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									            ROTC                                                 ROTC PROGRAMS




            ROTC subjects do not carry academic credit at        AS.201 The Evolution of USAF Air and Space            AS.301 Air Force Leadership Studies
            MIT, but they can be counted toward the PE           Power                                                 Prereq: AS.202 or permission of instructor;
            requirement. (Up to two points per year with a       Prereq: AS.102 or permission of instructor;           Coreq: AS.311
            maximum of four points.)                             Coreq: AS.211                                         U (Fall)
                                                                 U (Fall)                                              3-0-6
                                                                 1-0-1                                                 AS.302 Air Force Leadership Studies
            AEROSPACE STUDIES                                    AS.202 The Evolution of USAF Air and Space            Prereq: AS.301 or permission of instructor;
                                                                 Power                                                 Coreq: AS.312
            AS.101 The Foundations of the United States          Prereq: AS.201 or permission of instructor;           U (Spring)
            Air Force                                            Coreq: AS.212                                         3-0-3
            Prereq: None. Coreq: AS.111                          U (Spring)
                                                                                                                       Study of leadership, quality management
            U (Fall)                                             1-0-1
                                                                                                                       fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force
            1-0-1                                                Survey designed to facilitate the transition from     doctrine, leadership ethics, and communication
            AS.102 The Foundations of the United States          Air Force ROTC cadet to Air Force ROTC officer        skills required of an Air Force junior officer. Case
            Air Force                                            candidate. Topics include Air Force heritage and      studies are used to examine Air Force leader-
            Prereq: AS.101 or permission of instructor;          leaders, Quality Air Force, an introduction to eth-   ship and management situations as a means of
            Coreq: AS.112                                        ics and values, introduction to leadership, group     demonstrating and exercising practical applica-
            U (Spring)                                           leadership problems, and continuing application       tion of the concepts being studied. AS.302 is a
            1-0-1                                                of communication skills. AS.202 is a continua-        continuation of AS.301.
            Survey designed to introduce students to the         tion of AS.201.                                       D. Sawicki
            United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve        T. Weibel
            Officer Training Corps. Topics include mission                                                             AS.311 Leadership Laboratory
            and organization of the Air Force, officership       AS.211 Leadership Laboratory                          Prereq: AS.212 or permission of instructor;
            and professionalism, military customs and            Prereq: AS.112 or permission of instructor;           Coreq: AS.301
            courtesies, Air Force officer opportunities, group   Coreq: AS.201                                         U (Fall)
            leadership problems, and an introduction to          U (Fall)                                              0-2-4 [P/D/F]
            communication skills. AS.102 is a continuation       0-2-2 [P/D/F]                                         AS.312 Leadership Laboratory
            of AS.101.                                           AS.212 Leadership Laboratory                          Prereq: AS.311 or permission of instructor;
            D. Hugh                                              Prereq: AS.211 or permission of instructor;           Coreq: AS.302
                                                                 Coreq: AS.202                                         U (Spring)
            AS.111 Leadership Laboratory                         U (Spring)                                            0-2-4 [P/D/F]
            Prereq: None. Coreq: AS.101                          0-2-2 [P/D/F]
                                                                                                                       Consists of activities classified as advanced
            U (Fall)                                             Emphasizes development of techniques used             leadership experiences that involve the planning
            0-2-2 [P/D/F]                                        to direct and inform. Students are assigned           and controlling of military activities of the cadet
            AS.112 Leadership Laboratory                         leadership and management positions in the            corps and the preparation and presentation of
            Prereq: AS.111 or permission of instructor;          AS.111 programs described above. AS.211 is            briefings and other oral and written commu-
            Coreq: AS.102                                        taken simultaneously with AS.201. AS.212 is a         nications. Also includes interviews, guidance,
            U (Spring)                                           continuation of AS.211.                               and information to increase the understanding,
            0-2-2 [P/D/F]                                        D. Sawicki                                            motivation, and performance of other cadets.
            Includes a study of Air Force customs and                                                                  AS.312 is a continuation of AS.311.
            courtesies, drill and ceremonies, and military                                                             D. Sawicki
            commands. Also includes studying the environ-
            ment of an Air Force officer and learning about
            areas of opportunity available to commissioned
            officers, as well as interviews, guidance, and
            information to increase the understanding, moti-
            vation, and performance of other cadets. AS.112
            is a continuation of AS.111.
            D. Sawicki
2012–2013




            454
AS.401 National Security Affairs/Preparation for      physical lifestyle needed in today’s Air Force.        and interactive exercises. Professor of Military




                                                                                                                                                                  ROTC
Active Duty                                           AS.512 is a continuation of AS.511.                    Science role models and the building of stronger
Prereq: AS.302 or permission of instructor;           D. Sawicki                                             relationships among students through common
Coreq: AS.411                                                                                                experience and practical interaction are critical
U (Fall)                                                                                                     aspects of the team-building and leadership
3-0-9                                                 MILITARY SCIENCE                                       exercises.
AS.402 National Security Affairs/Preparation for                                                             A. DeForest
Active Duty                                           MS.001 American Military History
Prereq: AS.401 or permission of instructor;           Prereq: None                                           MS.201 Innovative Team Leadership
Coreq: AS.412                                         U (Fall, Spring)                                       Prereq: MS.102 or permission of instructor
U (Spring)                                            2-0-1                                                  U (Fall)
3-0-3                                                                                                        1-4-1
                                                      Thematic exploration of American military
Examines the national security process, regional      history in the context of the broader history          Explores the dimensions of tactical leadership
studies, advanced leadership ethics, and Air          of the United States, US military strategy and         strategies and styles by examining team dynam-
Force doctrine. Special topics of interest focus      involvement around the world, and the social           ics and two historical leadership theories that
on the military as a profession, officership,         effects of the American society on the military.       form the basis of the Army leadership frame-
military justice, civilian control of the military,   Begins with a survey of world military history,        work. Instruction covers aspects of personal mo-
preparation for active duty, and current issues       up to the American colonial period, offering           tivation and teambuilding in the context of plan-
affecting military professionalism. Within this       perspective on how and why Americans viewed            ning, executing, and assessing team exercises
structure, continued emphasis on refining com-        armed conflict the way they did. Then covers           and participation in Leadership Labs. Focus is on
munication skills. AS.402 is a continuation of        the growth and development of the US military,         continued development of leadership values and
AS.401.                                               from the colonial period to the modern day.            attributes through an understanding of Army
T. Weibel                                             Examines in depth why America fought each              rank, structure, and duties and basic aspects of
                                                      conflict the way it did and how it arrived at those    land navigation and squad tactics. Case studies
AS.411 Leadership Laboratory                          ways of fighting. Investigates the usually subtle,     provide context for learning the Soldier's Creed
Prereq: AS.312 or permission of instructor;           yet profound, social effects the US military and       and Warrior Ethos as they apply in the Contem-
Coreq: AS.401                                         American society have on each other. Includes          porary Operating Environment.
U (Fall)                                              readings, oral and written presentations, and          R. Hinkle
0-2-4 [P/D/F]                                         oral and written quizzes and tests.
AS.412 Leadership Laboratory                          T. J. Hall                                             MS.202 Foundations of Tactical Leadership
Prereq: AS.411 or permission of instructor;                                                                  Prereq: MS.201 or permission of instructor
Coreq: AS.402                                         MS.101 Leadership and Personal Development             U (Spring)
U (Spring)                                            Prereq: None                                           1-4-1
0-2-4 [P/D/F]                                         U (Fall)
                                                                                                             Examines the challenges of leading teams in the
Consists of activities classified as advanced         1-4-1
                                                                                                             Contemporary Operating Environment. High-
leadership experiences that involve the planning      Introduction to the personal challenges and            lights dimensions of terrain analysis, patrolling,
and controlling of military activities of the cadet   competencies critical for effective leadership.        and operation orders. Further study of the theo-
corps, and the preparation and presentation           Instruction covers the personal development of         retical basis of the Army leadership framework
of briefings and other oral and written commu-        life skills such as critical thinking, goal setting,   explores the dynamics of adaptive leadership in
nications. Also includes interviews, guidance,        time management, physical fitness, and stress          the context of military operations. Students are
and information to increase the understanding,        management in relation to leadership, officer-         taught greater self-awareness as they assess
motivation, and performance of other cadets.          ship, and the Army profession. The focus is on         their own leadership styles and practice commu-
AS.412 is a continuation of AS.411.                   developing basic knowledge and comprehension           nication and team building skills. Contemporary
D. Sawicki                                            of Army leadership dimensions while gaining a          Operating Environment case studies give insight
                                                      big-picture understanding of ROTC, its purpose         into the importance and practice of teamwork
AS.511 Leadership Laboratory                          in the Army, and its advantages for the student.       and tactics in real-world scenarios.
Prereq: AS.412 or permission of instructor            A. DeForest                                            R. Hinkle
U (Fall)
0-2-4 [P/D/F]                                         MS.102 Introduction to Tactical Leadership             MS.301 Adaptive Team Leadership
AS.512 Leadership Laboratory                          Prereq: MS.101 or permission of instructor             Prereq: MS.202 or permission of instructor
Prereq: AS.511 or permission of instructor            U (Spring)                                             U (Fall)
U (Spring)                                            1-4-1                                                  2-3-1
0-2-4 [P/D/F]
                                                      Overview of leadership fundamentals such as            Challenges students to study, practice, and
Consists of activities classified as advanced         setting direction, problemsolving, listening,          evaluate adaptive leadership skills as they are
leadership experiences to continue developing         presenting briefs, providing feedback, and ef-         presented with the demands of preparing for the
critical leadership, managerial and communica-        fective writing skills. Students explore dimen-        ROTC Leader Development Assessment Course
tion skills along with maintaining an active,                                                                (LDAC). Scenarios related to small unit tactical
                                                                                                                                                                   2012–2013




                                                      sions of leadership values, attributes, skills, and
                                                      actions in the context of practical, hands-on,         operations are used to develop self-awareness
                                                                                                             and critical thinking skills. Students receive


455                                                                                                                    subjects AS.101 to MS.301
                  systematic and specific feedback on their leader-     warfare school, and advanced marksmanship            enhancing oral and written communications,
P R O G R A M S

                  ship abilities. Students are taught to analyze        training.                                            and the application of troop-leading procedures
                  and evaluate their own leadership values, at-         W. Morgan, A. Cook                                   and mission analysis.
                  tributes, skills, and actions. Primary attention is                                                        T. Hall
                  given to preparation for LDAC and the develop-        MS.401 Developing Adaptive Leaders
                  ment of leadership abilities.                         Prereq: MS.302                                       MS.412 Advanced Leadership Laboratory II
                  W. Morgan, A. Cook                                    U (Fall)                                             Prereq: MS.411
                                                                        1-3-5                                                U (Spring)
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                  MS.302 Leadership in Changing Environments                                                                 0-2-4
                                                                        Develops student proficiency in planning,
                  Prereq: MS.301
                                                                        executing, and assessing complex operations,         Continuation of MS.411. Prepares students
                  U (Spring)
                                                                        functioning as a member of a staff, and provid-      for the Basic Officer Leadership Course II and
                  2-3-1
                                                                        ing leadership-performance feedback to subordi-      III (BOLC II and III) the following summer/fall/
                  Increasingly intense situational leadership           nates. Students are given situational opportuni-     spring. Continued student development and
                  challenges are applied to build student aware-        ties to assess risk, make ethical decisions, and     evaluation under the Leadership Development
                  ness and skills in leading tactical operations.       provide coaching to fellow ROTC students. Stu-       Program (LDP). Culminates in a second weekend
                  Students are taught to lead up to platoon-level       dents are measured by their ability to both give     Field Training Exercise (FTX) practicing platoon
                  after covering squad-level tactics in MS.301.         and receive systematic and specific feedback on      tactics, land navigation, command and control,
                  Course provides review of aspects of combat,          leadership abilities. Students analyze and evalu-    and patrolling. Includes preparation for the tran-
                  stability, and support operations. Students will      ate the leadership values, attributes, skills, and   sition from student to Second Lieutenant in the
                  conduct military briefings and develop profi-         actions of MS.301 and MS.302 students while          US Army/Army Reserves or Army National Guard.
                  ciency in garrison operation orders. The focus is     simultaneously considering their own leadership      T. Hall
                  on exploring, evaluating, and developing skills       skills. Attention is given to preparation for the
                  in decision making, persuading, and motivating        Basic Officer Leadership Course II (BOLC II) and
                  team members in the Contemporary Operating            the development of leadership abilities.             NAVAL SCIENCE
                  Environment. Students are evaluated on what           T. Hall
                  they know and do as leaders as they prepare to                                                             NS.100 Naval Science Leadership Seminar
                  attend the Leadership Development Assessment          MS.402 Leadership in a Complex World                 (Subject meets with NS.200, NS.300, NS.400)
                  Course (LDAC).                                        Prereq: MS.401                                       Prereq: None
                  W. Morgan, A. Cook                                    U (Spring)                                           U (Fall, Spring)
                                                                        1-3-5                                                0-2-2 [P/D/F]
                  MS.311 Leadership Laboratory I
                                                                        Explores the dynamics of leading in the complex      Leadership seminar addresses professional
                  Prereq: MS.202 or permission of instructor;
                                                                        situations of current military operations in the     issues of military leadership, ethics, foreign
                  Coreq: MS.301
                                                                        Contemporary Operating Environment. Students         policy, internal affairs and naval warfare doc-
                  U (Fall)
                                                                        examine differences in customs and courtesies,       trine. Subject matter centers on preparation for
                  0-2-1
                                                                        military law, principles of war, and rules of en-    commissioned service in the US Naval Forces
                  Collective training in fundamentals of small unit     gagement in the face of international terrorism.     by examining the role of the junior officer in the
                  tactics, drill and ceremony, and the practice         Instruction also covers aspects of interacting       employment of naval power. Mostly student
                  of individual military skills under field condi-      with nongovernmental organizations, civilians on     originated, the periods include panel discus-
                  tions off campus. Includes one weekend of field       the battlefield, and host nation support. Signifi-   sions, practical applications, guest lecturers
                  adventure training focused on teambuilding            cant emphasis is placed on preparing students        from academia, and speakers currently serving
                  through completion of leaders reaction course,        for their first unit of assignment as Army Second    in deployed naval forces.
                  obstacle course, marksmanship, and rappelling.        Lieutenants. Case studies, scenarios, and other      C. Milne
                  W. Morgan, A. Cook                                    exercises are used to prepare students to face
                                                                        the complex ethical and practical demands of         NS.101 Introduction to Naval Science
                  MS.312 Leadership Laboratory II                       leading as commissioned officers in the US Army      Prereq: None
                  Prereq: MS.311, Coreq: MS.302                         / Army Reserves or Army National Guard.              U (Fall)
                  U (Spring)                                            T. Hall                                              2-0-1
                  0-2-1
                                                                        MS.411 Advanced Leadership Laboratory I              Introduction to naval science. General intro-
                  Continues the development of skills taught in                                                              duction to the US Navy and Marine Corps.
                                                                        Prereq: MS.312, Coreq: MS.401/15.305
                  MS.311. Prepares students for the Leadership                                                               Emphasizes organizational structure, warfare
                                                                        U (Fall)
                  Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) the                                                               components, and assigned roles/missions of
                                                                        0-2-4
                  following summer. Provides multiple venues for                                                             US Navy/USMC. Covers all aspects of naval
                  student evaluation under the Leadership Devel-        Designed to develop technical, tactical, and         service from its relative position within DOD, to
                  opment Program (LDP). Culminates in a weekend         leadership skills while assessing officership        specific warfare communities/career paths. Also
                  Field Training Exercise (FTX), practicing platoon     potential. Through assignment to leadership          includes basic elements of leadership/Navy core
                  tactics, land navigation, command and control,        positions in both command and staff capacities,      values. Designed to give student initial exposure
                  and patrolling. Voluntary opportunities exist for     students actively participate in the planning
2012–2013




                                                                                                                             to many elements of naval culture. Provides
                  airborne school, air assault school, mountain         and execution of training within the program,
                                                                        directing and controlling the corps of cadets,


                  456
students with conceptual framework and work-         with issues of national imperatives in peacetime     NS.310 Evolution of Warfare




                                                                                                                                                                ROTC
ing vocabulary.                                      as well as war, varying maritime philosophies        Prereq: None
S. Ford                                              which were interpreted into naval strategies/        U (Fall)
                                                     doctrines, budgetary concerns which shaped           2-0-4
NS.102 Naval Ships Systems                           force realities, and the pursuit of American dip-
                                                                                                          Traces development of warfare from dawn of
Prereq: None                                         lomatic objectives, concluding with the current
                                                                                                          recorded history to present, focusing on the im-
U (Fall)                                             search for direction in the post-Cold War era and
                                                                                                          pact of major military theorists, strategists, tac-
3-0-3                                                beyond.
                                                                                                          ticians, and technological developments. Seeks
                                                     J. Ransom
Lecture series on technological fundamentals of                                                           to understand the relationships between military
applied and planned naval ships Systems from                                                              training, weaponry, strategies and tactics, and
                                                     NS.300 Naval Science Leadership Seminar
an engineering viewpoint. Topics include stabil-                                                          the societies and cultures that produce and then
                                                     (Subject meets with NS.100, NS.200, NS.400)
ity, propulsion, ship control and systems.                                                                are defended by those military structures. By
                                                     Prereq: None
J. Ransom                                                                                                 examining the association between a society
                                                     U (Fall, Spring)
                                                                                                          and its military, students acquire basic sense of
                                                     0-2-2 [P/D/F]
NS.200 Naval Science Leadership Seminar                                                                   strategy, develop an understanding of military
(Subject meets with NS.100, NS.300, NS.400)          Leadership seminar addresses professional            alternatives, and see the impact of historical
Prereq: None                                         issues of military leadership, ethics, foreign       precedents on military thoughts and actions.
U (Fall, Spring)                                     policy, internal affairs and naval warfare doc-      C. Milne
0-2-2 [P/D/F]                                        trine. Subject matter centers on preparation for
                                                     commissioned service in the US Naval Forces          NS.400 Naval Science Leadership Seminar
Leadership seminar addresses professional
                                                     by examining the role of the junior officer in the   (Subject meets with NS.100, NS.200, NS.300)
issues of military leadership, ethics, foreign
                                                     employment of naval power. Mostly student            Prereq: None
policy, internal affairs and naval warfare doc-
                                                     originated, the periods include panel discus-        U (Fall, Spring)
trine. Subject matter centers on preparation for
                                                     sions, practical applications, guest lecturers       0-2-2 [P/D/F]
commissioned service in the US Naval Forces
                                                     from academia, and speakers currently serving
by examining the role of the junior officer in the                                                        Leadership seminar addresses professional
                                                     in deployed naval forces.
employment of naval power. Mostly student                                                                 issues of military leadership, ethics, foreign
                                                     C. Milne
originated, the periods include panel discus-                                                             policy, internal affairs and naval warfare doc-
sions, practical applications, guest lecturers                                                            trine. Subject matter centers on preparation for
                                                     NS.301 Coastal Piloting and Celestial Navigation
from academia, and speakers currently serving                                                             commissioned service in the US Naval Forces
                                                     Prereq: Recommended second class cruise
in deployed naval forces.                                                                                 by examining the role of the junior officer in the
                                                     U (Spring)
C. Milne                                                                                                  employment of naval power. Mostly student
                                                     2-2-4
                                                                                                          originated, the periods include panel discus-
NS.201 Naval Weapons Systems                         Comprehensive study of the theory, principles,       sions, practical applications, guest lecturers
Prereq: Physics I (GIR), Calculus II (GIR)           and procedures of piloting and celestial naviga-     from academia, and speakers currently serving
recommended                                          tion, including mathematics of navigation, prac-     in deployed naval forces.
U (Spring)                                           tical work involving navigational instruments,       C. Milne
3-0-3                                                sight reduction by pro forma and computerized
                                                     methods, charts, publications, and voyage            NS.401 Leadership and Management I
Overview of the properties and behavior of
                                                     planning.                                            Prereq: NS.101
electromagnetic radiation pertaining to maritime
                                                     D. Kramer                                            U (Fall)
applications. Topics include communications,
                                                                                                          3-0-3
radar detection, electro-optics, tracking and
                                                     NS.302 Navigation and Naval Operations
guidance systems. Sonar and underwater sound                                                              Explores leadership from the military perspec-
                                                     Prereq: Recommended second class cruise and
propagation also discussed. Examples taken                                                                tive taught by professors of military science
                                                     NS.301
from systems found on naval ships and aircraft.                                                           from the Army, Navy and Air Force. Survey of
                                                     U (Fall)
Selected readings on naval weapons and fire                                                               basic principles for successfully managing and
                                                     3-0-3
control systems.                                                                                          leading people, particularly in public service
S. Ford                                              Comprehensive study of tactical and strategic        and the military. Develops skills in topics such
                                                     considerations to the employment of naval            as oral and written communication techniques,
NS.202 Seapower and Maritime Affairs                 forces, including communications, tactical           planning, team building, motivation, ethics,
Prereq: None                                         formations and dispositions, relative motion, ma-    decision-making, and managing change. Relies
U (Spring)                                           neuvering board, and nautical rules of the road.     heavily on interactive experiential classes with
2-0-2                                                D. Kramer                                            case studies, student presentations, role plays,
                                                                                                          and discussion. Also appropriate for non-man-
A study of the US Navy and the influence of sea
                                                                                                          agement science majors.
power upon history. Incorporates both a histori-
                                                                                                          T. Fohr
cal and political science process to explore the
major events, attitudes, personalities, and
                                                                                                                                                                 2012–2013




circumstances which have imbued the US Navy
with its proud history and rich tradition. Deals



457                                                                                                                 subjects MS.302 to NS.401
                  NS.402 Leadership and Ethics
P R O G R A M S

                  Prereq: None
                  U (Spring)
                  3-0-3

                  Analyzes ethical decision-making and leadership
                  principles. Students read and discuss texts writ-
                  ten by such philosophers as Aristotle, Kant, and
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                  Mill to gain familiarity with the realm of ethical
                  theory. Students then move on to case studies in
                  which they apply these theories to resolve moral
                  dilemmas. Provides a basic background in the
                  duties and responsibilities of a junior division
                  and watch officer; strong emphasis on the junior
                  officer's responsibilities in training, counseling,
                  and career development. Student familiariza-
                  tion with equal opportunity and drug/alcohol
                  rehabilitation programs. Principles of leadership
                  reinforced through leadership case studies.
                  C. Stevens

                  NS.410 Evolution of Expeditionary Doctrine
                  Prereq: None
                  U (Spring)
                  2-0-4

                  Historical and tactical analysis of expeditionary
                  doctrine, from its roots in amphibious warfare to
                  current actions and future developments. Seeks
                  to define the concept, explore its doctrinal
                  origins, and trace its evolution as an element of
                  naval policy throughout and beyond the 20th-
                  century. Case study approach used to provide
                  the prospective Marine Corps officer with the
                  fundamentals of expeditionary maneuver war-
                  fare on doctrinal, strategic, operational, tactical
                  and technological levels.
                  C. Milne
2012–2013




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