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of this class is to introduce cadets/students to principal leadership
instruction of the Basic Course. Building upon the fundamentals
introduced in the MSC 100 level classes, this instruction delves into
several aspects of communication and leadership theory.
MSC 212: Military Principles of Tactics (2 Units) This quarter
focuses principally on officership, providing an extensive examination
of the unique purpose, roles, and obligations of commissioned officers.
It includes a detailed look at the origin of our institutional values
and their practical application in decision-making and leadership. The
lesson traces the Army's successes and failure as it evolved from the
Vietnam War to the present.
MSC 213: Officership Case Study (2 Units) This course builds on
the MS I year's introduction to officership and provides an extensive
examination of the unique purpose, roles, and obligations of
commissioned officers. The aim is to convey a clear and complete
understanding of what it means to be a commissioned officer. Special
emphasis is given to the officer's role in shaping and guiding the growth
and evolution of the Army through decisions, policies, and personal
MSC 252, 253, 254: Physical Readiness II (1 Unit) Introduction
to the principles of fitness: a fast-paced military-style interval
training class that incorporates calisthenics and an emphasis on a
healthy life style. Students will undergo an evaluation of their
physical fitness level and its progression over the course of the