Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC)
Unit Admissions Officer
St. Joseph's University
5600 City Line Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Temple students are eligible to participate in Air Force Reserve Officer
Training Corps (AFROTC) through a cross-enrollment agreement with St. Joseph's
University. All Aerospace Studies courses are held on the St. Joseph's
campus. The AFROTC program enables a college student to earn a commission
as an Air Force officer while concurrently satisfying requirements for
the baccalaureate or masterís degree.
The program of Aerospace Studies at St. Joseph's University offers both
two-year and four-year curricula leading to a commission as a Second Lieutenant
in the Air Force. In the four-year curriculum, a student takes the General
Course (GMC) during the freshman and sophomore years, attends a four-week
summer training program, and then takes the Professional Officer Course
in the junior and senior years. A student is under no contractual obligation
Air Force until entering the POC or accepting an Air Force scholarship.
two-year curriculum, a student attends a five-week summer training
then enters the POC in junior year.
The subject matter of the freshman and sophomore years is developed
historical perspective and focuses on the scope, structure, and history
power with the emphasis on the development of air power. During the
senior years, the curriculum concentrates on the concepts and practices
leadership, and management, and the role of national security forces
contemporary American society.
In addition to the academic portion of the curriculum, each student
a two-hour Leadership Laboratory each week.
Air Force ROTC offers two-, three-, and four-year scholarships on a competitive
basis to qualified applicants. Scholarships cover tuition, lab fees,
and reimbursement for books, plus a $200.00 tax-free monthly stipend. All
members of the POC, regardless of scholarship status, receive the $200.00
tax-free monthly stipend.
To complete the Air Force ROTC program and obtain a commission as an
officer, students must as a minimum complete Aerospace Studies 2011,
2031, and 2041.
1011. Air Force Today I (1 s.h.) F
1021. Air Force Today II (1 s.h.) S
1031. The Air Force Way I (1 s.h.) F
1041. The Air Force Way II (1 s.h.) S
2011. Air Force Leadership and Management I (3 s.h.) F
2021. Air Force Leadership and Management II (3 s.h.) S
2031. National Security Issues I (3 s.h.) F
2041. National Security Issues II (3 s.h.) S