Advanced course students must be US Citizens. If you have a Green Card and are interested in obtaining citizenship through the military please contact our office. You can also visit https://www.hrc.army.mil/TAGD/Soldiers%20Guide%20to%20Citizenship for information on how to use the Simultaneous Membership Program option to help you gain your citizenship.
During the last two years of the ROTC program, you will take the Advanced Course covering subjects concentrating on leadership development. In addition to required Military Science courses, those students seeking a commission must take courses in written communications, military history, and computer literacy.
Classes during the third year in ROTC are designed to prepare the student for ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC). These classes include such topics as Small Unit Tactics, briefings, extensive land navigation and rifle marksmanship, and advanced physical conditioning.
Classes during the final year of ROTC teach the perspective new lieutenants those skills they will need after commissionning. These topics include: Military Ethics, briefing skills, proper military writing, and numerous others necessary to the new lieutenant.
To be eligible for admission to the advanced course, students must have successfully completed the two-year Basic Course, the Leaders Training Course (LTC), or earned officially recognized equivalent credit. They must be selected by the Professor of Military Science and sign a contract agreeing to complete the Advanced Course and to accept a commission, if offered.
LTC is a summer alternative to make up for the Basic Course requirements for those students who did not take ROTC during the school year. LTC is four weeks of intense classroom and field training held in the summer at Fort Knox, KY. This course is an accelerated version of the two years of leadership development training Cadets receive in the Basic Course. By transforming yourself through this rigorous training, you will qualify for enrollment in the Army ROTC Advanced Course on campus-provided you have two years of college remaining (undergraduate or graduate).
Students interested in LTC should contact our office early during their Spring semester as admission is competitive and limited.