Four-Year Program. The four- year Army ROTC program consists of the Leadership
Training Course (LTC and the Leadership Development and Assessment Course
LTC provides instruction in basic leadership and hands-on military
adventure training. Students receive introductory leadership training and
participate in group discussion/interaction, adventure training such as
rappelling, land navigation and rifle marksmanship. Various social and
professional enrichment activities are available in conjunction with the
military science program. Students take this program during their freshman
and sophomore years. Students must meet eligibility requirements or have
the approval of the Professor of Military Science to enroll in the LTC.
After completing the LTC, students who have demonstrated officer potential
and who meet Army physical standards are eligible to enroll in the Leadership
Development and Assessment Course. Students are required to participate in
physical fitness training. In addition, students are required to wear
issued military uniforms during labs and some classroom instruction.
Development and Assessment Course. This program is completed during the
final two years of college. Instruction includes pre-commissioning training
in leadership development, military organization, management, tactics, and
students receive a monthly stipend up to $500. They attend a five-week
leadership development summer camp at Fort Lewis, Washington. Students at
this camp practice the leadership principles and skills learned during the
Military Science III year. Students receive pay, room, and board while
attending camp. Academic credit can be earned for successful camp
Students may complete the LTC requirement by attending a paid four-week
Basic Leadership Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Students must meet
members of the National Guard or Army Reserve, and Junior ROTC cadets may
receive LTC credit for their prior military service.
is no military service commitment for non-contracted students in the LTC.
Scholarship Program and LDAC students incur an 8-year obligation that can
be satisfied by service in the Active Army, Army Reserves, or National
Scholarships. Two-, three-,
and four-year merit-based scholarships are available through Army ROTC.
These scholarships pay tuition, fees, a book allowance, and a monthly
stipend. Winners are selected based on achievements in academics,
leadership, extracurricular activities and a minimum 2.5 GPA is required.
Four year applications are available at www.rotc.usaac.army.mil. Two and
three-year applications are available at the Military Science Department.
and Academic Credit. Students may count military science credit hours
Mission Leave Policy. Students leaving on LDS missions are granted a
24-month leave of absence.
Membership Program. A special program is available to students who wish
to participate in National Guard or Army Reserve units. These individuals
are eligible to receive drill pay, the G.I. Bill, and in certain cases,
tuition assistance, as well as a monthly stipend. Some students may be
eligible for a special Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) scholarship
and Kicker program.
Optional training programs are available to selected cadets. Some of these
three-week Army course qualifies cadets as Army parachutists.
Assault School. This
two-week helicopter assault training course teaches advanced rappelling
from helicopters, aerial insertion, and exfiltration.
Troop Leadership Training. This three-week internship is taken with
an active Army unit in the United States or overseas, following advanced
A three-week course in arctic operations in Alaska includes inland waterway
navigation, mountaineering, and glacier climbing.
Warfare School (MWS). A two-week program conducted at the Ethan Allen
Firing Range, Jericho, Vermont. The course teaches cadets the skills needed
to operate in a mountainous environment during the summer.
Survival Training (CST). CST is a 20-day program that affords the
cadet the opportunity to practice employing the principles, procedures,
techniques, and equipment that enhance survival and evasion prospects, regardless
of hostile or adverse climate conditions.
Kingdom Officer Training Camp (UKOTC). A three-week program hosted by
British Army ROTC counterparts. UKOTC provides cadets the opportunity to
conduct ROTC training with a foreign nation.
for the Minor
1. Be a contracted cadet
Complete MSIII and MSIV requirements
Satisfactorily complete LDAC
Achieve a 3.0 or better in all Military Science classes
Complete Professional Military Education classes.
6. Be willing
to accept a commission in the U.S. Army when offered
Obtain recommendation from the Professor of Military Science