JROTC Course List & Descriptions
These courses of instruction emphasize leadership education. Although it is an academic course, training in drill, ceremonies, marksmanship and physical fitness are included. This course satisfies the physical education requirement for a South Carolina State Diploma.
NOTE: All Cadets enrolled in Marine corps JROTC must maintain acceptable standards of academic achievement, conduct, and grooming as prescribed by governing directives for continued participation, as determined by the Senior Marine Instructor (SMI).
The mission of the Air Force JROTC program is to “Develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community.” The goals of the Air Force JROTC program are to instill: The values of citizenship, Service to the United States, Personal responsibility, and A sense of accomplishment. The objectives of Air Force JROTC are to educate and train students in citizenship and life skills; promote community service; instill a sense of responsibility; and develop character and self- discipline through education and instruction in air and space fundamentals and the Air Force's core values of "Integrity First, Service Before Self and Excellence In All We Do." Although it is an academic course, training in drill, ceremonies, marksmanship, aviation and physical fitness are included. This course satisfies the South Carolina State Requirement for 1 credit unit of physical education. All subsequent credits are elective credits.
NOTE: All Cadets enrolled in AFJROTC at Beaufort High School must maintain acceptable standards of academic achievement, conduct, and grooming as prescribed by governing directives for continued participation, as determined by the Senior Aerospace Science Instructor (SASI).
Army JROTC is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline. Its focus is reflected in its mission statement, ““To motivate young people to be better citizens” It prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as United States citizens.