Air Force R.O.T.C.

Below is a list of courses for this program.

AFJROTC Journey Into Aviation History AS100

   Credit: 1 

   Grades: 9-12 

   Weight: S 

   Prerequisite: None 

This is an aviation history course focusing on the development of flight throughout the centuries. It starts with ancient civilizations, then progresses through time to early 1939. The emphasis is on civilian and military contributions to aviation; the development, modernization, and transformation of the Air Force. Throughout the course, there are readings, videos, hand-on activities, and in-test and student workbook exercises to guide in the reinforcement of materials.

 

AFJROTC The Science of Flight AS 210

   Credit: 1 

   Grades: 9-12 

   Weight: S 

   Prerequisite: None 

This course is designed the student aerospace environment, the human requirements of flight, principles of aircraft flight, and principles of aviation. The course begins with a discussion of the atmosphere and weather. After developing an understanding of the environment, how the environment affects flight is introduced. Discussions include the forces of lift, drag, thrust, and weight. Students also learn basic navigation including map reading, course plotting, and the effects of the wind. The portion on the Human Requirements of Flight is a survey course on human physiology. Discussed here are human circulatory system, the effects of acceleration and deceleration, and protective equipment.

 

AFJROTC Global and Cultural Studies – The Middle East  AS 220 

   Credit: 1 

   Grades: 9-12 

   Weight: S 

   Prerequisite: None

The focus of the introduction is to explain the concept of global awareness and the importance of being aware of global trends. We are living in a global village. Technological advancements, especially in computer hardware and software and fiber options, have reduced the time it requires to communicate across the world. This has resulted in a global economy in which China, India, Pakistan, and other developing nations are now having a major cultural and economic impact on the world. It is essential that we adapt ourselves to the rapid changes in the global economy in order to sustain the social and economic stability in the United States. This course will focus on the Middle East. 

 

AFJROTC Global and Cultural Studies – Latin America AS 230 

   Credit: 1 

   Grades: 9-12 

   Weight: S 

   Prerequisite: None 

The focus of the introduction is to explain the concept of global awareness and the importance of being aware of global trends. We are living in a global village. Technological advancements, especially in computer hardware and software and fiber options, have reduced the time it requires to communicate across the world. This has resulted in global economy in which China, India, Pakistan, and other developing nations are now having a major cultural and economic impact on the world. It is essential that we adapt ourselves to the rapid changes in the global economy in order to sustain the social and economic stability in the United States. This course will focus on the Latin America.

 

AFJROTC Management of the Cadet Corps AS 400 

   Credit: 1 

   Grades: 9-12 

   Weight: S 

   Prerequisite: None 

This course provides exposure to the fundamentals of management. The text contains many leadership topics that will benefit student as well as provide them with some of the necessary skills need to put into practice what they have learned during their time in AFJROTC. This hands-on experience affords the cadets the opportunity to put the theories of previous leadership courses into practice. All the planning, organizing, coordinating, directing, controlling, and decision-making will be done by the cadets. They practice their communication, decision making, personal interaction, managerial, and organizational skills.

 

AFJROTC Survival AS 410 

   Credit: 1 

   Grades: 9-12 

   Weight: S 

   Prerequisite: None 

The Survival text is a synthesis of the basic survival information found in Air Force Regulation 64-4 Survival Training. 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 information is just as useful to an individual lost hunting or stranded in a snowstorm.

 

AFJROTC Aviation Ground School AS 500 

   Credit: 1 

   Grades: 10-12 

   Weight: S 

   Prerequisite: AS 210 

The material covered is an advanced, more in-depth study of the previous aerospace topics. This course is the foundation for students interested in receiving a private pilot’s license. When the course is completed the students should be prepared to take and pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FFA) WRITTEN EXAMINATION. The Private Pilot Manual is the primary source for initial study and review. The text contains complete and concise explanations of the fundamental concepts and ideas that every private pilot needs to know. The subjects are organized in a logical manner to build upon previously introduced topics. Subjects are often expanded upon through the use of Discovery Insets, which are strategically placed throughout the chapters. Periodically, human factors principles are presented in Human Element Insets to help you understand how your mind and body function while you fly. Throughout the manual, concepts that directly relate to FAA test questions are highlighted by FAA Question Insets. Additionally, you can evaluate your understanding of material introduced in a particular section by completing the associated review questions.

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