Air Force JROTC III (09153)

Copyright: 2018

Virginia Assignment Code: AF7918

Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

Duration: 36 weeks

Hours: 140

Credits: 1

Prerequisites: AF7913


Course Description:

Students explore the Air Force JROTC program, with instruction focusing on aerospace science, including astronomy, space exploration, the history and development of aerospace vehicles and rocketry. Aerospace science acquaints students with the elements of aerospace and the aerospace environment and introduces them to the history and development of air power. Leadership education develops leadership skills, acquaints students with the practical applications of life skills, and includes a drill and ceremonies component. Instruction on effective communication and management techniques, human relations skills, and postsecondary education and career opportunities is also included. Personal wellness studies encourage 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: