Shifting Focus to Train the Future: Should Army Junior Reserve Officer Corps Programs' Purpose be Modified to Increase Students' Proficiency in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Technical Report,01 Aug 2017,01 Jun 2018
ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE FORT LEAVENWORTH KS FORT LEAVENWORTH United States
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The Army Junior Reserve Candidate Training Corps AJROTC is a DoD federally funded program that prepares high school students to contribute to society following high school. In an era where Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics STEM career fields are outpacing qualified applicants, the DoD and the federal government wholly recognizes the importance of recruiting and retaining talented STEM professionals. This thesis investigates the current state of AJROTC programs and addresses whether transitioning to a STEM-based curriculum would fulfill federal STEM initiatives.
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- Military Forces and Organizations