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Army JROTC Elective 1,2 (4561, 4562)

Grade Range:
 Ninth-grade standing; minimum age of 14 years
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
Course Description:
 Introduction to Leadership Development. This is the first course in a series of four Army JROTC courses. It may be taken in grades 9, 10, 11, or 12. Students will be introduced to a disciplined learning environment, and work and grow as a member of a team. Basic skills in team building are introduced and citizenship is emphasized.

Each of the subject areas listed below is covered in the course, and students are evaluated in each subject area.

  • Introduction to JROTC
  • Character Development
  • Leadership Theory
  • Foundations for Success
  • Wellness, Fitness, and First Aid
  • Geography and Earth Science
  • Citizenship and American History
  • Service Learning
Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Leadership Education and Training, Unit 1: LET 1 The Emerging Leader, Person Learning Solutions, 2015
Leadership Education and Training, Unit 1: LET 1 The Emerging Leader Cadet Notebook, Person Learning Solutions, 2015