Air Force JROTC I (09151)

Copyright: 2018

Virginia Assignment Code: AF7913

Suggested Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Duration: 36 weeks

Hours: 140

Credits: 1

Prerequisites: None


Course Description:

Students are introduced to the Air Force JROTC program with instruction focusing on aerospace science, including aviation history, principles of aircraft flight and navigation, development of aerospace power, aerospace vehicles, rocketry, space and technology programs, and the aerospace industry. Students explore Air Force traditions, customs and courtesies, character, and the foundations of U.S citizenship. Leadership education develops leadership skills, acquaints students with the practical applications of life skills, and includes a drill and ceremonies component. Instruction in personal wellness and health and fitness encourages cadets to lead healthy, active lifestyles into adulthood.

Note: Instructors are asked to continue relying heavily on their branch-specific curriculum guides to complement this core set of competencies. Per the 2017 Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Curriculum Document (p.12), “Course Offerings: All units have the option to determine which [courses] to offer to first-, second-, third-, and fourth-year cadets.”

Credentials, Course Sequences, and Career Clusters/Pathways can be found here: