2009-2010 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