reserve officers' training corps (rotc)
The basic martial coursework completed generally during the freshmen and sophomore years. This progressive instruction begins the ROTC experience and commissioning process, as well as ensuring continued success in preparation for the Advanced course.
Intermediate instruction in military tasks, standards, and leadership attributes. The ROTC Advanced course stands as the backbone of the Cadet curriculum and is completed in the final two years of collegiate study, culminating in the Oath of Office and Second Lieutenant’s commission.
The Basic and Advanced courses are augmented by regular fitness sessions, a mandatory military history course, and a number of practical field problems.