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Army JROTC Core 7,8 (4507, 4508)

Grade Range:
 Army JROTC Core 5,6
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Physical Education/Military Science
Course Description:
 Advanced Leadership Training. This is the fourth course in a series of four Army JROTC courses. It may be taken in grade 12. Students are assigned to the highest leadership positions within the unit. Planning and coordination of cadet activities are priority assignments. Students manage promotion boards, instruct junior leaders, write reports, and maintain records.

This course includes a physical education component. Students will meet or exceed the standards on the state-mandated fitness test; participate in individual/dual activities to improve or maintain health; analyze the effects on personal fitness and personal levels of health-related fitness; improve or maintain physical fitness; explain the relationship between participation and health; demonstrate the ability to effectively purchase products and programs for individuals; develop and implement a one-month personal fitness plan.

Each of the subject areas listed below is covered in the course, with at least the minimum number of hours (required by Army JROTC) devoted to each area. Students are evaluated in each subject area.

  • 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
    • High School Financial Planning

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Leadership Education and Training, Unit 4: LET 4 The Managing Leader, Pearson Learning Solutions, 2015.
Leadership Education and Training, Unit 4: LET 4 The Managing Leader Cadet Notebook, Pearson Learning Solutions, 2015