University Bulletin 2017-2018

Air Force Studies

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  • AS 101L
    Foundation of USAF I Lab
    0 cr

    Provides an introduction to the military profession, including applications in leadership, drill and ceremony, customs and courtesies and community service.

    Co-requisite: AS 101
  • AS 102L
    Foundation of USAF II Lab
    0 cr

    Provides an introduction to the military profession, including applications in leadership, drill and ceremony, customs and courtesies and community service.

    Co-requisite: AS 102
  • AS 201L
    Evolution of USAF I Lab
    0 cr

    Provides an introduction to the military profession, including applications in leadership, drill and ceremony, customs and courtesies and community service.

    Co-requisite: AS 201
  • AS 202L
    Evolution of USAF II Lab
    0 cr

    Provides an introduction to the military profession, including applications in leadership, drill and ceremony, customs and courtesies and community service.

    Co-requisite: AS 202
  • AS 301L
    AF Leadership Studies I Lab
    0 cr

    Provides an introduction to the military profession, including applications in leadership, drill and ceremony, customs and courtesies and community service.

    Co-requisite: AS 301
  • AS 302L
    Air Force Ldrshp Studies l Lab
    0 cr

    Provides an introduction to the military profession, including applications in leadership, drill and ceremony, customs and courtesies and community service.

    Co-requisite: AS 302
  • AS 401L
    Ntl Sec Affairs & Prep I Lab
    0 cr

    Provides an introduction to the military profession, including applications in leadership, drill and ceremony, customs and courtesies and community service.

    Co-requisite: AS 401
  • AS 402L
    Natl Sec Affairs & Prep Lab
    0 cr

    Provides an introduction to the military profession, including applications in leadership, drill and ceremony, customs and courtesies and community service.

    Co-requisite: AS 402
  • AS 101
    Foundations of USAF I
    1 cr

    AS 101 is a survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and encourage participation in Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Featured topics include: overview of ROTC, special programs offered through ROTC, mission and organization of the Air Force, brief history of the Air Force, introduction to leadership and leadership related issues, Air Force Core Values, Air Force officer opportunities, and an introduction to communication studies. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences.

    Co-requisite: AS 101L
  • AS 102
    Foundations of USAF II
    1 cr

    AS 102 is a survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and encourage participation in Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Featured topics include: overview of ROTC, special programs offered through ROTC, mission and organization of the Air Force, brief history of the Air Force, introduction to leadership and leadership related issues, Air Force Core Values, Air Force officer opportunities, and an introduction to communication studies. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences.

    Co-requisite: AS 102L
  • AS 201
    Evolution of USAF A&S Power I
    1 cr

    AS 201 is designed to examine general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective. Utilizing this perspective, the course covers a time period from the first balloons/dirigibles to the Korean Conflict. Historical examples are provided to extrapolate the development of Air Force distinctive capabilities (core competencies), and missions (functions) to demonstrate the evolution of what has become today's USAF air and space power. Furthermore, the course examines several fundamental truths associated with war in the third dimension: e.g., Principles of War and Tenets of Air and Space Power. The students will also complete several writing and briefing assignments to meet Air Force communication skills requirements.

    Co-requisite: AS 201L
  • AS 202
    Evolution of USAF A&S Power II
    1 cr

    AS 202 is designed to examine general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective, covering a period from the Korean Conflict to the space-age systems of the Global War on Terror. Historical examples are provided to extrapolate the development of Air Force distinctive capabilities (core competencies), and missions (functions) to demonstrate the evolution of what has become today's USAF air and space power. Furthermore, the course examines several fundamental truths associated with war in the third dimension e.g. Principles of War and Tenets of Air and Space Power. The students will also complete several writing and briefing assignments to meet Air Force communication skills requirement.

    Co-requisite: AS 202L
  • AS 301
    USAF Leadership Studies I-W
    3 cr

    AS 301 is a study of leadership, management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, leadership ethics, and communication skills required of an Air Force junior officer. Case studies are used to examine Air Force leadership and management situations as a means of demonstrating and exercising practical application of the concepts being studied. A mandatory Leadership Laboratory complements this course by providing advanced leadership experiences in officer-type activities, giving students the opportunity to apply leadership and management principles of this course.

    Co-requisite: AS 301L
  • AS 302
    USAF Leadership Studies II
    3 cr

    AS 302 is a study of leadership, management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, leadership ethics, and communication skills required of an Air Force junior officer. Case studies are used to examine Air Force leadership and management situations as a means of demonstrating and exercising practical application of the concepts being studied. A mandatory Leadership Laboratory complements this course by providing advanced leadership experiences in officer-type activities, giving students the opportunity to apply leadership and management principles of this course.

    Co-requisite: AS 302L
  • AS 401
    Ntl Security Affairs & Prep I
    3 cr

    AS 401 examines the national security process, regional studies, advanced leadership ethics, and Air Force doctrine. Special topics of interest focus on the military as a profession, 'officership', military justice, civilian control of the military, preparation for active duty, and current issues affecting military professionalism. Within this structure, continued emphasis is given to refining communication skills.

    Co-requisite: AS 401L
  • AS 402
    Ntl Security Affairs & Prep II
    3 cr

    Course examines the national security process, regional studies, advanced leadership ethics, and Air Force doctrine. Special topics of interest focus on the military as a profession, officership, military justice, civilian control of the military, preparation for active duty, and current issues affecting military professionalism.Within this structure, continued emphasis is given to refining communication skills.

    Co-requisite: AS 402L
  • AS 494
    Directed Study -
    1 TO 3 cr

    Students will receive individual instructor guidance and may prepare a formal report/research paper on some aspect of Air Force Studies or other assignments as determined by instructor. Course may be repeated for a total of 3 credit hours.