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Introduction to ROTC
INTRO MIL SCI
CLASS CODE: MS 101 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: EXERCISE & SPORTS SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Selected leadership activities such as marksmanship, rappelling, white water rafting, physical training, drill and ceremonies, survival, orienteering, field communications, and other adventure training.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: This course provides an introduction to the role, customs, and traditions of the United States Army. The student will receive instruction in such military subjects as small-unit tactics, individual tactical movement, first aid, and introduction to leadership. Laboratory consists of progressive participation in leadership exercises, adventure training, and military skills orientation.
Marksmanship, rappelling, white water rafting, physical training, drill and ceremonies, survival, cross-country skiing, mountaineering, orienteering, field communications, and other adventure training.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Develop an interest in the military
2. Become familiar with customs, traditions and the wearing of the uniform
3. Learn to be a leader
4. Become familiar with basic drill and ceremony.
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Student will learn through discussion, labs, drills, and field training exercises.
2. Student will be assessed through participation, practical experiences, inspections, oral review, peer and instructor evaluations
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER: Grading criteria: points will be distributed as follows: Class Attendance/Participation = 150 ptsFinals = 100 ptsLab Attendance/participation = 150 ptsTotal = 400 ptsFinal grades will be determined based on the number of points that have accrued.Extra credit points will be awarded for participation in the Fall FTX, Color Guard, and physical fitness class.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1998