Military Studies
MILS 1003 Military Studies
This course provides an orientation to the systematic study of the military. It explores topics that include grand strategy, the role of the military in the promotion of national security, how the application of military force can promote peace, the character traits necessary for moral and effective leadership, and the ethical dilemmas raised by the use of military force.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

MILS 1103 Introduction to Leadership
This is an introductory course in the acquisition of information about historical and contemporary theories, concepts, and issues associated with leadership. Students will be exposed to the nature of leadership through presentation of objective material through group activities.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

MILS 1201-5 Beginning Military Technical Skills
This is an orientation course designed to provide an overview as well as generalized introductory skills in a specialized technical field. This course may be taken in any technical military specialty where the student wishes to get basic skills in a specific field of study. This class will be an application course of technical training.
(1-5 credit hours, 0 lecture hours, 32-160 lab hours)

MILS 1211-5 Intermediate Military Technical Skills
This is an intermediate course designed to provide a more in depth concepts and skills in a specialized technical field. This course may be taken in any technical military specialty where the student wishes to get more complex skills in a specific field of study. This class will be an application course of technical training.
(1-5 credit hours, 0 lecture hours, 32-160 lab hours)

MILS 1303 Communications
This course is designed to strengthen basic language skills and to teach advanced communication techniques. Students are taught to use concise clear, straightforward language. Students are taught to be more perceptive and skillful communicators by improving interpersonal, listening, and speaking skills. Students will integrate electronic elements in the oral and written communication process.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

MILS 1403 Management
An introductory management course dealing with the fundamental principles of management such as planning, organizing, leading, and controlling the basic processes.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

MILS 1503 Emergency Management
This course provides students with insight into the profession of emergency management, its history, principles, participants, functions, structure, and future, This course includes concepts related to accreditation of emergency management programs.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

MILS 1703 Occupational Safety
This course is an introduction to occupational safety from a holistic approach rather than individual safety rules for individual occupational area. A concentration on the development of a safe attitude as related to such topics as technology changes, new and existing hazards, health and safety regulations, ethics, and cooperate responsibilities as well as individual responsibilities, philosophies related to product safety and a basic understanding of safety program.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

MILS 1803 Physical Conditioning
this is an activity course designed to help students build high levels of overall physical conditioning. Students should expect to physically challenge themselves through a variety of activities focusing on aerobic, anaerobic, and resistance training. Additionally, students will have an opportunity to learn skills necessary to create safe, complete conditioning programs while considering safety and injury prevention.
(3 credit hours, 0 lecture hours, 96 lab hours)

MILS 2103 Advanced Military Leadership
This is an advanced course in the theories and concepts of leadership with an in depth look at military leaders. A close examination of how and what made specific military leaders successful by studying their leadership techniques and military careers. This course is designed to inspire an interest in the principles and practices of military leadership and to explore how these high-impact principles and practices may be professionally applied in the workplace.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

MILS 2201-5 Advanced Military Technical Skills
This course is designed to provide students advanced concepts and skills in a specialized technical field. This course may be taken in any technical military specialty where the student wishes to gain advanced skills and knowledge in a specific field of study. This class will be a combination of theory and application of the more advanced concepts that require students to analyze and collaborate to resolve issues in a specific technical area.
(1-5 credit hours, 8-40 lecture hours, 16-80 lab hours)

MILS 2303 Strategic Operations Management
This course provides students with strategic management principles of operations and manufacturing in both domestic and international affairs. Explore common strategies based on overall operations improvement, productivity, quality control, processes, and customer service. Examine facilities, capacity, process/work-force planning organization, people, systems integration, and coordination between operations.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

MILS 2403 Logistics
This course explores logistics principles, practices and techniques. It includes career progression, logistics module, wartime and contingency planning, logistics command and control, support agreements, and deployment management.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

MILS 2503 Military Operations
This course analyses the concepts and principles of ground, air and naval operations. Includes strategic, tactical and support operations.
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)

MILS 2603 Military Studies Capstone
This course is designed to allow students to demonstrate their mastery of the learning outcomes of the Military Studies program by demonstrating the ability to conduct research using primary and secondary sources and by creating a final research paper and presentation requiring comprehensive critical analysis during the last semester of the program.
Prerequisites: ENGL1113
(3 credit hours, 48 lecture hours, 0 lab hours)