Airforce Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC)

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Air Force ROTC is offered through the Aerospace Studies department at UC Berkeley.  Students may enroll in the program and attend one course per semester at the UC Berkeley campus at no cost.  The AFROTC courses are AS1 - Foundations of the U.S. Air Force for first-year cadets (1 credit), AS2 - Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power for second-year cadets (1 credit), AS135 - Air Force Leadership Studies for third-year cadets (3-credits), and National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society/Preparation for Active Duty for fourth-year cadets (3-credits).  Additionally, all students (regardless of year) must take AS100 - Leadership Laboratory (0 credits - it is a 2-hour lab).  The AFROTC program also includes 3 hours per week of fitness activities (1 hour at UC Berkeley, 2 hours on your own) and a 4-week Summer Field Training.  Upon completion of the program and granting of 4-year degree, students will commission as Second Lieutenants in the United States Air Force.  To be eligible for AFROTC, applicants should be a full-time student and meet additional fitness, GPA, testing, and other requirements.  Qualified students may also compete for Air Force ROTC scholarships.  Interested students should visit the department website, http://airforcerotc.berkeley.edu to get further information, then call (510) 642-3572 or e-mail afrotc@military.berkeley.edu to sign up.