Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students


All cadets must satisfy an ROTC requirement for every semester during which they are enrolled at The Citadel or until they have completed eight semesters or met graduation requirements.

All Freshman and Sophomore Cadets

All freshman and sophomore cadets (i.e., those classified 4A, 4B, 3A, 3B) must successfully complete a Basic ROTC class in every semester in which they are enrolled. The classes that fulfill this requirement are as follows:

Cadets in Their Third and Fourth Years

Cadets in their third and fourth years (i.e., those classified 2A, 2B, 1A, 1B) have a choice of how to fulfill their ROTC requirements.

Those junior and senior cadets who are not pursuing a commission will not enroll in the Advanced ROTC classes; instead, they will enroll in one ROTC-fulfillment course per semester. All non-commissioning cadets should take LDRS 371 - Leadership in Organizations , as one of these fulfillment classes. The remaining courses may be chosen from a wide variety of classes in the Leadership Minor, leadership-oriented courses in students’ major fields, and other high-impact practice courses such as internships or undergraduate research courses.

Those who are pursuing a commission will enroll in one Advanced ROTC class per semester. The classes that fulfill this requirement are as follows: