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MSIII Year

Juniors, known as a MSIII, will act as Squad Leaders and/or Platoon Sergeants, in charge of a squad of underclassmen or an entire platoon. With the help of the other juniors, they will facilitate PT, lab and other important battalion events. This year is the most vital for Cadets, as their leadership is evaluated rigorously in preparation for the Accessions process.

 

Fall Semester Courses

MSL 3301 Adaptive Technical Leadership: 4 semester hours

Study, practice, develop, and evaluate adaptive leadership skills using squad tactical operations scenarios and systematic feedback on leadership attributes and actions. Cadets develop tactical leadership abilities to enable success at the summer Leadership Development and Assessment Course. PREREQ: Contracted MLS student. COREQ: MSL3301L

MSL 3301L Adaptive Team Leadership Laboratory: 0 semester hours

Practical application of classroom instruction, leadership exercises, adventure training, military skills, and tactical instruction. Military branch and rank orientation is also applied. COREQ: MSL3301

MSL 3311 Intermediate Army Physical Fitness: 1 semester hour

Participate in and learn how to plan and lead physical fitness programs. Develop the physical fitness requirements of an officer in the Army. Emphasis on developing an individual fitness program and the role of exercise and fitness in one's life. COREQ: MSL3301.

Spring Semester Courses

MSL 3302 Leadership in Changing Environments: 4 semester hours

Intense situational leadership challenges to build cadet awareness and skills in leading tactical operations up to platoon level. Review aspects of combat, stability, and support operations; conduct military briefings; develop operation orders. Explore, evaluate, and develop skills in decision-making, persuading, and motivating team members in the COE. PREREQ: MSL3301. COREQ: MSL3302L.

MSL 3302L Leadership in Changing Environments Laboratory: 0 semester hours

Practical application of classroom instruction, leadership exercises, adventure training, military skills, and tactical instruction. Military branch and rank orientation is also applied. COREQ: MSL3302

MSL 3312 Experienced Army Physical Fitness: 1 semester hour

Participate in and apply knowledge of planning and leading physical fitness programs. Develop the physical fitness requirements of an officer in the Army. Emphasis on developing an individual fitness program and the role of exercise and fitness in one's life. COREQ: MSL3302

 

Summer Semester Course

MSL 3390 Leader Development and Assessment Course LDAC: 6 semester hours

Culmination of MSL 3301 and MSL 3302; Leader Development and Assessment Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Required of all contracted students, normally between junior and senior years. PREREQ: MSL 3301 and MSL 3302. Credit will be given upon completion of LDAC and approved Experiential Learning Portfolio.