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Army ROTC Basic Course
The Basic Course normally takes place during your first two years in college as elective courses. It normally involves one elective class or lab each semester. You will learn basic military skills and the fundamentals of leadership, as well as start the groundwork toward becoming an Army leader. You can take Army ROTC Basic Course without a military commitment.


Freshman Year: The Role of the Army
Topics:
Roles and Origins of the Army
Army Customs and Traditions
Branches of the Army
Military Operations and Tactics

Classes:
MILS 110 Introduction to Leadership I - 1 credit
MILS 111 Basic Leadership Lab – 1 credit (lab to be taken with MILS 110)
MILS 112 Learning to Lead– 1 credit
MILS 113 Basic Leadership Lab II– 1 credit (lab to be taken with MILS 112)


Sophomore Year: The Role of an Officer
Topics:
Role of the Officer and Noncommissioned Officer
Communications
Code of Conduct
First Aid
Principles of War
Military Operations and Tactics


Classes:
MILS 210 Applied Leadership – 2 credits
MILS 211 Basic Leadership Lab III– 1 credit (lab to be taken with MILS 211)
MILS 212 Leadership Development– 2 credits
MILS 213 Basic Leadership Lab IV– 1 credit (lab to be taken with MILS 212)

Army ROTC Advanced Course
The Advanced Course takes place during your last two years in college as elective courses. It normally includes one elective class or lab each semester, plus a summer leadership course. You will learn advanced military tactics and gain experience in team organization, planning and decision-making. Entering the Advanced Course requires a commitment to serve as an Officer in the U.S. Army after you graduate.


Junior Year: Small Unit Training
Topics:
Command and Staff Functions
Nuclear, Biochemical and Chemical Warfare
Law of War
Weapons
Human Behavior
Math Reasoning
Computer Science
Military Operations and Tactics


Classes:
MILS 310 Leadership Tactics– 3 credits
MILS 311 Advanced Leadership Lab I – 1 credit (lab to be taken with MILS 310)
MILS 312 Leadership and Management– 3 credits
MILS 313 Advanced Leadership Lab II – 1 credit (lab to be taken with MILS 312)
MILS 314 ROTC Advanced Camp– 3 credits (LDAC, taken at Fort Lewis, Washington)

Senior Year: Transition to Becoming An Officer
Topics:
Military Justice
Intelligence and Electronic Warfare
Army Personnel Management
Army Logistics
Post and Installation Support
Military Operations and Tactics


Classes:
MILS 410 Advanced Leadership and Management– 3 credits
MILS 411 Advanced Leadership Lab III– 1 credit (lab to be taken with MILS 410)
MILS 412 Officership – 3 credits
MILS 413 Advanced Leadership Lab IV– 1 credit (lab to be taken with MILS 412)

Leader Development and Assessment Course:
Every Army ROTC Cadet who enters into the Advanced Course attends the Leader Development and Assessment Course. It's a four-week summer course to evaluate and train all Army ROTC Cadets. This course normally takes place between your junior and senior years of college, and is conducted at Fort Lewis, Washington.

Additional Training:
Cadets are also allowed to attend the US Army Airborne School, Air Assault School, Sapper School and many others. Additionally, cadets receive rifle marksmanship, physical training, rappeling, hand grenade, combat water survival training (CWST), and land navigation training.

For More Information Contact:

Mr. Tim Connelly
318-342-1561

The University of Louisiana at Monroe
Military Science
127 Warhawk Way
Brown Stadium, Room 224
Monroe, Louisiana 71209-0370

 

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