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Air Force JROTC Core 1,2 (4511, 4512)

Grade Range:
 Ninth-grade standing
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Physical Education/Military Science
Course Description:
 This is the first in a series of four AFJROTC courses. It may be taken in grades 9,10,11, or 12.

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.

Students will be evaluated in each of the following subject areas:

  • The Heritage of Flight
  • Development of Air Power
  • Toward Military Aerospace
  • Contemporary Aviation
  • History, Organization, and Traditions
  • Individual Self-Control
  • Citizenship in the United States
  • Wellness, Health, and Fitness

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 LE-100 Leadership Education 100: Traditions, Wellness, and Foundations of Citizenship, Peterson. 2015.

AS-100 Milestones in Aviation History C2 Technologies. 2016.