100 Level Courses

MLSC 100: Introduction to Army/ROTC. 1 credit.
Introduces leadership values and ethics; responsibilities of officership; the organization, customs, and traditions of the U.S. Army; time management; and physical well-being. Includes a laboratory in applied leadership, common military tasks, and physical fitness. Offered by Military Science. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Physical Activity Course
Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture
MLSC 102: Leadership Skills II. 1 credit.
Introduces leadership principles, dimensions, styles, and assessment, among other varied topics. Includes a laboratory in applied leadership, common military tasks, and physical fitness. Offered by Military Science. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to MLSC 101.
Specialized Designation: Physical Activity Course
Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

200 Level Courses

MLSC 200: Self/Team Development. 1 credit.
Covers leadership skills, such as values and ethics. Also teaches how to influence, how to communicate, how and when to make decisions, how to engage in creative problem solving, and how to plan and organize. Includes a laboratory in applied leadership, common military tasks, and physical fitness. Offered by Military Science. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Physical Activity Course
Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture
MLSC 202: Leadership Skills IV. 1 credit.
Builds on the leadership skills developed in Leadership Skills III with additional emphasis on communication, team building, and team leadership. Includes a laboratory in applied leadership, common military tasks, and physical fitness. Offered by Military Science. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to MLSC 201.
Specialized Designation: Physical Activity Course
Recommended Prerequisite: MLSC 100 level completion/dual enrollment.
Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

300 Level Courses

MLSC 300: Applied Leadership I. 1 credit.
Applied leadership with an introduction to the principles of physical fitness and healthy lifestyle; counseling as means of subordinate development; problem solving; operational analysis, development, and execution; and methods for preparing and presenting instruction. Students are given an introduction to the Leader Development Program that is used to evaluate their leadership performance and provide students with developmental feedback. Some weekend training required. Includes a laboratory in applied leadership, common military tasks, and physical fitness. Offered by Military Science. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Physical Activity Course
Recommended Prerequisite: MLSC 100, 101, 200, or veterans status, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture
MLSC 302: Applied Leadership II. 1 credit.
Applied leadership covering the models of communications (verbal and nonverbal), technology to communicate, how to prepare and conduct formal briefings, an introduction to the Army branches, diversity and equal opportunity training, ethical decision making, & group cohesion and dysfunction. Some weekend training required. Includes a laboratory in applied leadership, common military tasks, and physical fitness. Notes: Enrollment in MLSC 300 level course is restricted to students who are contracted or are pre-approved by department/Army ROTC as pending contracting. Offered by Military Science. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to MLSC 301.
Specialized Designation: Physical Activity Course
Recommended Prerequisite: MLSC 100 & 200 level completion or military credit exemption.
Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

400 Level Courses

MLSC 400: Leadership and Management. 3 credits.
Considered the "transition to lieutenant" phase in which managerial theories are applied to personnel, training, and logistics management situations. Students have command and staff responsibilities for the Mason cadet corps and receive hands-on experience operating as a management team. There are several briefing and writing requirements as well. Includes a laboratory in applied science, common military tasks, and physical fitness. Offered by Military Science. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: MLSC 300 and 301 or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture
MLSC 402: Leadership and Ethics. 3 credits.
Continuing the "transition to lieutenant" phase of ROTC, examines ethics of military environment to include customs, ethical codes & decision making, constraints, and appeals to moral principles. American judicial system is also examined, with emphasis on the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Command and staff responsibilities are assigned to students for hands-on experience operating as a management team for Mason cadet corps. Includes a laboratory in applied leadership, common military tasks, and physical fitness. Offered by Military Science. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to MLSC 401.
Recommended Prerequisite: MLSC 300 & 302.
Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture
MLSC 499: Senior Advanced Military Studies. 0 credits.
Offered by Military Science. May be repeated within the degree.
Schedule Type: Independent Study