Georgetown ROTC

ROTCThe Institute of World Politics and the Georgetown University Army ROTC have established a partnership agreement in which cadets are enrolled in IWP's M.A. program while fulfilling their academic and military service obligations with the Army ROTC. IWP students can learn more about participating in this program by visiting the HOYA Battalion website or contacting the Office of Student Affairs.  

IWP/Georgetown ROTC Courses


MLSC 211 & 212 • Applied Leadership I/II
1 credit 
Principal Professor: CAPT Matthew Jung

Fall: Primary focus of this course is on tactics of the infantry squad and platoon to include multiple topics covering map reading, navigation, marksmanship, etc. Some field training on weekend days is required. The course includes a laboratory in applied leadership, common military tasks, and physical fitness. Prerequisite: MLSC-111 through -114, or veteran status, or permission of instructor.

Spring: This course prepares cadets to successfully complete a five-week Army ROTC Advanced Camp the following summer. Topics include tactics, squad and platoon drills, marksmanship, land navigation, and health and physical fitness. Some field training on weekend days is required. The course includes a laboratory in applied leadership, common military tasks, and physical fitness. Prerequisite: MLSC-211 or permission of instructor.

MLSC 251 & 252 • Military Management/Military Ethics and Law
3 Credits
Principal Professor: LTC Michael Donahue

Fall: Continuing the "Transition to Lieutenant" phase of ROTC, this course examines the ethics of the military environment to include customs, ethical codes and decision-making, constraints, and appeals to moral principles. The American judicial system is also examined, with emphasis on the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Command and staff responsibilities are assigned to students for hands-on experience operating as a management team on behalf of the Georgetown University Cadet Corps. The course includes a laboratory in applied leadership, common military tasks, and physical fitness. Prerequisite: MLSC-251, or MLSC-211/212, or permission of instructor.

Spring: Continuing the "Transition to Lieutenant" phase of ROTC, this course examines the ethics of the military environment to include customs, ethical codes and decision-making, constraints, and appeals to moral principles. The American judicial system is also examined, with emphasis on the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Command and staff responsibilities are assigned to students for hands-on experience operating as a management team on behalf of the Georgetown University Cadet Corps. The course includes a laboratory in applied leadership, common military tasks, and physical fitness. Prerequisite: MLSC-251, or MLSC-211/212, or permission of instructor.