Military Science (MSCI)

MSCI 10180     INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP I      1 Credit Hour

Introduces the student to the concept of leadership in the military and in democratic society in general. Examines leadership characteristics principles and styles. Students must participate in outdoor character-building exercises.

Corequisite: MSCI 10191 (ROTC only).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 10185     INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP II      1 Credit Hour

Introduces the student to techniques and methods that leaders must employ. Examines time management, stress management, staff/group dynamics, problem solving process and leadership climate.

Corequisite: MSCI 10191 (ROTC only).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 10191     LEADERSHIP SEMINAR I      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a total of 2 credit hours)Instructional program preparing individuals to undertake the broad range of tasks associated with the dimensions of leadership. Stresses decision-making roles of leaders in planning and executing organizational programs.

Corequisite: MSCI 10180 or MSCI 10185.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

MSCI 20180     SURVEY OF AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY      1 Credit Hour

Traces North American military history, theory, doctrine, strategy and tactics from the pre- Revolutionary period to the present.

Prerequisite: none.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 20181     LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENT I      2 Credit Hours

Interdisciplinary study of organizational leadership and group dynamics through assessment of sixteen behavioral dimensions. Provides practical application and assessment of leadership skills in formal organizations.

Corequisite: MSCI 20190 (ROTC only).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 20183     LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENT II      2 Credit Hours

Interdisciplinary study of organizational leadership and group dynamics through assessment of 16 behavioral dimensions. Provides practical application and assessment of leadership skills in formal organizations.

Corequisite: MSCI 20191 (ROTC only).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 20191     LEADERSHIP SEMINAR II      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for a total of 2 credit hours) Instructional program preparing individuals to undertake the broad range of tasks associated with the dimensions of leadership. Stresses decision-making roles of leaders in planning and executing organizational programs.

Corequisite: MSCI 20180 or MSCI 20181 or MSCI 20183.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

MSCI 20196     INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH      1,2 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit)Individual research projects in leadership, management techniques and mode program. Used only for selected personnel for entry into the advanced program.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 30160     LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT      2 Credit Hours

Develops managerial skills with emphasis on group dynamics, leadership theory and practical leadership experiences. Integrates communication skills, decision-making and group motivation.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Corequisite: MSCI 30191.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 30170     ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP      2 Credit Hours

Application of management fundamentals, decision theory and leadership principles to organizations. Emphasis in coordinating, directing and controlling organizations.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Corequisite: MSCI 30191.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 30183     LEADERSHIP PRACTICUM      1-4 Credit Hours

Practical application of leadership in the military team.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 7-28 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 30191     LEADERSHIP SEMINAR III      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit)Instructional program preparing individuals to undertake the brad range of tasks associated with the dimensions of leadership. stresses decision-making roles of leaders in planning and executing organizational programs.

Corequisite: MSCI 30160 or MSCI 30170.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 40160     MILITARY MANAGEMENT AND ETHICS      2 Credit Hours

Professional ethics and responsibilities of military leaders. Development of interpersonal and managerial communicative skills.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Corequisite: MSCI 40191.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 40170     THE PROFESSIONAL MILITARY OFFICER, MANAGEMENT, AND LAW      2 Credit Hours

Studies in professional officer development, military justice system and the management of personnel resources.

Prerequisite: special approval.

Corequisite: MSCI 40191.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 40191     LEADERSHIP SEMINAR IV      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit)Instructional program preparing individuals to undertake the broad range of tasks associated with the dimensions of leadership. Stresses dicision-making roles of leaders in planning and executing organizational programs.

Corequisite: MSCI 40160 or MSCI 40170.

Schedule Type: Field Experience, Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

MSCI 40196     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Individual research projects, reports and readings.

Prerequisite: Special approval and advanced program standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter