[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Aug 12, 2022  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSL 4301 - The Army Officer

3 credits
This is an academically challenging course were Cadets will study, practice, develop, and apply critical thinking skills pertaining to Army leadership, officer skills, Army Values and ethics, personal development, and small unit tactics at platoon level.  This course includes reading assignments, homework assignments, small group assignments, briefings, case studies, practical exercises, a mid-term exam, and final exam.  Cadets will be assessed on the execution of missions during a classroom PE, Leadership Lab, or during a Field Training Exercise (FTX).  Cadets will receive systematic and specific feedback on their leader attributes, values, and core leader competencies from their cadre, PMS and other MSL IV Cadets who will evaluate them using the Cadet Officer Evaluation Report (COER).  Cadets will be required to write peer evaluations and receive feedback on their abilities as a leader and how to improve those leader skills. At the conclusion of this course, Cadets will be able to plan, coordinate, navigate, motivate and lead a platoon in future operational environment. Successful completion of this course will assist in preparing Cadets for their BOLC B course and is a mandatory requirement for commissioning.