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Military Science—Army

starMSCI 1100 Foundations of Officership 2 Credits
Formation and functioning of the American defense establishment and its relationship with American society, customs and traditions of the Army, aspects of military physical fitness training, selected topics dealing with current world affairs, challenges facing the military in the future. Introduces rifle marksmanship, mountaineering, drill and ceremony and optional field training exercises. Prerequisite(s): U.S. citizenship

starMSCI 1200 Basic Leadership 2 Credits
Introduction of basic leadership theory, principles and skills, with emphasis on effective oral communications. Students present a military skill subject briefing. Skills taught include rifle marksmanship, small unit communications and land navigation. Leadership lab focuses on rappelling, tactical formations, drill and ceremony and optional field training exercises. Prerequisite(s): U.S. citizenship

starMSCI 1300 Army Conditioning Program 1 Credit
Challenging instruction that concentrates on students’ individual weaknesses and directly applies exercises designed to increase flexibility, muscular strength, and cardiorespiratory endurance. Student also develops the ability to design and lead a fitness program. May be repeated for a total 6 credits. This course is open to University of Tennessee, Knoxville, ROTC students only.

starMSCI 2100 Individual Leadership Studies 2 Credits
Practical application of small unit operating techniques and training to include first aid, evacuating casualties, marksmanship and weapons familiarization, map reading and land navigation, drill and ceremony, and customs and traditions. This course is open to University of Tennessee, Knoxville, ROTC students only. Prerequisite(s): U.S. citizenship and three years remaining to complete degree

starMSCI 2200 Leadership & Teamwork 2 Credits
Introduction to Army values, ethics, equal opportunity, and sexual harassment training; counseling techniques; problem solving; career decision making; motivating subordinates; developing and leading a physical fitness program; and military common task training. This course is open to University of Tennessee, Knoxville, ROTC students only. Prerequisite(s): MSCI 2100; or consent of instructor

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