AMS 401 - The Army Officer (3)Explores the dynamics of leading in the complex situations of current military operations. This is an academically challenging course where you will study, practice, develop, and apply critical thinking skills pertaining to Army leadership, officer skills, Army Values and ethics, personal development, and small unit tactics at platoon level. This course includes reading assignments, homework assignments, small group assignments, briefings, case studies, practical exercises, a mid-term exam, and final exam. You will also be assessed on the execution of missions during cadet duty assignments and classroom Practical Exercises. You will receive systematic and specific feedback on your leader attributes, values, and core leader competencies from your cadre and other Cadets. You will receive feedback on your abilities as a leader and how to improve those leader skills. At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to plan, coordinate, navigate, motivate and lead a platoon in future operational environments. Successful completion of this course will assist in preparing you for your transition to a career as an Army Officer and is a mandatory requirement for commissioning.
Prerequisite(s): Students must have completed ROTC Basic Course requirements, AMS 301 and AMS 302.
Corequisite(s): AMS 350
Contract Course: No
Pass/Fail Grading: No
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