2017-2018

Military Science (MLTS)

Courses

MLTS 101. Fundamentals of Leadership I with Lab. 3 Credit Hours.

Introduces Cadets to the personal challenges and competencies that are critical for effective leadership. Cadets learn how the personal development of life skills such as critical thinking, goal setting, time management, stress management, and comprehensive fitness relate to leadership, officership, and the Army profession. The focus is on developing basic knowledge and comprehension of Army leadership dimensions.
Session Cycle: Fall
Yearly Cycle: Annual.

Fall 2017MLTS 101A1743W2:30pm - 6:00pm(J. Ibarra)

MLTS 102. Fundamentals of Leadership II with Lab. 3 Credit Hours.

Overviews basic leadership fundamentals such as setting direction, problem-solving, listening, presenting briefs, providing feedback, and using effective writing skills. Cadets explore dimensions of leadership attributes and core leader competencies in the context of practical, hands-on, and interactive exercises. Cadet role models and the building of stronger relationships among the Cadets are critical aspects of the MILTS 102 program.
Session Cycle: Spring
Yearly Cycle: Annual.

Spring 2018MLTS 102A3759W2:30pm - 6:00pm(P. Fiol)

MLTS 201. Principles of Military Leadership I with Lab. 3 Credit Hours.

Explores the dimensions of creative and innovative tactical leadership strategies and styles by examining team dynamics and two historical leadership theories that form the basis of the Army leadership framework (trait and behavior theories). Cadets practice aspects of personal motivation and team building in the context of planning, executing, and assessing team exercises and participating in leadership labs.
Session Cycle: Fall
Yearly Cycle: Annual.

Fall 2017MLTS 201A1744W2:30pm - 6:00pm(P. Fiol)

MLTS 202. Principles Military Leadership II with Lab. 3 Credit Hours.

The course highlights dimensions of operation orders, terrain analysis, and patrolling. Further study of the theoretical basis of the Army Leadership Requirements Model explores the dynamics of adaptive leadership in the context of military operations. Cadets develop greater self-awareness as they assess their own leadership styles and practice communication and team building skills.
Session Cycle: Spring
Yearly Cycle: Annual.

Spring 2018MLTS 202A3760W2:30pm - 6:00pm(G. Fortunato)

MLTS 301. Small Unit Leadership I with Lab. 3 Credit Hours.

Challenges cadets to study, practice, and evaluate adaptive leadership skills as they are presented with scenarios related to squad tactical operations. Cadets receive specific feedback on their leadership attributes and actions. With the feedback, and own self-evaluations, cadets develop their leadership and critical thinking abilities. The focus is developing cadets’ tactical leadership abilities in preparation for ROTC’s summer Leadership Development and Assessment Course (LDAC).
Session Cycle: Fall
Yearly Cycle: Annual.

Fall 2017MLTS 301A1745W2:30pm - 6:00pm(J. Lessard)

MLTS 302. Small Unit Leadership II with Lab. 3 Credit Hours.

Apply team leadership challenges to build cadet awareness and skills in leading tactical operations at the small unit level. They conduct military briefings and develop proficiency in the operation orders process. The focus is on exploring, evaluating, and developing skills in decision-making, persuading, and motivating team members. Cadets prepare to attend the ROTC summer Leader Development Assessment Course (LDAC).
Session Cycle: Spring
Yearly Cycle: Annual.

Spring 2018MLTS 302A3761W2:30pm - 6:00pm(J. Ibarra)

MLTS 401. Leadership and Management I with Lab. 3 Credit Hours.

Transitions the focus of student learning from being trained, mentored and evaluated to learning how to train, mentor and evaluate others. Students will attain knowledge and proficiency in several areas critical in their future roles as officers, including the Military Decision Making Process, training management, counseling, risk management, effective communication, ethical/moral decision making, and administrative systems within the Army.
Session Cycle: Fall
Yearly Cycle: Annual.

Fall 2017MLTS 401A1746W2:30pm - 6:00pm(C. Wingate)

MLTS 402. Leadership and Management II with Lab. 3 Credit Hours.

Explores the dynamics of leading Soldiers and completes the transition from student to Army lieutenant. Significant emphasis is placed on preparing students to face the complex ethical and practical demands of leading Soldiers in the US Army using case studies and exercises. Additionally, students will develop a Battle Analysis and participate in a Staff Ride at a historic military site.
Session Cycle: Spring
Yearly Cycle: Annual.

Spring 2018MLTS 402A3762W2:30pm - 6:00pm(C. Wingate)