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Army JROTC Core 3,4 (4503, 4504)

Grade Range:
 Army JROTC Core 1,2
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Physical Education/Military Science
Course Description:
 Intermediate Leadership Development. This is the second course in a series of four Army JROTC courses. It may be taken in grades 10, 11, or 12. Students are assigned to their first leadership positions. They are responsible for initial guidance to new students. Responsibility to self and to the other team members is emphasized.

This course includes a physical education component. Students participate in moderate to vigorous physical activity; apply the principles of exercise to challenging physical activities; identify and achieve levels of excellence in physical fitness beyond the state fitness standards. They meet or exceed high school physical education content standards 1–3. Students receive instruction in the following eight content areas: (1) effects of physical activity upon dynamic health; (2) mechanics of body movement; (3) aquatics; (4) gymnastics and tumbling; (5) individual and dual sports; (6) rhythms and dance; (7) team sports; and (8) combatives/self-defense.

Each of the subject areas listed below is covered in the course, and students are evaluated in each subject area. Selected optional subjects should be devoted to activities and learning leading to citizenship and/or vocational knowledge and skills.

  • Leadership Theory and Application
  • Foundations for Success
  • Wellness, Fitness, and First Aid
  • Geography and Earth Science
  • Citizenship and American History
  • Command and Staff Procedures
  • Electives
    • Success Profiler
    • Quantum Learning
    • Service Learning

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Leadership Education and Training, Unit 2: LET 2 - The Developing Leader, Person Learning Solutions, 2015.
Leadership Education and Training, Unit 2: LET 2 - The Developing Leader Cadet Notebook, Person Learning Solutions, 2015.