R PAD 110 Military Leadership and Teamwork I (1)
Techniques to improve leadership, time management and organizational skills are discussed. Additionally customs and traditions, rank and structure, and unit organization of the military are discussed. An action-oriented course, the laboratory introduces students to marksmanship, white water rafting, rappelling, and map and compass techniques. Not open to juniors and seniors without instructor approval. S/U graded.
R PAD 111 Military Leadership and Teamwork II (1)
This course introduces students to survival techniques in various climates and environments. The course is designed to instill confidence in a student’s ability to survive in any climate. An action-oriented course, the laboratory introduces the students to map reading, land navigation, communication techniques, and first aid in survival situations. Not open to juniors and seniors without instructor approval. Prerequisite(s): R PAD 110 or permission of instructor. S/U graded.
R PAD 210 History of Military Applications of Technology (1)
Introduction to the impact of technology on the military. Course will focus on land forces and trace the history of military technology through the armies that employed it. The role of current and future technologies and their military application are discussed. The student is introduced to white water rafting, rappelling, and map and compass techniques. Not open to juniors and seniors without instructor approval. Prerequisite(s): R PAD 111 or permission of instructor. S/U graded.
R PAD 211 Applied Leadership (1)
An introduction to leadership concepts and applications suited to both military and civilian sectors. Discussion of human needs, values and attitudes with examples and case studies. Students participate in group discussions on leadership styles and techniques. In the laboratory, the students will develop and use leadership skills, participate in practical exercises using military equipment, such as radios, weapons and camouflage devices. Not open to juniors and seniors without instructor approval. Prerequisite(s): R PAD 210 or permission of instructor. S/U graded.
R PAD 380 Applied Military Leadership I (2)
Teaches students the cadet leadership development program, used throughout the course to assess leadership skills. Instruction in fundamentals and characteristics of military operations. Practical application of decision-making, planning, and execution of troop leading procedures. Addresses motivational theory and techniques, the role and action of leaders, and risk assessment. Prerequisite(s): R PAD 211, or permission of instructor. S/U graded.
R PAD 381 Applied Military Leadership II (2)
Focuses on leadership and tactical operations. Opportunities to plan and conduct individual and collective training for military organizations. Synthesizes the various components of training, leadership, and team building. Upon completion of the course, students will possess the fundamental confidence and competence to be a leader in a military setting. Prerequisite(s): R PAD 380. S/U graded.
R PAD 480 Advanced Military Management and Leadership I (2)
Concentrates on leadership, management, and ethics. Focuses on attaining knowledge and proficiency in several critical skills for Army officers, such as staff activities, counseling theory, and training management. Prerequisite(s): R PAD 381. S/U graded.
R PAD 481 Advanced Military Management and Leadership II (2)
Introduces how the Army organizes for operations from the tactical to strategic levels. Instruction in military administration and logistics. Concludes with a capstone exercise that incorporates knowledge from the entire military science curriculum. Prerequisite(s): R PAD 480. S/U graded.