UH Hilo Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Courses
MSL 101/102 Introduction to Military Science
Provides an initial glimpse of the military and the role that it plays in society. This course develops the student's comprehension of the American defense system as it evolved as the result of changes in the American society. Typical subjects include ethics, leadership, effective goal setting, managing time and effort and the tradition of a citizens' army.
MSL 201/202 Intermediate Military Science
Basic concepts of military leadership. Familiarization with the concept of leadership, the tracks of leadership, the decision-making process and the styles of leadership. Involves military skills and related adventure-type training and basic individual survival skills. Leadership laboratory required 1.5 hours per week, consisting of practical application of leadership skills, drill and ceremonies, land navigation, first aid and army physical fitness training. Restrictions: MSL 101/102 or Instructor approval.