FOUR-WEEK SUMMER SPECIAL PROGRAM OF ELSP This is a four-week summer English program for interna tional coll ~ge students who would like to study the English language a,1d American culture at Biola. The program includes intensive study along with weekend and daily activi ties. The fin al four days of the program consist of a fi eld trip to Northern California. There are additional optional programs avai lable for stu dents who wish to further their interaction with American people and their culture. Interested students shou ld contact the Department of International Students Education. INTERTERM To faci litate the completion of graduation and also to allow exposure to creative learning and to enrich students' academic progran1s, the University provides an Interterm progran1 in Jan uary. Resident hall rooms are provided at no extra charge for on-(ampus fall students who occupy a room during the spring semester. All other students attending Interterm are charged a prorated weekly rate. Separate prices will be avai lable for meals during Interterm. Tuition charges are about one half of the regular school year charge. (Graduate courses excepted.) Abalanced progran1 of general education, Bible, elective and graduate courses is offered on campus. Opportunities also will be given to participate in travel and other non-traditional courses. Class schedules for Interterm will be avai lableApril I. For further information, please write to the director of Intertenn. ARMY ROTC The Army Reserve Officer Training Corps progran1 is avai l able to all qualified students of Biola University through the Military Science Departmen t of UCLA. Army ROTC trai ns stu dents to be commissioned officers in the US Army, the US Army Reserve , or the National Guard. This training includes an in-<lepth study of the military establishment, mili tary history, tactics, leadership principles, management and many other basic ski lls necessary to build motivated, effective leaders. Programs The military science curriculum is divided into two parts. Basic Course is the first two years of lower division study during which students complete 12 units ofleadership classes. Advanced Course is the last two years of upper division study consistingof 14 units of leadership classes, and a six week summer camp typically between junior and senior years. (Cadets receive an allowance for travel expenses and are paid for attending this camp.) Students who did not enroll in Army ROTC as a fresh man or a sophomore can receive equivalent credit in several different ways (see Two-Year Program below) . Admission to the Advanced Course is limited to students who meet all academic and physical requirements. Students in thi s course rece ive a subsistence all owance of $100 a month for 10 months during each of the two academic years, plus mi li tary science books and uniforms. After completion of the Advanced Course and college, students are eligible to be commissioned as second lieutenan ts in one of the Army's
17 specialty areas in either the Army National Guard, Army Reserve, or active Army. Students' desires are a major factor in determining which service option is selected. The ac tive duty obligation for those students selected to enter the National Guard or Army Reserve is typically four months. Students entering the Active Army serve longer peri ods. ROTC students desiring to obtain advanced degrees may be granted a delay in reporting to their initial assignment. Scholarship Scholarships are available on a national and regional basis. Two and three year scholarships are avai lable on a competitive basis to any qualified student of Biola University who desires to compete. An Army scholarship will pay for most tuition costs, school supplies, and provide a monthly subsistence allowance of $100. The scholarsh ip competition is conducted from November th rough February during the school year prior to when the scholarship would go into effect. Winners are announced in May and June, and the scholarship becomes effective at the start of the following Fall term. Two Year Program This program is designed for students who receive place ment credit for two years of ROTC. Placement credit may be given for a variety of conditions. Included are: completing three years of high school ROTC; attending a special Basic Course summer camp; joining the Army Reserves or National Guard; prior mi li tary se,vice on active duty (veterans may receive VA benefits concurrentlywith Advance Course benefits); and by completing two years of college levelAir Force or Navy ROTC. Extra Curricular Cadets in Army ROTC are eligible to participate in a wide variety of extra-(unicular activi ties. Included are repelling, land navigation, parachuting, and other adventure opportunities. Further Information Biola Un ive rsi ty students who desire more information regarding this progran1 maywrite: Department of Mi li tary Sci ence; University of California, Los Angeles, 405 Hi lgard (Men 's Gym); Los Angeles, CA 900241609; or call (3 10) 82S-7384/ 738I. AIR FORCE ROTC Both the two-year and four-year Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps (AFROTC) programs are available at UCLA, USC and Cali forn ia State University San Bernardi no to all qualified students. Academic units earned in th is program are counted as elective units toward fulfillment of graduation requirements. Successful completion of the AFROTC pro gram leads to a commission as an officer in the United States Air Force. Those students who qualify and desire to enter Air Force pilot training will be given flight instruction in either the two or four year program. Competitive scholarships are available to quali fied students. Al l scholarsh ip students receive tuition, laboratory and book fees, and $100 a month. Students on scholarship must successfully complete courses in English composition, mathematical reasoning and foreign language . For additional information contact the Department ofAero space Studies (AFROTC) at the above university of your choice.
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