Advance ROTC

If cadets wish to pursue further military instruction after the Basic ROTC, these courses, in order, are available to them (assuming they took/are taking the Cadet Officer Candidate Course):

Military Science 3

Also known as Regional Summer Camp Training (RSCT), Mil Sci 3 is taken by Third Class Army ROTC cadets in their respective regions to enhance their military proficiency and physical condition. The 3Cl cadets of UP ROTC, along with the 3Cl cadets of the other Army ROTC  in the National Capital Region (NCR), take up Mil Sci 3  under the  NCR Regional Community Defense Group (NCRRCDG).

Military Science 31-32

Right after the RSCT, the cadets take the Mil Sci 31-32 Academic Phase, also directly handled by the NCRRCDG. This phase covers advanced military subjects for incoming Second Class cadet officers. After finishing the acad phase, the Cadet Officers may enlist in Mil Sci 31 & 32 (1st and 2nd Semester, respectively) in UP and become Secondclassmen of the UP Corps of Cadets.

Military Science 41-42

The Mil Sci 41-42 Academic Phase, also directly handled by the NCRRCDG during summer term, covers more advanced military subjects for incoming First Class cadet officers. After finishing the academic phase, the Cadet Officers may enlist in Mil Sci 41 & 42 (1st and 2nd Semester, respectively) in UP and become First Classmen of the UP Corps of Cadets.


Program of Instructions

Military Science 3

This POI covers subjects for the ROTC Summer Camp Training (MS-3) to be taken by incoming Advance ROTC Cadets for 28 days during summer. Fourteen (14) days are allotted for the RSCT. The RSCT (MS-3) will qualify and prepare the cadets (Second Class) to become Advance ROTC Cadets.

SUBJECTNR OF PERIODS
MS 315
TOTAL15
SUBJECTSCOPE OF INSTRUCTIONNR OF PERIODS
Military Science 3  
Human RightsArticles and Provision in Human Rights2
Map Reading / Land NavigationReview on Marginal Info Military Grid Coordinate System Locating a point using a military Grid reference system Grid Reference Box Scale and Distance Directions, use of Compass8
Introduction to IntelligenceIntro to Tactical Intel Intel cycle Collection phase of Intel cycle Counter Intelligence2
Introduction to CMODefinition of Terms Pillars of CMO1
Basic Artillery OperationsDefinition of Terms Artillery Support Capabilities2
Basic Armor OperationsDefinition of Terms Types of Armor assets and Capabilities2
Basic Engineer OperationsDefinition of Terms Engineer support capabilities2
Weapons Training (Cal .45 Pistol)Nomenclature Assembly and Disassembly Fundamentals of Marksmanship Familiarization Firing6
Grenades (Hand & Rifle)Definition of Terms Characteristics and capabilities2
Observe Fire ProcedureForward Observer Method of T & T Location Parts and elements of the Call for Fire Adjustment of Fire Types of Targets3
Off – POI  
Physical TrainingArmy PRT10
Physical Fitness Test2 minutes push-ups 2 minutes sit-ups 2-mile run2

Military Science 31 & 32

This POI covers subjects for the ROTC Advance Course (MS-31 & MS-32) to be taken by incoming Advance ROTC Cadets for 28 days during summer. Seven (7) days each for the Academic Phases of MS-31 and MS-32. The Academic Phases (MS-31 & MS-32) will equip the cadets with knowledge and skills in advanced military science.

SUBJECTNR OF PERIODS
MS 3130
MS 3230
TOTAL60
SUBJECTSCOPE OF INSTRUCTIONNR OF PERIODS
Military Science 31  
AFP Code of EthicsPreamble Article I – Identify Article II – AFP History Article III – The AFP Creed Article IV – Membership Article V – Professionalism Article VI – AFP Customs & Traditions Article VII – General Provisions4
Military CorrespondenceDefinition Methods of Communication Military (Subj to) Letter Endorsements Non-military (Personal type) Ltr Disposition Form Routing Slip4
Military JusticeJurisdiction Selected Punitive Articles AW 105 Disciplinary Powers of the Commanding Officer4
Laws of Land Warfare (International Humanitarian Law)Terms of reference Control of Armed Conflict Command Responsibility Exercise of Command Conduct of Operation Neutrality Rules for behavior in action4
Threats to National SecurityDefinition of Terms Types of Threats Types of Internal / External Threats and activities of the local community movement4
WeaponsMortar 81mm, M29 Mortar 60mm10
Off – POI  
Physical TrainingArmy PRT10
Physical Fitness Test2 minutes push-ups 2 minutes sit-ups 2-mile run2
Military Science 32  
Infantry Battalion OrganizationSquad Organization Platoon Organization Company Organization4
Bn Staff Functions ProceduresBattalion Staff Organization Types of Staff Functions of the Different Staff4
Troop Leading ProceduresDefinition of Terms Troop Leading Procedure Process4
Combat Formation & Movement TechniquesMovement Formation Movement Techniques Danger Areas Infiltration Link-up Departure from friendly units6
PatrollingReconnaissance Patrols Combat Patrols Ambuscades Raids4
 Method of InstructionFundamentals of Military Instruction Teaching Techniques Stages of Military Instruction Training Aids & Instructional Packages8
Off – POI  
Physical TrainingArmy PRT10
Physical Fitness Test2 minutes push-ups 2 minutes sit-ups 2-mile run2

Military Science 41 & 42

This POI covers subjects for the Academic Phase of ROTC Advance Course (MS-41 & MS-42) which shall be taken by incoming 2nd Year Advance ROTC Cadets for 14 days during summer. The training will equip the cadet with knowledge and skills in advanced military science.

SUBJECTNR OF PERIODS
MS 4130
MS 4230
TOTAL60
SUBJECTSCOPE OF INSTRUCTIONNR OF PERIODS
Military Science 41  
Personnel ModulePersonnel Administration Personnel Management MOWEL Procurement / Promotion / Demotion2
Company AdministrationCompany Organization and Functions Morning Report Report of Changes Supply Management AW 105 Company Training Mess Management3
Intelligence Reports and Report WritingFormats and reports2
Combat Operations  
Airland BattleCombat Power Tenets of Airland Battle Airland Battle Imperative2
Principles of WarPrinciples of objectives Offensive Mace Economy of Force Manuever Unity of Command Security Surprise & Simplicity3
Military Symbols and Overlay TechniqueMap Symbols Unit sizeBranch or functionWeapons and EquipmentVehiclesLocationsPoints Overlay Techniques UsesPreparation5
Combat Plans & OrdersWarning Order Operations Order Fragmentary Orders Supplementary Orders OPORD Writing3
Platoon Offensive OperationsOffensive Fundamentals PurposeCharacteristics of Offensive OperationsPhases of Offensive OperationOffensive Framework Forms of Manuever Movement to contact Consolidation & re organization Practical Exercises3
Platoon Defensive & Retrograde OperationsDefensive Fundamentals PurposeCharacteristics of the DefenseDefensive FrameworkDefensive PlanningTypes of Retrograde Operations2
Combat Support Operation ModuleSupport Relationships Organic Combat Support (Company Level) GPMG, 7.62mm, M60Mortar 60mm Non-organic Combat Support Mortar 81mmField Artillery 105mm, 155mmClose Air Support3
Combat Service Support Operation ModuleFundamentals Resupply Operations Soldiers Load Personnel Service Support Medical Support2
Off – POI  
Physical TrainingArmy PRT10
Physical Fitness Test2 minutes push-ups 2 minutes sit-ups 2-mile run2
Military Science 42  
Other Tactical OperationsPassage of Lines Relief in Place Link-ups River Crossing Stay Behind Operation3
Special OperationsIntroduction to Airmobile Operations Introduction to Military Operations in Urbanized Terrain Intro to SR Operation Intro to SF Operation3
Combat LeadershipThe human side of warfighting Stress in battle Battle fatigue The environment of combat Case study3
Military Decision-making ProcessArmy Design Methodology Military Decision-making Process Receipt of Mission Mission Analysis Course of Action Development Course of Action Analysis Course of Action Comparison Course of Action Approval Assessments Operations Order Rehearsals9
Tactical Exercise Without TroopsPlatoon in the Offense Platoon in the Defense9
Reservist Organization and ManagementRA 7077 SOP Nr. 13 Active Duty Training of Reservist Officers as ROTC Instructors Commissioning of Reservists Mobilization Utilization of Reservists Accounting of Reservists3
Off – POI  
Physical TrainingArmy PRT10
Physical Fitness Test2 minutes push-ups 2 minutes sit-ups 2-mile run2