Course Description for Sophomore Leadership Laboratory II
Sophomore Leadership Laboratory II
Co-requisite: MSL 2102
The Sophomore Leadership Laboratory II consists of a two-hour block of instruction that directly supports classroom instruction. Cadets implement the initial classroom lessons in a real world setting, MSL 2102 examines the challenges of leading tactical teams in the complex Contemporary Operating Environment. The course highlights dimensions of terrain analysis, patrolling, and operation orders. Further study of the theoretical basis of the Army Leadership Requirements Model explores the dynamics of adaptive leadership in the context of military operations. MSL 2102 provides a smooth transition into MSL 3201. Cadets develop greater self-awareness as they assess their own leadership styles and practice communication and team-building skills. COE case studies give insight into the importance and practice of teamwork and tactics in real-world scenarios. Students not on scholarship who enroll in this basic course do not incur any service obligation to the US Army.