Academically challenging course in which cadets study, practice, and apply the fundamentals of Army leadership, Officership, Army values and ethics, personal development, and small unit tactics at the squad level. At the conclusion of this course, you will be capable of planning, coordinating, navigating, motivating, and leading a 9-person squad in the execution of a tactical mission during a classroom practical exercise, a leadership lab, or during a situational training exercise (STX) in a field environment. Successful completion of this course will help prepare you for success at the ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC), which you will attend next summer at Ft Knox, KY. You will receive systematic and specific feedback on your leader attributes, values, and core leader competencies from your instructor, other ROTC cadre, and MSIV Cadets who will evaluate you using the ROTC leader development program (LDP) model. Includes instruction in squad operations, problem solving, and combat orders.
Completion of Basic Course requirements. Participation in leadership lab is required (various locations - transportation provided). (Fall)