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Marine Corps JROTC Elective 3,4 (4573, 4574)

Grade Range:
 Marine Corps JROTC Elective 1,2
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
Course Description:
 Leadership Education 1. This course is the second in a series of Marine Corps JROTC courses at University City High School. It expands on the content and skills introduced in the previous course, and provides an overview of the history of the Marine Corps, including its origins, significant dates, people, and battles.

While still receiving instruction in core areas such as leadership, fitness, and wellness, these students will also be evaluated in each of the following subject areas:

  • Marine Corps History
    • The Colonial Marines (1740–75)
    • The American Revolution (1775–83)
    • The early years of the Marines (1783–1848)
    • Growth in size and stature of the U.S. Marine Corps (1859–1918)
    • World War II
    • The Korean War
  • Life-saving techniques and first aid
Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 MCJROTC Leadership Education, MCJROTC Command, 2005.