Course Overview

  • Aviation History I

    1 Credit             Grade:  9-12

    This is a history course designed to acquaint the students with historical development and roles of the US military and flight through WWII.  The leadership studies portion focuses on Air Force customs and courtesies, uniform wear, attitude and discipline, time and stress management, good study and test-taking skills, basic drill and wellness/physical fitness. 

    Aviation History II

    1 Credit           Grade:  9-12

    This is a history course designed to acquaint the students with the historical development and role of the US military and flight from post WWII through military operations occurring today.  The leadership studies portion focuses health care, nutrition, wellness/physical fitness, drill, body image, drugs, alcohol, tobacco and US citizenship. 

    Science of Flight

    1 Credit           Grade:  9-12

    This course is designed to acquaint the student with the aerospace environment, the human requirements of flight, and the basic principles of aircraft flight, flight power, types of aircraft, and the principles of navigation.  The leadership studies portion focuses on effective communication skills, basic leadership concepts, understanding individuals and group behavior, drill and wellness/physical fitness.

    Global Studies I

    1 Credit            Grade:  9-12

    The course introduces students to the Middle East, Asia and Africa from geographic, historical and cultural perspectives to increase international awareness.  The leadership studies portion focuses on effective communication skills, basic leadership concepts, drill and wellness/physical fitness.

    Global Studies II

    1 Credit           Grade:  9-12

    The course introduces students to Europe, Latin America and Russia from geographic, historical and cultural perspectives to increase international awareness.  The leadership studies portion focuses on understanding individuals and group behavior, drill and wellness/physical fitness.

    Space I - Astronomy

    1 Credit            Grade:  9-12

    This course is designed to introduce the student to the history of astronomy, the Earth, the Moon, the solar system and planets.  The leadership studies portion focuses on career choices after high school and succeeding in job search, wellness/physical fitness and drill/staff functions.

    Space II - Exploration

    1 Credit            Grade:  9-12

    This course is designed to introduce students to space exploration, orbits, spacecraft and launch vehicles and space mission operations and management.  The leadership studies portion focuses on financial planning, banking, credit, investing, real life issues, wellness/physical fitness and drill/staff functions.

    Cadet Management & Survival

    1 Credit           Grade:  9-12

    The cadet management portion affords the cadets the opportunity to put the theories of previous leadership courses into practices.  The survival instruction will provide instruction in the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to successfully perform fundamental tasks needed for survival.  The leadership studies portion focuses on understanding the fundamentals of managements, managing yourself, and others.  It also includes wellness/physical fitness and drill/skill functions.

    Honors credit is available for all courses. In addition to completing the standard course curriculum for each student will select a topic of personal or professional interest connected to national security, the military, or AFJROTC and approved by the senior instructor.  The student will complete a three-part honors project on the selected topic as follows: a research paper or physical project, a portfolio/notebook that contains documentation of the project process throughout the semester, and an eight to ten minute slide presentation to the class.

     

Course Overview