Fall/Spring. One class per week. This course facilitates the development of leadership skills while giving practical experience in military skills. Areas of emphasis include drill and ceremonies, squad level tactics, first aid and land navigation. Advanced Course cadets conduct the training and lead the cadet battalion under cadre supervision. A weekend field training exercise and weekly physical fitness training are included in the course.
Fall. One class per week. A progressive overview of the U.S. Army to include its history, its organization, its customs and courtesies, its strategic mission, dynamic structure, and methods of tactical deployment. Included is a field trip, where students are exposed to on- and off-duty Army life and have the opportunity to observe new combat arms lieutenants in action.
Spring. One class per week. Fundamentals of basic tactics to include movement techniques, battle drill/assault techniques, squad tactical control measures, land navigation, and first-aid training. Designed to give the student an initial level of tactical proficiency and a degree of leadership training.
Fall. One class per week. Challenges the student to become tactically and technically proficient. Students study the military element of power, learn and practice first aid, use light infantry tactics, and gain a fundamental knowledge of map reading. Prerequisite: Concurrent or past enrollment in MILS 10041 or permission of the department chair.
Spring. One class per week. This course prepares students to be positive and assertive leaders and conduct instruction through the study and application of basic military leadership principles. Includes leadership assessment training and student classroom presentations. Prerequisite: Concurrent or past enrollment in MILS 10041 Introduction to Military Science or permission of the department chair.
Fall/Spring. Special study opportunities as directed by the Department Chairman. (1-6 semester hours.)
Fall. One class per week. Students learn effective counseling, writing, and human relation skills necessary to positively influence human behavior. Students develop confidence and leadership experience in addition to land navigation skills and tactical proficiency. Group participation and exposure to leadership reaction situations. Prerequisite: Basic Course or equivalent credit.
Spring. One class per week. An analysis of the leader's role in directing and coordinating the efforts of individuals and organizations. This professional block of instruction involves student role modeling and analysis of controversial leadership case situations. Students practice and learn the necessary skills to take charge when responsible, as well as control and positively influence personnel under stressful situations. Additional professional skills are also taught. Prerequisite: Completion of MILS 30053 or permission of department chair.
Fall/Spring. Opportunity for independent study as directed by the instructor prior to enrollment. (1-6 semester hours)
This course represents credit earned through a semester study abroad experience with an institution or program with which Texas Christian University has an official agreement to accept credit. The site and specific content will be identified on the official transcript. Courses appearing on a student's official transcript have been included in the student's grade point average.
Fall. One class per week. Designed to review the mission and structure of the Army as well as discuss its professional and social aspects. The course focuses on oral and written communication skills, counseling techniques, evaluation, and reporting procedures, as well as introducing the combined arms concept. Prerequisite: Completion of MILS 30053 and 30063 or permission of department chair.
Spring. One class per week. An examination of the dynamics of modern warfare from the perspective of the combat battalion task force. The integration of maneuver forces, air power, intelligence, logistics, and air mobility by a ground combat commander is studied in both practical exercise and case studies. A variety of other subjects relating to staff procedures and command and control are covered. Prerequisite: Completion of MILS 30053 and 30063 or permission of department chair.