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Army ROTC

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FRESHMAN YEAR

MILS 11. Leadership and Personal Development

Taught on Stanford campus. Personal challenges and competencies for effective leadership. How life skills such as goal setting, time management, physical fitness, and stress management relate to leadership and officership. Development of a personal fitness program under the guidance of an Army master fitness trainer. Two 60-minute classes per week. Weekly 3-hour leadership labs required. One four-day weekend field exercise away from the University.

MILS 12. Foundations in Leadership I

Taught on Stanford Campus. Leadership fundamentals such as setting direction, problem solving, listening, presenting briefs, providing feedback, and effective writing skills. Leadership dimensions and values. Two 60-minute classes per week. Weekly 3-hour leadership labs required. One evening military formal dinner.

MILS 13. Foundations in Leadership II

Taught on Stanford campus. Leadership framework; practical applications in fundamentals such as problem solving, listening, presenting briefs, and effective writing skills. Values, attributes, skills, and actions in the context of practical and interactive exercises. Two 60-minute classes per week. Weekly 3-hour leadership labs required. One four-day weekend field training exercise away from the University.

SOPHOMORE YEAR

MILS 21. Innovative Leadership

Taught on Stanford campus. Creative and innovative leadership strategies and styles through historical cases and interactive exercises. Personal motivation and team building through team exercises. Focus is on leadership values and attributes through organizational customs and courtesies. Leadership case studies; individual creeds and organizational ethos. Two 60-minute classes per week. Weekly 3-hour labs required. One four-day weekend field training exercise away from the University.

MILS 22. Leadership in Changing Environments

Taught on Stanford campus. The challenges of leading in contemporary operational environments. Crosscultural challenges and applications to leadership tasks and situations. Case studies. Two 60-minute classes per week. Weekly 3-hour labs required. One evening military formal dinner.

MILS 23. Team Leading Procedures

Taught on Stanford campus. Plans and orders that enable small units to complete assigned tasks and the decision making process. Planning techniques to develop orders, briefing plans, and decisions. Two 60-minute classes per week. Five 3-hour labs per quarter. One four-day weekend field training exercise away from the University.

JUNIOR YEAR

MILS 131. Adaptive Team Leadership

Taught at Santa Clara University. Adaptive leadership skills and the demands of the ROTC Leader Development Assessment Course (LDAC). Scenarios related to small-unit tactical operations to develop self awareness and thinking skills. Feedback on student leadership abilities. Two 90-minute classes per week. Weekly 3-hour labs required. One mandatory four-day field training exercise away from the University. Prerequisites: MILS 11, 12, 13, 21, 22, and 23, or consent of department chair.

MILS 132.Situational Leadership I

Taught at Santa Clara University. Skills in leading small units, including decision making, persuading, and motivating team members when under fire. Two 90 minute classes per week. Weekly 3-hour labs required. One evening military formal dinner. Prerequisite: MILS 131, or consent of department chair.

MILS 133. Situational Leadership II

Taught at Santa Clara University. Applications of situational leadership challenges in decision making, persuading, and motivating team members when under fire. Preparation for ROTC Leader Development Assessment Course (LDAC). Two 90-minute classes per week. Weekly 3-hour labs required. One mandatory four-day field training exercise away from the University. Prerequisite: MILS 132, or consent of department chair.

SENIOR YEAR

MILS 141. Developing Adaptive Leaders

Taught at Santa Clara University. Planning, executing, and assessing complex operations, functioning as a member of staff , and providing leadership performance feedback to subordinates. Situational opportunities to assess risk, make ethical decisions, and provide coaching to fellow ROTC students. Responsibilities of key staff. Two 90-minute seminars per week. Weekly 3-hour labs required. One mandatory four-day weekend field training exercise away from the University. Prerequisite: MILS 133, or consent of department chair.

MILS 142. Leadership in a Complex World I

Taught at Santa Clara University. Differences in customs and courtesies, military law, principles of war, and rules of engagement in the face of international terrorism. Interacting with nongovernmental organizations, civilians on the battlefield, and host nation support. Two 90-minute seminars per week. Weekly 3-hour labs required. One evening military formal dinner. Prerequisite: MILS 141.

MILS 143. Leadership in a Complex World II

Taught at Santa Clara University. Preparation for first unit of assignment and transition to Lieutenant. Case studies, scenarios, and exercises to prepare for complex ethical and practical demands as commissioned officers in the U.S. Army. Two 90-minute seminars per week. Weekly 3-hour labs required. One mandatory four-day weekend field training exercise away from the University. Prerequisite: MILS 142.

MILITARY HISTORY

MILS 199. Dynamics of Leadership in Military History

Taught at Santa Clara University. Dynamics that drive decisions made by history's military leaders and followers. Wars and battles from 1861 to present. Techniques and innovations in military training, weapon systems, political timing, and their effect they have on strategies. Combined arms experiences.

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