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					                                                                                                                                      Military Program Of Study

                                                                                                                        Education Planning Guide for High School and Beyond
This program of study, along with other career planning materials, serves as a guide to assist students in the Puyallup School District in developing a relevant four-year high school plan that will prepare
them for further education and/or employment in the Health and Human Services pathway. The Military program of study as outlined below can be individualized to meet each learner’s education and
career goals. It allows students to earn college credits while completing coursework within high school, and apply those credits toward attainment of a college certificate and/or degree. As with all high
school planning, it is important to share and review your plan with a parent/guardian and school counselor.

                                                                           Social                                                  Health/                           Career and               Related               Puyallup School District
                                             Gr         English
                                                                           Studies
                                                                                               Science           Math
                                                                                                                                   Fitness
                                                                                                                                                   Arts
                                                                                                                                                                     Technical               Electives
 Puyallup SD Component of Program of Study




                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Graduation Requirements
                                                                                                                               Life Issues                       Digitools
                                                    World Studies-     World Studies-      Physical                                                                                                             Credit Requirements (22 credits
                                              9                                                             Algebra I                                                                                           total):
                                                    English 9          Soc. Studies 9      Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                                4.0 credits - English
                                                                                                                                                                                                                2.5 credits - Social Studies
                                                    Sophomore                                                                                                                            Two years of the       3.0 credits – Math
                                                    English                                                                                                                              same world             2.0 credits - Science
                                              10                                           Biology          Geometry                                             JROTC LET I             language are           2.0 credits – Health & Fitness
                                                         American Studies II (ERHS)                                                           1.0 Credit from
                                                                                                                                                                                         required for           1.0 credits – Fine Arts
                                                                                                                               1.5 Credits    Fine Arts or
                                                                                                                                                                                         students planning      2.0 credits - Career and Technical
                                                                                                                               from Health/   Courses
                                                                       American                                                                                                          to enroll at a four-   5.5 credits - Electives
                                                                                                                               Fitness        Equivalencies
                                                                       Studies II                           Algebra II                                                                   year university
                                              11    Junior English                                                             Courses                           JROTC LET II
                                                                       (RHS and                                                                                                                                 Additional Requirements:
                                                                       PHS)                                                                                                                                      Post High School Plan
                                                                       Senior Social                                                                                                                             Culminating Project
                                                                       Studies (.5)                                                                                                                              Certificate of Academic
                                              12    Senior English                                                                                               JROTC LET III                                    Achievement or Approved
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Alternative

*Students who earn a “B” or better in these courses are eligible for college credit. Bold courses are required for Pathway Honors.

                                                                                                                                                Earn an Associate’s Degree and
                                                                                                  Earn a Military Certificate and Enter the                                                 Earn a 4-year college degree, and then enter the
                                                    Apprenticeship Opportunities                                                               transition to a 4-year university or
                                                                                                                 Workforce                                                                                     workforce
                                                                                                                                                       enter the workforce
                                             To learn more about apprenticeships in this         Monte and Norm to fill in this section       Pierce Community College                   Aerospace Studies
                                             program, go to:                                                                                    Military Science                            Washington State University
 Post - High Program of Study




                                                                                                                                                                                            University of Washington
                                                                                                                                              While ROTC is traditionally a four-year    Air Force ROTC
                                             Apprenticeship Registration & Tracking
                                                                                                                                              program, individuals with prior service,       Central Washington University
                                                                                                                                              members of Reserve or National
                                             This pathway does not currently have any                                                         Guard units, participants of JROTC in      Naval Science
                                             active apprenticeships                                                                           high school, and summer basic camp            Washington State University
                                                                                                                                              attendees may complete the program            University of Washington
                                                                                                                                              in only two years.                         Military Science
                                             To become a JROTC instructor you must have                                                                                                      Eastern Washington University
                                             served as least 20 years and retired out of the                                                                                                 Central Washington University
                                             service with an honorable discharge. You must                                                                                                   Washington State University
                                             then earn a teaching certificate and obtain                                                                                                     University of Washington
                                             CTE Teacher certification through a state                                                                                                       Gonzaga University
                                             approved CTE Teacher Certification Program.                                                                                                     Seattle University
                                                                                                                                                                                             Whitworth College
                                             For information about becoming a CTE
                                             Teacher, go to OSPI Certification

The Post-High School program options listed above for this Program of Study represent just some examples of options available within the Puget Sound area, including programs where agreements for
dual credit exist between the college and school district. For other options available related to this program of study, visit your career center or the websites of local colleges..
                                                   Military Program of Study
                                   Education Planning Guide for High School and Beyond


Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) Leadership Education and Training (LET) teaches leadership skills
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needed to e successful in the 21 Century. Each year, a different social studies focus area is selected that addresses
issues of government, economics, civics and current events. Cadets will also have classes in leadership, values,
citizenship, communications, culture, appreciation of other people’s values, teamwork, problem-solving techniques,
decision-making processes, drill and ceremonies and physical training.

Occupational Information

In peace time, the services have about 68,000 personnel in infantry positions. In times of military action, the number
may be different, depending on the type of specialties required. Each year the services need new infantry soldiers due
to changes in personnel and the demands of the field. Leadership ability and job performance are the main factors for
advancement in the infantry. Those who have the ability to motivate, train, and supervise others assume greater
responsibility.

Pay depends mainly on rank or grade as well as length of service. Bonuses and the situation in which the person is serving
(for example: flight duty, sea duty, hazardous duty) also affect pay.



Student Leadership Development
For leadership opportunities at your high school, please refer to your student planner.




Post-High School Connections

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Scholarship Opportunities
For local, state, and national scholarship opportunities, please visit your counseling and/or career center, Career
Cruising www.CareerCruising.com or Fast Web www.FastWeb.com


 For more information about this Program of Study, contact the instructor, a school counselor or a career specialist.

				
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