Texas Tech University

Cadet Career Path


First Year: AS100

Take at least 12 credit hours

Complete Academic Plan (Form 48)

Complete DoDMERB

Pass Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA)

Study for the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT)

 Second Year: AS200

Take at least 12 credit hours

Begin preparing for LEAD (previously known as Field Training)

Pass PFA

Take the AFOQT

Summer Of Second Year

Attend LEAD

Third Year: AS300

Take at least 12 credit hours

Enlist into the AF Reserve

Pass PFA

Apply for your Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) and base location

Complete background investigation 

Fourth Year: AS400

Take at least 12 credit hours. (Your final semester doesn't require 12 credit hours.)

Pass the PFA

Receive AFSC and base location

Receive diploma




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