Military Science Courses

Basic Course: Military Science education Basic Course consist of MS 101, MS 102, MS 201, MS 202, and associated Leadership Labs. It serves as a prerequisite for entry into the Advanced Course classes. The Basic Course focuses on individual military tasks, introduction to the military culture, and foundational leadership concepts (Lead Self and Lead Others). Students can receive elective course credit during fall and spring semesters.  Students have no general commitment to the military.  Students that would like to continue on, meet all standards and requirements towards becoming a commissioned officer, will have the opportunity to attend Cadet Summer Training (CST) to improve their basic level understanding of leadership, physical fitness, team building, and confidence. 

  • Military Science Leadership 101: Introduction to the Army (Fall) 1hr credit
  • Military Science Leadership 102: Foundations of Agile and Adaptive Leadership (Spring) 1hr credit
  • Military Science Leadership 201: Leadership and Decision Making (Fall) 2hr
  • Military Science Leadership 202: Army Doctrine and Team Development (Spring) 2hr

Advanced Course: Military Science education Advance Course consist of MS 301, MS 302, MS 401, MS 402, and associated Leadership Labs. Successful completion of the Advance Course is a commissioning requirement. The Advance Course focuses on continued leader development, collective tasks, and organizational leadership (Leading squads/platoons and Leads the Cadet Battalion).   

  • Military Science Leadership 301: Training Management and the Warfighting Functions (Fall) 1hr credit
  • Military Science Leadership 302: Applied Leadership in Small Unit Operations(Spring) 3hr credit
  • Military Science Leadership 401: The Army Officer (Fall) 3hr credit
  • Military Science Leadership 402: Company Grade Leadership (Spring) 1hr credit


Leadership Lab

Leadership Lab is in conjunction with each of the aforementioned M.S. level classes in the advanced course. It is a period which supplements and reinforces, through practical application, the fundamentals taught in each of the Military Science classes. Leadership Lab is a progressive leading experience designed to produce effective and efficient Second Lieutenants for the United States Army.

  • Military Science Leadership Laboratory 105/107 (Fall/Spring) 1hr credit
  • Military Science Leadership Laboratory 205/207 (Fall/Spring) 1hr credit
  • Military Science Leadership Laboratory 305/307 (Fall/Spring) 1hr credit
  • Military Science Leadership Laboratory 405/407 (Fall/Spring) 1hr credit


Physical Training (PT)

Physical Training is Military Functional Fitness designed to develop students ability to plan, execute, assess, and resource Army Physical Readiness Training (PRT) in all operating environments in accordance with Army Field Manual 7-22. Additionally, participants will be taught the importance of cardio respiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition through the execution of a created 17 week physical fitness regimen. At the conclusion of this course students will be able to utilize the Army eight-step training model to develop a holistic fitness training plan, conduct an Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT), conduct an Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT), conduct the Combat Water Survival Test (CWST), and demonstrate the attributes required to lead unit PRT in demanding conditions. Physical Fitness is conducted three times a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday).