Fall 2022

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
MISC 101-01 Introduction to Military Leadership I
Instructor: Allan Rivard, Erik Rodney
Course Description:
A first-look at the challenges of adaptive leadership in a complex world. Students are introduced to complex problems and tasked with developing their own solutions using critical thinking skills. Students will learn how to deal with outcome-based training in which they are given a desired result, and must find solutions that are acceptable, reasonable and feasible for the situation. Areas of interest include an introduction to Army leadership, values, customs and courtesies, basic Army formations, land navigation and tactics all of which form the foundation for a career of service to the nation as a U.S. Army Officer. No course credit. Pass/Fail grade given. Open to all Dickinson students.
01:15 PM-02:15 PM, T
MISC 201-01 Foundations of Military Leadership I
Instructor: Erik Rodney, Kevin Krupski, Jennifer Le
Course Description:
Students will explore the dimensions of creative and innovative leadership strategies, leadership styles by examining team dynamics and historical leadership theories that form the basis of leadership framework and theory. Students practice aspects of personal motivation and team building in the context of planning, executing, and assessing team exercises. Focus is on continued development of the knowledge of leadership values, attributes and norms through an understanding of leadership roles, the hierarchy of leadership, duties and responsibilities while learning to train, motivate and groom subordinates leaders. Students will complete leadership case studies and provide tangible context for learning dynamic leadership theory. No course credit. Pass/Fail grade given. Open to all Dickinson students.
09:30 AM-10:20 AM, TR
MISC 301-01 Adaptive Military Team Leadership
Instructor: MISC STAFF, Kevin Krupski, Erik Rodney
Course Description:
Permission of Instructor Required. Challenges Students to study, practice, and evaluate adaptive leadership skills as they are presented with challenging scenarios related to squad tactical operations. Students receive systematic and specific feedback on their leadership attributes and actions. Based on such feedback, as well as their own self-evaluations, Students continue to develop their leadership and critical thinking abilities. The focus is developing Students' tactical and organizational leadership abilities to enable them to succeed at ROTC's Cadet Leader Course. No course credit. Pass/Fail grade given.
01:30 PM-03:30 PM, W
MISC 401-01 Adaptive Military Leadership
Instructor: Erik Rodney, Kevin Krupski
Course Description:
Develops Cadet proficiency in planning, executing, and assessing complex operations, functioning as a member of a staff, and providing performance feedback to subordinates. Cadets assess risk, make ethical decisions, and lead fellow ROTC Cadets. Lessons on military justice and personnel processes prepare Cadets to make the transition to Army officers. MISC 401 Cadets analyze, evaluate, and instruct Cadets at lower levels. Both their classroom and battalion leadership experiences are designed to prepare MISC 401 Cadets for their first unit of assignment. They identify responsibilities of key staff, coordinate staff roles, and use situational opportunities to teach, train, and develop subordinates. One course credit. Meets two hours per week each semester. Prerequisites: MISC 302.
01:30 PM-03:30 PM, W