Military Science (MILS)

MILS 1000  LEADERSHIP LABORATORY (0 credits)

Leadership Laboratory provides basic and advanced military leadership experience in military courtesy, drill and ceremonies, and practical application of classroom taught subjects. Functions and responsibilities of leadership positions are developed through cadet staff actions and command positions. Leadership Laboratory meets Mondays through Fridays from 0620-0750 at the Military Science Building or the Kiewit Fitness Center at Creighton University. All military science scholarship students must register for MILS 1000. All other military science students will be required to attend selected Leadership Laboratories.

MILS 1010  LEADERSHIP AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT (1 credit)

Examines the role of the commissioned officer in the U.S. Army. Discussion focuses on the role and organization of the Army, the military profession, general leadership, role of the non-commissioned officer and officer, customs of the service, military pay and benefits, career opportunities, and personal development.

MILS 1020  INTRODUCTION TO TACTICAL LEADERSHIP (1 credit)

Focuses on the relationship between leadership and personal development. Also introduces basic soldier skills, to include land navigation and map reading.

MILS 1030  INTRODUCTION TO OFFICER PROFESSIONALISM (3 credits)

Designed for nursing students as an introduction to issues and competencies that are central to commissioned officers responsibilites.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Instructor Approval - Must also enroll in MILS 1000

MILS 2000  LEADERSHIP LABORATORY (0 credits)

Leadership Laboratory provides basic and advanced military leadership experience in military courtesy, drill and ceremonies, and practical application of classroom taught subjects. Functions and responsibilities of leadership positions are developed through cadet staff actions and command positions. Leadership Laboratory meets Mondays through Fridays from 0620-0750 at the Military Science Building or the Kiewit Fitness Center at Creighton University. All military science scholarship students must register for MILS 2000. All other military science students will be required to attend selected Leadership Laboratories.

MILS 2010  INNOVATIVE TEAM LEADERSHIP (2 credits)

Develops student leadership and critical individual skills. Training is basic in nature and includes leadership techniques, written and oral communication, rifle marksmanship, fundamentals of land navigation, and physical fitness.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): MILS 1010 and MILS 1020.

MILS 2020  UNITED STATES MILITARY HISTORY (3 credits)

This course will introduce students to the history of the American Military establishment and its relationships to American society from colonial times to the present. Students will become acquainted with the evolution of warfare, military theory and the military profession, with particular emphasis on the place of military institutions in society, so as to develop a sense of historical awareness.

MILS 2050  LEADERSHIP TRAINING CAMP (3 credits)

Five weeks of training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Travel pay and salary stipend provided through the Department of Military Science. The student is not obligated to any military service as a result of attending Training Camp. Camp graduates are eligible to enroll in Advanced Military Science courses and compete for two-year military science scholarships.

MILS 2070  FUNDAMENTALS OF ARMY RANGER TRAINING (2 credits)

Course designed to challenge the individual in leadership, physical endurance, special operations and small-unit tactics. Competitive area success would lead to regional championship participation at Fort Lewis, Washington.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Departmental approval.

MILS 2080  ADVANCED ARMY RANGER TRAINING (2 credits)

A continuation of MILS 2070.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Departmental approval.

MILS 2120  FOUNDATIONS OF TACTICAL LEADERSHIP (2 credits)

Continues the development of student leadership and critical individual military skills. Training focuses on advanced military skills and includes orienteering, field survival skills, operation and training.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): MILS 2010

MILS 2130  INNOVATIVE TEAM LEADERSHIP (2 credits)

Designed to develop leadership and critical individual skills. Training is basic in nature and includes leadership techniques, written and oral communication, rifle marksmanship, fundamentals of land navigation, and physical fitness.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): MILS 1030. Not open to non-degree graduate students.

MILS 3000  LEADERSHIP LABORATORY (0 credits)

Leadership Laboratory provides basic and advanced military leadership experience in military courtesy, drill and ceremonies, and practical application of classroom taught subjects. Functions and responsibilities of leadership positions are developed through cadet staff actions and command positions. Leadership Laboratory meets Mondays through Fridays from 0620-0750 at the Military Science Building or the Kiewit Fitness Center at Creighton University. All military science scholarship students must register for MILS 3000. All other military science students will be required to attend selected Leadership Laboratories.

MILS 3010  ADAPTIVE TACTICAL LEADERSHIP (3 credits)

Students learn the fundamentals of land navigation, the role and functions of a military line and staff organization, the role of the non-commissioned officer, training management, how to prepare military correspondence, how to conduct oral presentations, and how to arrange and conduct meetings and conferences. Includes physical training.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Department approval and enrollment in MILS 3000.

MILS 3020  LEADERSHIP IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT (3 credits)

Students learn the fundamentals of small unit leadership skills and tactics, how to conduct personal, performance and discipline counseling, and examine leadership case studies in detail. Includes physical training.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Department approval and enrollment in MILS 1000.

MILS 3070  LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT (3 credits)

The ROTC cadet attends four weeks of intensive leadership and management training. The training is conducted during the summer months at Fort Lewis, Washington. The student's ability to lead his unit and to plan and conduct small unit operations is thoroughly evaluated. Travel pay and salary stipend are provided through the Army.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): MILS 3010 and MILS 3020

MILS 4000  LEADERSHIP LABORATORY (1 credit)

Leadership Laboratory provides basic and advanced military leadership experience in military courtesy, drill and ceremonies, and practical application of classroom taught subjects. Functions and responsibilities of leadership positions are developed through cadet staff actions and command positions. Leadership Laboratory meets Mondays through Fridays from 0620-0750 at the Military Science Building or the Kiewit Fitness Center at Creighton University. All military science scholarship students must register for MILS 4000. All other military science students will be required to attend selected Leadership Laboratories.

MILS 4010  DEVELOPING ADAPTIVE LEADERS (2 credits)

Leadership seminar on military ethics, ethical reasoning, decision making and value clarification. Contemporary problems and ethical issues are discussed using the case study method. Entering a new organization, communications and human relations skills, the importance of power and influence are learned.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Department approval and enrollment in MILS 4000.

MILS 4020  LEADERSHIP IN A COMPLEX WORLD (2 credits)

Develops military management skills by providing a working knowledge of the Army personnel management system, the military justice system, the Army logistical system and post and installation support agencies. The focus of this course is to provide an understanding of basic leadership and management skills required by newly commissioned officers.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Department approval and enrollment in MILS 4000.

MILS 4030  DIRECTED INDEPENDENT READINGS (1-3 credits)

A variable topic course in Military Science designed to consider an issue or field of interest that relates to the military establishment. Student will read and report on military related books. Student should contact designated faculty member for specific course requirement prior to registration.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

MILS 4040  DIRECTED INDEPENDENT STUDIES (1-3 credits)

A variable credit course in Military Science designed to consider an issue or field of interest that relates to the military establishment. Student should contact designated faculty member for specific course requirement prior to registration.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Permission of instructor.