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Learn how to employ Army technical and tactical skills in small unit operations. You will also develop the essential components of Army training, leadership, and team building.
ROTC is divided into two courses. During your freshman and sophomore years, you will attend the Basic Course. Here, you can participate with no military obligation.
Fundamental Concepts (MISC 101) - 1 Credit
Basic Leadership (MISC 102) - 1 Credit
Advanced Leadership (MISC 201) - 1 Credit
Tactics and Officership (MISC 202) - 1 Credit
If you decide to continue to the Advanced Course your junior and senior year, you will be pursuing the path to becoming an Army Officer.
Small Unit Leadership (MISC 301) - 2 Credits
Small Unit Operations (MISC 302) - 2 Credits
Leadership, Management, and Ethics (MISC 401) - 2 Credits
Transition to Lieutenant (MISC 402) - 2 Credits
Leadership Labs & Field Training Exercises (FTX)
Hone your skills in Mission Command through Leadership Labs and FTXs.
Lab (MISC 001-008)*is on Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. You'll be taught basic skills, including first aid, land navigation, and movement techniques. As an upperclassman, you are given opportunities to teach underclassmen some of these necessary skills and tactics. During your third year, you might find yourself as a squad leader organizing your group to accomplish a mission quickly and effectively. Following your mission, you will be assessed and given feedback on what dimensions of leadership you can potentially change or improve.
*Number is respective to the semester of ROTC
Army Officer Requirements
GPA: Obtain a bachelor's degree with at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Prerequisites: Complete MISC 301, 302, 401, 402, all labs, and Advanced Camp, and take an approved Military History Course
Physical Fitness Test: Meet Army Physical Fitness Test and height/weight standards 60 days before commissioning
Recommendation: You must be strongly recommended by the Professor of Military Science
Secret Security Clearance: Apply for and receive a secret security clearance
Drug Screening: Pass drug screening 90 days before commissioning
Participation: Participate in a staff ride or battlefield tour
CWST: Pass the Combat Water Survival Test (CWST)
Complete all Cadet Professional Development
Military Leadership Minor
As a part of the program, you will eligible for the Military Leadership Minor. Adding the minor to your degree requires no additional coursework.