Semester: 12 weeks
Class length and frequency: 50 minutes, three sessions per week
Credit hours: 3 credit hours
MSIV Endstate: The MS IV course produces a leader of character possessing a professional identity; thrives in operationally ambiguous environments; is a moral exemplar and is prepared to be an Army leader, skilled critical thinker, problem solver and team builder; skilled oral and written communicator committed to the Army ethic and profession; who has advanced interpersonal skill, knowledge of training management, and understands Army Doctrine; is culturally aware and displays characteristics of a lifelong learner.
MS 401: The Army Officer
MS 401 focuses on development of the Army Officer. It is an academically challenging course where you will develop knowledge, skills and abilities you will need as an Army Officer. You will also learn about Army programs that support counseling subordinates and evaluating performance, values and ethics, career planning and legal responsibilities. At the conclusion of this course, you will be familiar with how to conduct training at the company level using the training management cycle. Includes a lab per week overseeing MS III lesson facilitation and supervised by ROTC cadre.
MS402: Company Grade Leadership
MS 402 is an academically challenging course where you will develop knowledge, skills and abilities required of junior officers pertaining to the Army in unified land operations and company grade officer roles and responsibilities. This course includes reading assignments, homework assignments, small group assignments, briefings, case studies, practical exercises, a mid-term exam and an oral practicum as the final exam. Successful completion of this course will assist in preparing you for your BOLC B course and is a mandatory requirement for commissioning. Includes a lab per week overseeing MS III lesson facilitation and supervised by ROTC cadre.