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What is Army ROTC?


The Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is comprised of college students who, in addition to their academic discipline, study Military Science. Military Science is an elective managerial training program designed to develop college men and women for positions of leadership and responsibility as junior officers in the U.S. Army, Army Reserve or the Army National Guard.

As the largest single source of Army Officers, the ROTC program fulfills a vital role in providing mature young men and women, leadership and management positions in an increasingly technical Army. The ROTC curriculum encourages critical thinking, goal setting and problem solving through an interdisciplinary study of leadership and managerial principles.

Compatible with any academic major at UW Oshkosh, the ROTC program enhances a student's development in college and is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Specifically, the program is structured to develop skills in:

  • Interpersonal motivation
  • Decision making
  • Communication and supervision
  • Cultural awareness
  • Physical fitness
  • Tenacity
  • Strong work ethic
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