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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Air Force JROTC III (AF7918/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:AF7918
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12
Prerequisites:None

Students explore the Air Force JROTC program, with instruction focusing on aerospace science, including astronomy, space exploration, the development of air power, aerospace vehicles, and rocketry; life skills, career opportunities, and personal wellness. 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 and 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.

NOTES:
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.”

 

NOTES:
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.”

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Education and Training
    • Administration and Administrative Support
    • Professional Support Services
    • Teaching and Training
  • Government and Public Administration
    • Foreign Service
    • Governance
    • National Security
    • Planning
    • Public Management and Administration
    • Regulation
    • Revenue and Taxation
  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
    • Correction Services
    • Emergency and Fire Management Services
    • Law Enforcement Services
    • Legal Services
    • Security and Protective Services
  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    • Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
    • Health, Safety and Environmental Management
    • Logistics Planning and Management Services
    • Sales and Service
    • Transportation Operations
    • Transportation Systems/Infrastructure Planning, Management and Regulation
    • Warehousing and Distribution Center Operations

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.