BPASC ADL-NR 2019 schedule and prerequisites

Course: DINFOS-BPASC-ADL-NR        


Class Schedule FY: 2019



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**There are no class schedules available for FY: 2019**

Course Description

This course will prepare graduates to perform skills as entry level public affairs specialists. This course teaches students how to interact with command and key publics, and prepare and disseminate information in accordance with applicable directives. This course includes instruction in: theories, concepts and principles of public affairs; various research methods and fundamentals of journalism; basic operation of the digital camera and photojournalism skills.


Prerequisites for Course DINFOS-BPASC-ADL-NR


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Typing Words Per Minute



Must be a U.S. Citizen




Prerequisite Courses

There are no Prerequisites in the Prerequisite Courses section. See other sections.


Text Prerequisites

U.S. Army:

Service members must meet prerequisites outlined in 611-21:


- E-1 through E-5 (E-5 with less than two years TIG)


- Must be a high school graduate or have high school equivalency


- Minimum of 2 years of High School English


- Minimum GT score of 107


- Type 20 words per minute


- Minimum physical profile of 211121


- Meet height and weight standards I AW AR 600-9


- Pass APFT prior to graduation

U.S. Air Force:

E-1 through E-6.

U.S. Navy:

E-1 through E-6; minimum GT score of 110; and type minimum of 20 wpm

U.S. Marine Corps:

E-1 through E-5; minimum GT score of 110; minimum VE score of 45. This is non-waiver able.

U.S. Coast Guard:

E-3 through E-6; auxiliary PAO with service chief approval; ASVAB requirement of minimum VE+AR=109 and minimum VE score of 54; and type minimum of 20 wpm.


All civilian personnel must type a minimum of 20 wpm additionally; civilians in the grade of GS-05 or below having a requirement for this training must be a high school graduate or have a certificate of equivalency.


BPASC-ADL currently not open to international students


BPASC-ADL currently not open to interagency students.

Security Clearance:

None Required