May 13, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NS 304 - USMC Small Unit Leadership, Weapons, and Tactics

Credit Hours: 2

Marine-option Scholarship, College Program (AS), and contracted PLC/OCC candidates. The purpose of this class is to prepare Marine Corps OCS bound cadets for the academic, moral, and physical challenges they will face during the upcoming summer. The subjects covered include operation orders, small unit tactics, leadership principles, Marine Corps history, customs and courtesies, and weapons. This class focuses on mastery of the tasks that will be required for successful completion for Marine Corps Officer Candidates School. In addition, the development of effective communication skills, command presence, peer leadership, time-compressed decision-making abilities, and general military subjects will also be evaluated. The students will apply this knowledge for successful graduation of Officer Candidates School. Corequisite(s): NS 314  for seeking/commissioning cadets, or LS 351  for non-commissioning.  Failure to take LS 351 with the ROTC course will result in a grade of F in the ROTC course.