Based out of the north side of Chicago, the Rambler Battalion is hosted at Loyola University. The satellite schools include DePaul University, Northeastern Illinois University, North Park University, and Northwestern University. Located on the bustling north side of Chicago, the Rambler Battalion cadets have access to nearly unlimited resources for educational and professional development. The diversity of the neighborhood gives a valuable cultural perspective hard to find elsewhere. Our Battalion consists of cadets from all over the country and from many different backgrounds. The cadre assigned to our Battalion are highly experienced, well trained soldiers of the Army with over 60 years of combined time in service. Additionally, the Battalion has several civilian employees who work in support of the program's success. Overall, the Rambler Battalion Army ROTC program provides excellent training in leadership development, military skills, academics, and physical readiness.
The below sequence of courses is meant to be used as a suggested path for completing coursework. An individual student’s completion of requirements depends on course offerings in a given term as well as the start term for a major or graduate study. Students should consult their advisor for assistance with course selection.
|MLSC 101||Leadership and Personal Development||1|
|MLSC 151||Physical Training I||1|
|MLSC 102||Introduction to Leadership||1|
|MLSC 152||Physical Training II||1|
|MLSC 201||Foundations of Leadership||2|
|MLSC 251||Physical Training III||1|
|MLSC 202||Tactical Leadership||2|
|MLSC 252||Physical Training IV||1|
|MLSC 301||Adaptive Team Leadership||3|
|MLSC 351||Physical Training V||1|
|MLSC 302||Applied Team Leadership||3|
|MLSC 352||Physical Training VI||1|
|MLSC 311||Advanced Leadership||3|
|MLSC 361||Physical Training VII||1|
|MLSC 312||Leadership in a Complex World||3|
|MLSC 362||Physical Training VIII||1|
Military History Course- Any Semester
All ROTC cadets across the country are required to take a college level history course that focuses on U.S. military history and the history of the profession of arms. Specific courses that meet the requirements established by U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command are determined by the Professor of Military Science. For a list of courses that fulfill the military history requirement at your university, please contact your Military Science Instructor.
In addition to these approved courses, the Military Science Department offers a three credit hour, independent study course that is taken online through the ROTC Blackboard learning system. This course can be found in Loyola's course catalog under:
MLSC 399 Military History - Independent Study