2007–2008 Reserve Officer Training Corps (R.O.T.C.) Program

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U.S. Air Force ROTC (AIRF)

Department Office, 2009 Annex Building
University of Utah, 801–581–6236
Department Chair, Lt. Col. Kent Wong

The Department of Aerospace Studies offers four-year, three-year, and two-year programs through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC). These provide matriculated men and women students an opportunity to earn commissions as officers in the U.S. Air Force in conjunction with completing baccalaureate degree requirements in academic fields of the student's choice.

The Department of Aerospace Studies offers academic preparation in interdisciplinary areas including communication skills, Air Force history, leadership and management principles and practices, decision-making theory and policy formulation, ethics and values, socialization process within the armed services, national and international relations, national defense structure, national security policy, and military law. Entry into the General Military Course (GMC) during the first two years of AFROTC is open to all students. Entry into the Professional Officer Course (POC) during the final two years is selective and is normally initiated during the student's sophomore year. Students may qualify to be commissioned in any of more than 60 technical and nontechnical officer career areas or as flying officers (pilots or navigators). For complete information concerning the Air Force ROTC Program, prospective students should contact: Department of Aerospace Studies, University of Utah, phone: 801–581–6236.

Basic Courses

Credit
Hours

AIRF
AIRF

1010
1011

Foundations of the USAF I
Foundations of the USAF II

1
1

AIRF
AIRF

1010L
1011L

General Military Leadership Lab I
General Military Leadership Lab II

0
0

AIRF
AIRF

1110
1111

General Military Leadership Lab I
General Military Leadership Lab II

1
1

AIRF
AIRF

2010
2011

Air Power History I
Air Power History II

1
1

AIRF
AIRF

2010L
2011L

General Military Leadership Lab III
General Military Leadership Lab IV

0
0

AIRF
AIRF

2110
2111

General Military Leadership Lab III
General Military Leadership Lab IV

1
1

AIRF

2830

Directed Readings

1 – 5

Upper Division Courses

Credit
Hours

AIRF
AIRF

3010
3011

Leadership Studies I
Leadership Studies II

3
3

AIRF
AIRF

3010L
3011L

Profess'l Officer Course Leadership Lab I
Profess'l Officer Course Leadership Lab II

0
0

AIRF
AIRF

3110
3111

Profess'l Officer Course Leadership Lab I
Profess'l Officer Course Leadership Lab II

1
1

AIRF
AIRF

4010
4011

National Security Affairs I
National Security Affairs II

3
3

AIRF
AIRF

4010L
4011L

Profess'l Officer Course Leadership Lab III
Profess'l Officer Course Leadership Lab IV

0
0

AIRF
AIRF

4110
4111

Profess'l Officer Course Leadership Lab III
Profess'l Officer Course Leadership Lab IV

1
1

AIRF
AIRF

4830
3000

Directed Readings
AFROTC Field Training

1 – 5
1 – 4

U.S. Army ROTC (ARMY)

Department Office, 105 South 1452 East
University of Utah, 801–581–6716
Department Chair, LTC Edwin L. Frederick
Web Page: www.milsci.utah.edu

The Military Science Department (Army ROTC) offers a leadership program for college men and women to earn commissions as second lieutenants in the United States Army (Active, Reserve, or National Guard). Two- and four-year programs are available. All courses receive academic credit toward graduation. Instructors, textbooks, uniforms, and equipment are provided by the Department of the Army without cost to the student.

The Basic Course provides instruction in basic leadership and hands-on military adventure training such as rappelling, survival instruction, skiing, land navigation, and rifle marksmanship. There is no military obligation for students taking the Basic Course. Students normally take this program during their freshman and sophomore years.

The Advanced Course provides extensive instruction in leadership development, military organization, management, tactics, and administration. Students may have the opportunity to attend specialty training such as Airborne or Air Assault School. This program is normally taken during the final two years of college.

Financial aid/scholarships are available from the Department of Military Science. For further information, contact the enrollment advisor at 801–581–6716.

(F = Fall Semester, S = Spring Semester, Su = Summer Term)

Basic Courses

Credit Hours

ARMY

1010

Leadership Discovery I

(2) F

ARMY

1020

Leadership Discovery II

(2) S

ARMY

1060

Military Physical Readiness

(1) F, S

ARMY

2010

Leadership Challenge I

(3) F

ARMY

2020

Leadership Challenge II

(3) S

ARMY

2950

Basic Course Independent Study

(2–3) Su

Advanced Courses

Credit Hours

ARMY

3010

Leadership Assess.& Development I

(3) F

ARMY

3020

Leadership Assess. & Development II

(3) S

ARMY

3950

Independent Study

(1–4) F, S

ARMY 3960 Military History Leader (3) F, S

ARMY

4010

Advanced Leadership I

(4) F

ARMY

4020

Advanced Leadership II

(4) S

ARMY

4950

Senior Seminar

(1–4) F, S

U.S. Navy ROTC (NAVY)

Department Office, 100 Naval Science Bldg.
University of Utah, 801–581–6723, Fax 801–585–9154
Department Chair, Capt Timothy J. Lawrence

The major goals of the U.S. Navy ROTC Program are:

  1. To help educate midshipmen in a major field of interest to the Navy or Marine Corps leading to a baccalaureate degree.
  2. To provide midshipmen with fundamental concepts and principles of naval science and with the professional naval knowledge necessary to establish a sound basis for future growth as a Naval or Marine Corps officer.
  3. To prepare midshipmen for service with the highest sense of honor and integrity as commissioned officers; to cultivate the essential elements of military leadership; and to foster the growth of a strong sense of loyalty and dedication to the service and to the nation.
  4. To prepare midshipmen to continue their education in a field of interest to the Navy or Marine Corps later in their careers.
  5. To instill the values of civilian higher education into the naval service by utilizing the expertise of civilian faculty instruction.

For complete information concerning the Naval ROTC Program, prospective students should contact Capt. Terry Walstrom, 801–581–6723.

Courses

Credit Hours

NAVY

1010

Introduction to Naval Science

2

NAVY

1020

Seapower and Maritime Affairs

3

NAVY

2000

Leadership and Management I

3

NAVY

2020

Naval Ship Systems II – Engineering

3

NAVY

2110

Evolution of Warfare

4

NAVY

3010

Naval Operations and Navigation I

3

NAVY

3020*

Naval Operations and Navigation II

3

NAVY

3110

Amphibious Warfare

4

NAVY

3210

Marine Corps Bulldog Preparation

2

NAVY

4000

Naval Ship Systems I – Weapons

3

NAVY

4020

Leadership and Management II

3

NAVY

4030

Navy At-Sea Training

3

*Prerequisite: NAVY 3010