32 CFR 562.3 - Definitions.
The following terms apply to the Army's Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps Program:
(a) Academic year. A period covering two semesters, or the equivalent, in which a student should complete one-fourth of the baccalaureate degree requirements under a 4-year college curriculum, or one-fifth of the requirements under a 5-year curriculum. The vacation period or summer session which follows is not normally included.
(b) Advanced camp. The advanced camp training period held on a military installation. This is part of the advanced course and normally attended between Military Science (MS)-III and MS-IV. (The Ranger camp is an acceptable alternate).
(c) Advanced course. The Senior ROTC 2-year advanced course of study (MS-III and MS-IV), including advanced camp. This advanced study normally taken by the cadet during his/her junior and senior years in college (freshman and sophomore years in a military junior college (MJC)).
(d) Basic camp. The 6-week ROTC training course held at a military installation. This course is normally taken before the applicant's junior academic year. It is a prerequisite to enrollment in the 2-year ROTC program.
(e) Basic course. The 2-year senior ROTC basic course (MS-I and MS-II) normally pursued by the cadet during freshman and sophomore years in college.
(f) Branch material. Designation of a course of instruction designed to prepare the cadet for appointment as a commissioned officer in a specific branch of the Army. A branch material unit may offer training in one or more specific branches.
(g) Cadet. A term applied to each enrolled member of the ROTC program, including alien students in MS-I or MS-II. As a grade of rank, this term applies only to advanced course cadets.
(h) Four-year Senior ROTC Program. The 4-year Senior ROTC Program consisting of 4 years of military science (MS-I, -II, -III, and -IV), and ROTC advanced camp.
(i) General military science (GMS). A ROTC instruction program to prepare a cadet for appointment as a commissioned officer in any branch of the Army for which he/she is qualified.
(j) Military science (MS). The Senior ROTC curriculum which consists of two courses, the basic course (MS-I and MS-II) and the advanced course (MS-III and MS-IV).
(k) Professor of Military Science (PMS). The academic and military title of the senior commissioned Army officer assigned to a Senior ROTC unit.
(l) Region commander. The commanding general of a U.S. Army ROTC Region who is responsible for the operation, training, and administration of the ROTC program within his/her geographical area. Region commanders are located at:
(m) ROTC ranger camp. The ranger course conducted by the US Army Infantry School for volunteer cadets. Those selected attend in lieu of advanced camp.
Title 32 published on 2014-07-01
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