ARSOF Program

 Civil Affairs Crest  Special Forces Crest Psyop Crest 


FTCC and the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School have partnered to provide an Associate's Degree Program that enables Soldiers to graduate from the USAJFKSWCS qualification courses for Civil Affairs, Military Information Support Operations or Special Forces and earn an associate degree in general studies from FTCC.

Credit awarded from the qualification course, coupled with the completion of 16 hours of resident instruction at FTCC fulfills the requirements for an associate's degree that is regionally accredited, nationally recognized and transferable to some four-year bachelor's degree programs.

Army Special Operations credit toward Associate in General Education

MOS Title
18B Special Forces Sergeant
18C Special Forces Engineer Sergeant
18E Special Forces Communications Sergeant
18F Special Forces Assistant Operations & Intelligence Sergeant
18Z Special Forces Senior Sergeant
37F Military Information Support Operations
38B Civil Affairs Specialist

Students will earn the required hours of residency from FTCC by attending college courses during their qualification courses.

Required Courses
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 Semester Hours
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disc 3 Semester Hours
CIS 110     Introduction to Computers        3 Semester Hours
COM 231/COM 120 Public Speaking 3 Semester Hours
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3 Semester Hours

English 111 is a prerequisite for English 112. Classes are delivered in a variety of formats:  traditional on-site, online and self-paced. The format for each course was selected to best support the compressed format of the class schedule. Soldiers may also attend traditional on-site classes at FTCC.

Soldiers can utilize the Army's Tuition Assistance Program to pay for the hours of resident credit. FTCC agrees to waive all other fees. This program is not a requirement for soldiers attending the qualification courses; participation is entirely voluntary.

To apply, soldiers should contact a USAJFKSWCS educational counselor:

Julia D. Sobieski