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Air Force JROTC Core 3,4 (4513, 4514)

Grade Range:
 Air Force JROTC Core 1,2
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Physical Education/Military Science
Course Description:
 This is the second in a series of four AFJROTC courses. It may be taken in grades 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 Aerospace Environment
  • The Human Requirements of Flight
  • Principles of Aircraft Flight
  • Principles of Navigation
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Understanding Individual Behavior
  • Understanding Group Behavior
  • Basic Leadership Concepts
  • Wellness, Health, and Physical Education
Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 AS-200 The Science of Flight, Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012.