The Midshipman Officers' Candidacy Course (MOCC) is offered to any willing midshipman and woman. It serves as the training grounds for a midshipman/woman who wishes to join and become a member of the Corps of Midshipman Officers. This is a course that allows eager, able and enthusiastic cadets to develop their leadership skills by courtesy, discipline and through proper military training. It is a constant challenge that pushes you to be the best you can be. Dare to become one of the few, the brave and the proud.
This module is designed to familiarize the enrollees with the Basic ROTC program. Subjects under this module are essentially common to the three (3) branches of service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP): Philippine Army (PA), Philippine Navy (PN) and Philippine Air Force (PAF). These include lectures basically on the following topics:
This is the second of the two Basic ROTC modules, which midshipmen and midshipwomen are required to take. In comparison with the first, this module is more specific in terms of the subjects discussed. As a whole, it strives to provide the enrollees with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a competent enlisted naval reservist. Subjects covered are more or less the following:
Educational tours to military/naval installations and shipboard familiarization on Philippine navy vessels are also conducted within the duration of the course. In addition, this program includes an elective subject for midshipmen and midshipwomen who choose to specialize in marine operations, which in turn will qualify them as enlisted Marine reservists.
The official publication of ROTC, Sound-Off showcases the various talents of the Corps of Officers in writing, literature, artworks, photography and designs. It was started in the early 90's by Alumnus Francisco Adrados (Alpha '91) as the editor-in-chief and the rest of the midshipman officers then. Sound-Off features news and other stories and articles related to ROTC in and out of the University as well as other Navy-related developments in the country. Aside from the incumbent officers, the alumni officers as well as the former ROTC-enrolled students of DLSU also help in the making of the paper via their contributed articles. It is issued yearly and is available for everyone including the different offices of the University.
Advance ROTC Program (NS-31, 32, 41, 42) is a two-year program that is intended to provide qualified midshipmen and midshipwomen with the necessary training, knowledge and skills to become Naval/AFP Officer Reservists. Prerequisites for enrolling in any of the aforementioned courses are the following: