SDSU Global Campus offers a unique Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program designed for eligible U.S. Army candidates from participating local colleges and universities outside of San Diego State University.

SDSU Global Campus offers a unique Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program designed for eligible U.S. Army candidates from participating local colleges and universities outside of San Diego State University.

Our Mission

SDSU’s U.S. Army ROTC program trains student-cadets to become future officers in our armed forces. You’ll also acquire the skills you need to become a well-rounded leader in business, public administration, or any career field that you choose to pursue outside the armed forces.

Courses

Spring 2023

Course Dates: Jan. 17-May 18
Registration Period: Dec. 5-Jan. 27

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Courses Units
MIL S 96 - Leadership Laboratory 1
MIL S 102 - Introduction to Tactical Leadership 3
MIL S 110 - United States Military History 3
MIL S 202 - Foundations of Tactical Leadership 3
MIL S 302 - Leadership in Changing Environments 3
MIL S 402 - Leadership in a Complex World 3
MIL S 499 - Special Study 3

How to Register

Starting in the spring 2023 semester, SDSU Global Campus is using a new registration process for open courses. Please follow the instructions below to successfully enroll in courses.

  1. Once you’ve chosen your courses, click the Enroll button below to begin the registration process. Please indicate on the form that you’d like to register for courses.

  2. Once you’ve filled out the Enrollment form, you’ll receive a confirmation email from SDSU Global Campus within 2-3 business days with the next steps to complete your enrollment.

  3. Once registration opens for your courses, you can register in the my.SDSU portal.

  4. Complete your full payment in my.SDSU after your registration has been submitted. You will need to submit your full payment within 48 hours from the date you registered for your course.  If you do not submit your payment within the specified time frame, you will be dropped from your classes.

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For more information, please contact Bridget Frattalone, the program coordinator, by calling 619-594-2561.

Courses

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MIL S 0096 Leadership Laboratory: MIL S 96
Application of individual skills and military tasks appropriate to a small unit leader. Prepares cadets for higher level leadership positions. Emphasis is on performance in leader roles which includes instruction. Maximum credit two units. Credit earned in this course not applicable to a bachelor's degree.
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MIL S 0101 Leadership and Personal Development
Structure, organization, and missions of US Army. Preparation and development for officer status.
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MIL S 0102 Introduction to Tactical Leadership
Officer leadership, development, and functions. Emphasizing command responsibilities for basic foundation of military fundamentals.

Format: In Person

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MIL S 0110 United States Military History
Focus on military history from the colonial period through the current operational environment.

Format: In Person

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MIL S 0201 Innovative Team Leadership
Scientific approach to leadership theory and its applicability to military settings through study of human behavior and leadership models at individual and group levels using simulations, case studies, and diagnostic instruments.

Format: In Person

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MIL S 0202 Foundations of Tactical Leadership
Leadership at organizational level with application to military settings with emphasis on developing leader skills and examination of theories and concepts of civil-military relations, using simulations, case studies, and diagnostic instruments.

Format: In Person

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MIL S 0299 Special Study: MIL S 299
Individual study. Maximum credit six units.

Prerequisites: Consent of the instructor

Format: In Person

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MIL S 0301 Adaptive Tactical Leadership
Techniques and skills required of military leaders. Military methods of instruction, review of essential map reading skills and case studies of military leadership techniques. MIL S 302. Leadership in changing environments.

Format: In Person

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MIL S 0302 Leadership in Changing Environments
Current tactical doctrine and military techniques of planning and coordination required to apply doctrine to small unit operations.

Prerequisites: Equivalent of two-year basic course program.

Format: In Person

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MIL S 0401 Developing Adaptive Leaders
Leadership and management problems encountered in a midlevel sized organization. Role of junior officer. Prepares senior cadets for positions as leaders and managers of resources at platoon/company level.

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MIL S 0402 Leadership in a Complex World
Military justice system as it has evolved from international law principles and established national security policies. History of military law, philosophy and structure of system to include court-martial ethics and decision-making.

Prerequisites: Military Science 301 and 302

Format: In Person

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MIL S 0499 Special Study: MIL S 499
Individual study. Maximum credit six units.

Prerequisites: Consent of department chair

Format: In Person

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