- History. Describe the impact of key events in history on the institutional development of the Marine Corps.
- Organization and Capabilities. Describe the organization, roles, responsibilities, and capabilities of the Marine Corps.
- Expeditionary Environment. Describe the cultural, geographic, and military aspects of the expeditionary environment.
- Doctrine. Describe the nature and theory of war and their relationship to Marine Corps doctrine and maneuver warfare philosophy.
- Doctrine. Apply Marine Corps doctrine and maneuver warfare philosophy to the planning and execution of tactical operations.
- Marine Corps Planning Process. Apply the Marine Corps Planning Process (MCPP) to tactical planning.
- MAGTF Fundamentals. Apply the supporting actions that are required to conduct MAGTF Operations.
- MAGTF Ops Major Subordinate Element (MSE) Planning Exercises (Rotations). Develop a tactical plan for the employment of each MAGTF element using MCPP.
- MAGTF Ops Major Subordinate Element (MSE) Planning Exercises (Rotations). Apply fire support coordination principles to the planning and coordination of tactical level combined arms operations.
- Amphibious Fundamentals. Describe Navy and Marine Corps amphibious doctrine and capabilities.
- MEU Ops. Develop a tactical plan to accomplish a MEU mission using the Rapid Response Planning Process (R2P2).
- Landing Plan. Develop selected components of a landing plan in support of ship-to-shore movement and ship-to-objective maneuver.
- Prepositioned Operations. Explain the capabilities, principles, and planning considerations associated with prepositioning operations.
- Amphibious Ops PE. Develop an integrated tactical plan for the employment of a MAGTF synchronizing warfighting functions using MCPP.
- Amphibious Ops PE. Develop an integrated tactical plan for the employment of a MAGTF in an amphibious operation.
- Small Wars Fundamentals. Describe the characteristics, principles, and challenges of expeditionary small wars.
- Small Wars PE. Develop a tactical plan for a small wars or limited contingency operation in a joint, interagency, and multinational context.
- Professional Communications. Develop both written and oral products that demonstrate the officer’s ability to effectively communicate complex topics clearly and succinctly.
- Leadership and Ethics. Describe leadership skills necessary to cultivate effective command climates and ethical subordinates.
- Leadership and Ethics. Apply recognitional and analytical decision-making to develop solutions for complex problems and issues.
Occupational Field Expansion Course
- OFEC. Apply Occupational Field knowledge to MAGTF plans and operations.
- OFEC. Demonstrate Occupational Field proficiency and readiness to re-enter the operating forces and supporting establishment.