The AFROTC curriculum seeks to enhance your education with exclusive classes and leadership workshops that will help prepare you for your future career as a leader in the world's greatest Air Force. The curriculum has three central components.

Academic Classes

Each Semester, cadets take a specified Aerospace Studies course in conjunction with the leadership laboratory and physical training. The CU catalog has more details about each class. Information on each topic follows:

  • Year One: Heritage and Values I and II (1 credit)
  • Year Two: Team and Leadership Fundamentals I and II (1 credit)
  • Year Three: Leading People and Effective Communication I and II (3 credits)
  • Year Four: National Secuitiy, Leadership Responsibilities/Commissioning Preparation I and II (3 credits)

Leadership Laboratory (LLAB)

Leadership Laboratory is a weekly two-hour, hands-on portion of training. It is planned and led by Professional Officer Course cadets and actively involves all cadets. Activities include drill and ceremonies, leadership studies, leadership-building exercises, guest speakers, and field trips. Past LLABs have included a marching photo scavenger hunt, high ropes course, and paintball exercises. 

Physical Training (PT)

Physical Training is an hour-long activity held twice a week in the morning. Activities include group cardio, warrior runs, and game days featuring flicker ball or Ultimate Frisbee. Cadets also must complete a Physical Training Assessment each semester during PT based on performance in push-ups, sit-ups, and a 1.5-mile run.