ROTC 101. FOUNDATIONS OF OFFICERSHIP
This is an introductory course to the U.S. Army Officer profession. The student becomes acquainted with the roles played by the ROTC program, the active Army, the U.S. Army Reserves and the U.S. National Guard, in providing for the national defense. The student is introduced to the technical skills and management tools required of today’s Army officers, government officials, and business leaders. 2 credits.
ROTC 102. FOUNDATIONS OF OFFICERSHIP II
This course examines the unique duties and responsibilities of U.S. Army Officers. Students learn basic life skills pertaining to developing physical fitness and endurance, healthy living, stress-management, time-management, and communication skills. Leadership styles are examined through a review of military history and specific battles. Army values and ethical behavior also serve as a focus for this course. 2 credits.
ROTC 103. BASIC LEADERSHIP
Presents fundamental leadership concepts and doctrine. Practice basic skills that underlie effective problem solving. Cadets will learn how to apply active listening, counseling and evaluation skills to various leadership roles and situations. Critical thinking and brainstorming will be introduced as key components of the Army problem-solving process. Officer experiences are examined through a variety of presentations by active, reserve, and retired Army Officers. 2 credits.
ROTC 201. INDIVIDUAL LEADERSHIP STUDIES I
The student will become familiar with the different management tools, technical skills and leadership skills necessary to lead individuals and groups in various situations. The student will learn various situations. The student will learn communications and goal- setting in small organizations; effective writing and public speaking; performance and evaluation as the leader of a five member team required to accomplish tasks in a practical setting. The student will gain this knowledge through classroom instruction and leadership laboratories. 2 credits.
ROTC 203. LEADERSHIP AND TEAMWORK
Focuses on self-development guided by knowledge of self and group processes. Challenges current beliefs, knowledge and skills. 2 credits.
ROTC 205. LEADERSHIP TRAINING COURSE
This is a 5-week summer training course at Fort Knox sponsored by Cadet Command. This course is designed for students who have not taken the required ROTC courses during their Freshman and Sophomores years and who wish to contract with the ROTC program at the start of their junior year. The course focuses on basic soldier skills and includes an obstacle course, water survival, M-16 rifle marksmanship, squad tactics and leadership evaluations. Students attending this course must be academically aligned as a junior at the beginning of the fall term after camp. Students are encouraged to visit the ROTC department prior to signing up for this course. 6 credits.
ROTC 301. LEADERSHIP AND PROBLEM SOLVING
Examines basic skills that underlie effective problem solving. Analyzes the role officers played in the transition of the Army. Review the features and elections of leader development program. Analyze military missions and plan military actions. Execute squad battle drills. 2 credits.
ROTC 302. LEADERSHIP AND PROBLEM SOLVING II
The student further develops the technical expertise, management tools and leadership skills necessary to lead individuals and groups in varied situations and environments. Using classroom instruction, leadership laboratories, and field training exercises the student will plan, prepare, and execute orders and operations. The student will be prepared to complete any and all assigned tasks or missions. 2 credits.
ROTC 303. MILITARY LEADERSHIP- LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS
Develop cadet leadership competencies. Prepare for success at the National Advance Leadership Camp. Recognize leader responsibility to accommodate subordinate spiritual needs. 2 credits.
ROTC 401. LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT I
The discussion and examination of military and corporate training, the preparation of training, and the historical foundations of conducting training. The course will address leadership ethics and develop effective counseling techniques. Studies will additionally emphasize the development of oral and written communication. Required Prerequisite. ROTC 303. 2 credits.
ROTC 402. LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT II
Discuss staff organization junctions and processes. Analyze counseling responsibilities and methods. Examine principles and subordinate motivation and organization change. Apply leadership and problem solving principles to a complex case study simulation. 2 credits.
ROTC 403. OFFICERSHIP
Capstone course designed to explore topics relevant to second lieutenants entering the Army. 2 credits.