Freshmen, also known as a MSI, begin by learning basic Army customs and courtesies, Army terminology, and Army Drill and Ceremony.
MSL 1101 Leadership and Personal Development: 2 semester hours.
Introduces personal challenges and competencies critical for effective leadership. Learn life skills such as critical thinking, goal setting, time management, physical fitness, and stress management, as related to leadership, officership, and the Army profession. Develop basic knowledge and comprehension of Army leadership dimensions, the ROTC program, its purpose, and its advantages. COREQ: MSL1101L (Fall Semester Only)
MSL 1101L Leadership and Personal Development Laboratory: 0 semester hours
Practical application of classroom instruction, leadership exercises, adventure training, military skills, and tactical instruction. Military branch and rank orientation is also applied. COREQ: MSL1101 (Fall Semester Only)
MSL 1102 Introduction to Tactical Leadership: 2 semester hours
Setting direction, problem-solving, listening, presenting briefs, providing feedback, and using effective writing skills. Students explore dimensions of leadership values, attributes, skills, and actions in the context of practical, hands-on, and interactive exercises. Explore in more detail the Army's leadership philosophy and learn fundamental military concepts. COREQ: MSL1102L (Spring Semester Only)
MSL 1102L Introduction to Tactical Leadership Laboratory: 0 semester hours
Practical application of classroom instruction, leadership exercises, adventure training, military skills, and tactical instruction. Military branch and rank orientation is also applied. COREQ: MSL1102 (Spring Semester Only)
MSL 1110 Military Style Physical Fitness Civilian Only: 1 semester hour
Participate in and learn to lead a physical fitness program. Emphasis on developing an individual fitness program and the role of exercise and fitness in one's life. (Fall and Spring Semesters)