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Army ROTC

MSI’s (Freshmen)


As an MSI Cadet (First Year), you will focus on the roles and mission of the Army. You will also examine Army customs, traditions, and other basic skills.

Fall Semester

- MS 1000, Basic Physical Conditioning (1 credit hour)

- MS 1010, Basic Military Science I/Lab (2 credit hours)

Basic Military Science

Spring Semester

- MS 1001, Basic Physical Conditioning (1 credit hour)

- MS 1020, Basic Military Science I /Lab (2 credit hours)


MSII’s (Sophomores)

As an MSII Cadet (Second Year), you will examine leadership fundamentals and principles in both theory and practice. The course emphasizes formulation of military values, principles, and leadership.

Fall Semester

- MS 2000, Basic Physical Conditioning (1 credit hour)

- MS 2010, Basic Military Science II Lecture /Lab (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

- MS 2001, Basic Physical Conditioning (1 credit hour)

- MS 2020, Basic Military Science II Lecture /Lab (3 credit hours)


*Students incur no military obligation by attending Basic Course Military Science

classes during their freshman and/or sophomore years. After the Basic Course, you can progress to the Advanced Course.