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Curriculum Action Notice

From:

Academic Affairs Committee

Date:

Apr. 15th, 2010

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Jeffrey Bossworth , 206 Pinecrest Manor, ext. 4762.

1.      NEW COURSE: MS 1110: Leadership and Personal Development

 

Purpose and Nature of Course: This course focuses on the military as a profession and examines its organization, ethics and values. The course explores the responsibilities and impact of leadership and the rules, customs and traditions of military service. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of land navigation, physical fitness, drill and ceremonies, first aid and public speaking.

Prefix: __MS___________    Number: __1110____________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___ Leadership and Personal Development______________________

Credit(s) __1___ Undergraduate                     

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

            This is an introductory course open to all students without obligation. It focuses on the military as    a profession and examines its organization, ethics and values. The course explores the            responsibilities and impact of leadership and the rules, customs and traditions of military service.           Students are introduced to the fundamentals of land navigation, physical fitness, drill and    ceremonies, first aid and public speaking.

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) ___None_______

 

2.      NEW COURSE: MS 1120: Introduction to Tactical Leadership

Purpose and Nature of Course: The course explores leadership principles, decision-making and        team building. Students are introduced to tactical systems and the field environment. Students         learn advanced techniques in land navigation, terrain association, and first aid. 

Prefix: __MS___________    Number: __1120____________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___ Introduction to Tactical Leadership ______________________

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)

Credit(s) __1___ Undergraduate                     

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

                Open to all students without obligation. The course explores leadership principles, decision- making and team building. Students are introduced to tactical systems and the field environment.         Students learn advanced techniques in land navigation, terrain association, and first aid.  Students       also begin their program in professional military reading.

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) ___None_______

 

3.      NEW COURSE: MS 2210: Innovative Team Leadership

Purpose and Nature of Course: The course continues the        basic leader development process and focuses on applying the fundamentals of leadership and team-building skills. Students gain an understanding of small team dynamics and the roles and     responsibilities of junior leaders. It further reinforces the ideals of service, ethics and values, and develops students' confidence in their own skills, knowledge and attributes.

Prefix: __MS___________    Number: __2210____________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___  Innovative Team Leadership______________________

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)

Credit(s) __1___ Undergraduate                     

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

                Open to all students without obligation. The course continues the basic leader development process and focuses on applying the fundamentals of leadership and team-building skills.            Students gain an understanding of small team dynamics and the roles and responsibilities of       junior leaders. It further           reinforces the ideals of service, ethics and values, and develops students'       confidence in their own skills, knowledge and attributes.

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) ___None_______

 

4.      NEW COURSE: MS 2220: Foundations of Tactical Leadership

Purpose and Nature of Course: The course continues the        basic leader development process and             focuses on applying the fundamentals of leadership and team-building skills. Students gain an   understanding of small team dynamics and the roles and responsibilities of junior leaders. It          further reinforces the ideals of service, ethics and values, and develops students' confidence in their own skills, knowledge and attributes.

Prefix: __MS___________    Number: __2220____________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___  Foundations of Tactical Leadership______________________

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)

Credit(s) __1___ Undergraduate                     

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

                Open to all students without obligation. The course continues the application of leadership and        team-building principles. Proficiency in individual skills and leadership abilities is assessed           during situational training to evaluate students in leadership roles. Advanced techniques in        problem analysis,, planning and organizing, delegation, interpersonal skills, sound decision           making, and small team operations are emphasized..

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) ___None_______

 

5.      NEW COURSE: MS 2230: Leaderís Training Course Internship

Purpose and Nature of Course: This program is a paid 28 day summer military internship at Fort      Knox, Kentucky. The Leader's Training Course is a rigorous program designed to train students            on all Basic Course material and prepare them for entry into the MS 300 level courses.             Attendance at the Leaderís Training Course gives a student credit for missing the first two years    of ROTC.  In addition, graduate students with two years remaining until graduation may also     apply.

Prefix: __MS___________    Number: __2230____________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___  Leaderís Training Course Internship ______________________

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)

Credit(s) __3___ Undergraduate                     

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

                This program is a paid 28 day summer military internship at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Leader's Training Course is a rigorous program designed to train students on all Basic Course material and           prepare them for entry into the MS 300 level courses.  Sophomores may apply during the fall or spring semester.  Attendance at the Leaderís Training Course gives a student credit for missing         the first two years of ROTC and may qualify them for a two year Army ROTC Scholarship.  In             addition, graduate students with two years remaining until graduation may also apply.           

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) ___N/A______

 

6.      NEW COURSE: MS 3310: Innovative Team Leadership

Purpose and Nature of Course: The course expands and refines the leader development process.      This is an intensive program to prepare cadets for tasks, skills and responsibilities associated with           Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC). Cadets are trained and evaluated on the             full range of leadership skills and attributes. Written and oral communication skills, motivational           behavior, interpersonal skills, administrative procedures, decision-making and military field skills are emphasized. Prefix: __MS___________    Number: __3310____________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___  Innovative Team Leadership______________________

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)

Credit(s) __3___ Undergraduate                     

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

                Expands and refines the leader development process. This is an intensive program to prepare           cadets for tasks, skills and responsibilities associated with Leader Development and Assessment           Course (LDAC). Cadets are trained and evaluated on the full range of leadership skills and           attributes. Written and oral communication skills, motivational behavior, interpersonal skills,      administrative procedures, decision-making and military field skills are emphasized.

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) ___None_______

 

7.      NEW COURSE: MS 3320: Leadership in Changing Environments

Purpose and Nature of Course: The course continues the        basic leader development process and             focuses on applying the fundamentals of leadership and team-building skills. Students gain an   understanding of small team dynamics and the roles and responsibilities of junior leaders. It          further reinforces the ideals of service, ethics and values, and develops students' confidence in their own skills, knowledge and attributes.

Prefix: __MS___________    Number: __3320____________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___  Leadership in Changing Environments ______________________

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)

Credit(s) __3___ Undergraduate                     

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

                Expands on the skills introduced in MILS 310 and incorporates increasingly challenging       situations involving military technical, tactical and leadership skills. Advanced training in             marksmanship and physical fitness is emphasized. Course culminates with several field training      exercises where students are placed in simulated combat and evaluated on performance. Course is        designed to bring cadets to peak proficiency in physical conditioning and leadership ability.       

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) ___MS3310_____

 

8.      NEW COURSE: MS 3330: Leadership Development and Assessment Course Internship

Purpose and Nature of Course: This program is a paid 29-day advanced military internship at Fort    Lewis, Washington, which is mandatory for all students who have completed MS310 and MS320.           Emphasis is on the training, assessment and development of students as leaders and soldiers prior            to their senior year. The environment is highly structured and demanding, with a focus on       leadership at the small unit level under varied and challenging conditions. LDAC performance           weighs heavily in the selection process that determines the specialty and job opportunities    available to the student upon graduation and subsequent commissioning as a Second Lieutenant       in the U.S. Army.

Prefix: __MS___________    Number: __3330____________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___  Leader Development and Assessment Course Internship _______

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)

Credit(s) __3___ Undergraduate                     

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

                This program is a paid 29-day advanced military internship at Fort Lewis, Washington, which is       mandatory for all students who have completed MS310 and MS320. Emphasis is on the training,           assessment and development of students as leaders and soldiers prior to their senior year. The           environment is highly structured and demanding, with a focus on leadership at the small unit level       under varied and challenging conditions. LDAC performance weighs heavily in the selection   process that determines the specialty and job opportunities available to the student upon          graduation and subsequent commissioning as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) MS 3310 & MS 3320.

 

9.      NEW COURSE: MS 4410: Developing Adaptive Leaders

Purpose and Nature of Course: Prepares the students for commissioning as Second Lieutenants in the US Army.  Senior students assume leadership roles as cadet commanders, staff officers, or staff  assistants responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of all cadet training and operations. Training focuses on Army legal, administrative, and logistical systems and training methodologies. It reinforces individual competencies and maximizes opportunities for practical application of leadership skills.

Prefix: __MS___________    Number: __4410____________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___  Developing Adaptive Leaders ______________________

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)

Credit(s) __3___ Undergraduate                     

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

Prepares the students for commissioning as Second Lieutenants in the US Army.  Senior students assume leadership roles as cadet commanders, staff officers, or staff  assistants responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of all cadet training and operations. Training focuses on Army legal, administrative, and logistical systems and training methodologies. It reinforces individual competencies and maximizes opportunities for practical application of leadership skills. Prerequisite: MS 320

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) ___MS 3320____

 

10.  NEW COURSE: MS 4420: Leadership in a Complex World

Purpose and Nature of Course: The course is designed to prepare Cadets for transition from Cadet   to Second Lieutenant. Instruction seeks to expand the frame of reference. Cadets examine ethical

            And legal issues related to being an officer and continue to improve their leader and decision-          making             skills.  Several practical exercises and field training events supplement classroom      instruction.

Prefix: __MS___________    Number: __4420____________   CIP:__________________

Course Title: ___  Leadership in a Complex World ______________________

Credits (Place number of credits beside appropriate types)

Credit(s) __3___ Undergraduate                     

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

Culminates the leader development process for the students. Designed to prepare      Cadets for transition from Cadet to Second Lieutenant. Instruction seeks to expand the frame of  reference. Cadets examine ethical and legal issues related to being an officer and continue to improve their leader and decision-making skills. Several practical exercises and field training events supplement classroom instruction.          

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) ___MS4410_____

 

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