Jr. ROTC

ROTC I


ROTC II*


ROTC III*


ROTC IV*


9,10,11,12
1 Credit
Elective
$10.00 Uniform Fee

Aerospace Science: Frontiers of Aviation History - The first history course 
designed to acquaint students with the historical development of flight and the 
role of the military in history. About ¾ of the available classroom hours are 
spent reviewing the development of flight from ancient legends through the 
Persian Gulf War and beyond. Additionally, the role of the military throughout 
the history of the United States is identified.

Leadership Education I: Introduction to Air Force JROTC - Many of the 72 hours 
dedicated to leadership studies involves wear of the uniform, Air Force customs 
and courtesies, and basic drill skills. Additionally, we focus on "life skills", 
such as time management, effective study habits, etc.

 

10, 11, 12
1 Credit
Elective
$10.00 Uniform Fee

Aerospace Science: The Science of Flight - The second year is a science course 
designed to acquaint the student with the aerospace environment, the human 
requirements of flight, and principles of navigation. The course begins with a
discussion of the atmosphere and weather. After developing an understanding of 
the environment, how that environment affects flight is introduced. Discussion 
includes the forces of lift, drag, thrust, and weight. Students also learn basic 
navigation including map reading, course plotting, and the effect of wind.

Leadership Education II: Intercommunication Skills - Leadership Education II 
hours stress communications skills and cadet corps activities. Written reports 
and speeches compliment academic materials. Cadet corps activities include 
holding positions of greater responsibility in the planning and the execution of 
corps projects.

 

11, 12
1 Credit
Elective
$10.00 Uniform Fee

Aerospace Science: The Exploration of Space - The third year is a science course, which examines our Earth, the Moon, and the planets, the latest advances in space technology, and continuing challenges of space and manned space flight. Issues critical to travel in the upper atmosphere such as orbits and trajectories, unmanned satellites, space probes, guidance and control systems are explained. The manned space flight section covers major milestones in the endeavor to land on the Moon, and to safely orbit humans and crafts in space for temporary and prolonged periods. It also covers the development of space stations, the Space shuttle and its future, and international laws for the use of and travel in space.

Leadership Education III: Life Skills - Leadership Education III helps students decide which path to take after high school. Information is provided on how to apply for admission to college or to a vocational or technical school. Information on how to begin the job search is available to students who decide not to go to college or vocational school. Also information is provided about financial planning and how to save, invest, and spend money wisely, as well as how not to get caught in the credit trap. Real life issues such as understanding contracts, leases, wills, warranties, legal notices, and personal bills are discussed.

 

12
1 Credit
Elective
$10.00 Uniform Fee

Management of the Cadet Corps - The cadets manage the entire corps during the fourth year. This hands-on experience affords the cadets the opportunity to put the theories of previous leadership courses into practice. All the planning, organizing, coordinating, directing, controlling, and decision-making will be done by the cadets.

Leadership Education IV: Principles of Management - Leadership IV provides a guide to understanding the fundamentals of management, managing yourself, and others. Emphasis is placed on allowing the student to see himself/herself as a manager. There are four building blocks of leadership considered in this text from the military and civilian perspective. The four areas are Management Techniques, Management Decisions, Management Functions, and Managing Self and Others.

 


*Must have completed previous year


New Albany High School
201 Hwy 15 North
New Albany, MS 38652
Phone: (662) 534-1805 | fax: (662) 534-1817

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