The Basic Course refers to the first two years of the four year ROTC program and includes the MS I and MS II Military Science Classes. The Basic Course introduces the cadet to the Army and the Army to the student. Initial instruction is intended to create a working knowledge of ROTC and the Army.
The specific goals of the Basic Course are:
The Basic Course is open to all students with no obligation for future military service.
Selected students, who meet qualification standards, may enter the Advanced Course. The Advanced Course taught during the third and fourth years, includes such topics as management theory, personal and performance counseling, ethics, professionalism, written and verbal communications, military law, law of war, and study of military tactics. The main objective of the Advanced Course is to develop leaders to be officers in the U.S. Army.
The Advanced Course provides both classroom instruction and hands on learning experiences.
The specific goals of the Advanced Course are:
(All Advanced Course Cadets receive a stipend of $350 per month MS III year and $400 a month MS IV year.)