Courses


Title: JROTC Introduction to Air Force History

Unit Credit 1 
Grade Levels 9
Prerequisite None
Fee $50
Freshman will take AF-100- JROTC Introduction to Air Force History.  Academic material introduces cadets
to the AFJROTC program and focuses on military traditions, citizenship, the U.S. government, wellness,
health, fitness, personal accountability, and Phase I Introduction to College and Career Path
Development. Citizenship principles are reinforced through community service projects. The concepts
of good “followership” are fostered as a foundation for leadership. Cadets are given opportunities to
lead small group activities. Students receive a physical education unit upon completion of this course.



Title: JROTC Science of Flight

Unit Credit 1

Grade Levels 10 – 12
Prerequisite Instructor approval
Fee $50
This Aerospace Science course places emphasis on the AFJROTC program mission, to “develop citizens of character dedicated to
serving their nation and community.” Academic material covers improving communication, leadership, the science of flight, and
College and Career Path Development. Leadership principles come to life as cadets actively employ basic leadership principles as they
serve in experience appropriate leadership positions within the Cadet Wing, including instructors in drill and ceremonies and freshman
cadet leadership training. Others may assume staff and leadership positions as required within the cadet organizational structure.
Organizational planning, time management, and acceptance of responsibility are stressed as cadets assume increased leadership roles.


Title: JROTC Cultural Studies
Unit Credit 1

Grade Levels 11 – 12
Prerequisite Instructor approval
Fee $50
The curriculum surrounds the culture and US interests in selected countries. Senior cadets will prepare detailed presentations on social,
political, economic, and military issues. Relationships with the United States will be discussed. Leadership studies will provide a
comprehensive look at civilian and military careers with a focus on educational requirements and career opportunities. Leadership
studies also include resume preparation, job interview techniques, and financial management. Leadership principles come to life as
cadets actively employ basic leadership principles as they serve in experience appropriate leadership positions within the Cadet Wing,
including instructors in drill and ceremonies and freshman cadet leadership training. Others may assume staff and leadership positions
as required within the cadet organizational structure. Organizational planning, time management, and acceptance of responsibility are
stressed as cadets assume increased leadership roles. Each semester is designed as a stand-alone and complementary course, addressing differing aspects of the Science of Flight and Leadership. 


Title: JROTC Exploring Space
Unit Credit 1

Grade Levels 10 – 12
Prerequisite Instructor approval
Fee $50
The cadets will expand their awareness of the space environment through study of the solar system and deep space. Studies continue
through study of the requirements for exploring, living, and working in space, including practice in planning and implementing a space
mission. Cadets will be presented with scenarios designed to enhance their critical thinking skills through analysis of mission
requirements. Leadership and Life-Skills such as preparing for college and the workplace as well as financial management are addressed.
Leadership principles come to life as cadets actively employ basic leadership principles as they serve in experience appropriate
leadership positions within the Cadet Wing, including instructors in drill and ceremonies and freshman cadet leadership training. Others
may assume staff and leadership positions as required within the cadet organizational structure. Organizational planning, time
management, and acceptance of responsibility are stressed as cadets assume increased leadership roles.


Title: JROTC Aerospace Science Honors–Management of the Corps
Unit Credit 1

Grade Levels 11 – 12
Prerequisite Instructor approval and two semesters of AFJROTC completed
Fee $50
The honors course focuses on the development of leadership and management techniques that are consistent with the US Air Force and
large businesses. This course is open to junior and senior students only. Members serve as the Cadet Wing Staff. Detailed planning,
organization, and goal setting are key elements. Management continuity notebooks are maintained and graded. Academics focus on
leadership principles and the role of the US Air Force in an aerospace environment. Planning and organizational skills will be examined
as well as leadership studies such as time management and effective written and verbal communication. Honors cadets will plan all
cadet activities. Students will complete a fully annotated minor leadership research project and classroom presentation of research as
part of their final grade.


Title: JROTC Aerospace Science - Survival
Unit Credit 1

Grade Levels 10 – 12
Prerequisite Instructor approval and one semester of AFJROTC completed
Fee $50
For this specialized course, the survival instruction will provide training in skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to successfully
perform fundamental tasks needed for survival. Survival also presents “good to know” information that would be useful in any situation.
The course will utilize hands on activities such as fire craft, solar stills, shelter building, knot tying, survival food, and land navigation.
Leadership principles come to life as cadets actively employ basic leadership principles as they serve in experience appropriate
leadership positions within the Cadet Wing, including instructors in drill and ceremonies and freshman cadet leadership training. Others
may assume staff and leadership positions as required within the cadet organizational structure. Organizational planning, time
management, and acceptance of responsibility are stressed as cadets assume increased leadership roles.


Title: JROTC Aerospace Science Honors -Ground School 
Unit Credit 1

Grade Levels 11-12
Prerequisite Instructor approval and two semesters of AFJROTC completed
Fee $50
This Aviation Honors Ground School Program offers select cadets the opportunity to engage in a detailed study of aviation and piloting
skills. This course is restricted to juniors and seniors with demonstrated potential and aptitude, who have completed a minimum of 2
years of AFJROTC coursework and maintained a grade of “B” or better. The curriculum uses off-the-shelf private pilot materials to
prepare the student to take and pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) written examination. Students will further their science
of flight studies and develop necessary flight skills through a practical application using techniques and tools of flight planning, visual
and instrument flight methods, and display their abilities using flight simulators.


Title: JROTC Aerospace Science Honors–Senior Project 
Unit Credit 1

Grade Levels 12
Prerequisite Instructor approval 
Fee $50
The honors course focuses on the development of leadership and management techniques that are consistent with the US Air Force and
large businesses. The course is open to senior students only. Members serve as the Cadet Wing Leadership. Detailed planning,
organization and goal setting are key elements. Detailed management continuity notebooks are maintained and graded. Academics
focus the study of organizations, policy development, corporate-level communications, and the organization of the US government.
Career planning is integral to this course. Honors cadets from the leadership for the entire AFJROTC program. Students will complete
a fully annotated major leadership research paper and classroom presentation of research as part of their final grade.

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