, coordination, execution, and evaluation of various training activities with Basic Course students and for the ROTC program as a whole.  Students develop, practice, and refine leadership skills by serving and being evaluated in a variety of responsible positions.  Students will participate in and learn to plan and lead a physical fitness program that develops the physical fitness required of an officer in the Army.  Emphasis will be placed on the development of an individual fitness program and the role of exercise and fitness in one's life.  There is a military obligation for taking this course.  Prerequisite for this course is successful completion of MIL 3512 with a grade of "C" or better.

MIL 4512 (Officership with Leadership Laboratory) - This course continues the methodology from MIL 4511.  Students will identify and resolve ethical issues; refine counseling and motivating techniques; examine aspects of tradition and law as they relate to leading as an officer in the United States Army; and prepare for a future as a successful lieutenant.  FTX (Field Training Exercise) of 24-96 hours is required.  The course involves leadership responsibilities for planning, coordination, execution, and evaluation of various training activities with Basic Course students and for the ROTC program as a whole.  Students develop, practice, and refine leadership skills by seving and being evaluated in a variety of responsible positions.  Students will participate in and learn to plan and lead a physical fitness program that develops the physical fitness required of an officer in the Army.  Emphasis will be placed on the exercise and fitness in one's life.

MIL 3797 (Military History) - The course objective  is to improve the student's understanding of the evolution of the war, the evolution of professionalism in the U.S. military, and the place of the American military in society.  The course requires no military obligation and is open to all Central State University students.  Prerequisite: permission from the Professor of Military Science.

MIL 4197 (Independent Study of Military Leadership) - The Independent Study of Military Leadership course is structured to allow a student to research and independently study a specific military topic agreed upon by the Professor of Military Science and the student.  In agreement with the Professor of Military Science, the student will select a topic of historic significance to understand, apply, and appreciate the lessons learned from past experiences of military operations or programs and their impact upon the Army or the Nation.  The course will entail detailed research, independent processing of thought, facts, and theory.  The end result of the course will be a written product of the quality to be published in a military journal that meets or exceeds writing requirements for college level students.  The course will be taught by the Professor of Military Science.  Course may be repeated for a total of 6 semester hours.  There is no military obligation for this course.  Prerequisite:  Permission from the Professor of Military Science.





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