Aerospace Studies (AS)

Courses

AS 90. Leadership Laboratory. 0 Units.

Open only to enrolled Air Force ROTC cadets. Cadets must be concurrently enrolled in aerospace studies courses. Designed to allow students to apply leadership techniques and military skills taught in classroom and to develop their confidence as future military officers. Graded credit/no credit.

AS 101. The Air Force Today I. 1 Unit.

Examines the roles and ethical standards expected of an Air Force officer. Presents the opportunities and benefits of being an Air Force officer.

AS 102. The Air Force Today II. 1 Unit.

The Air Force organization, structure, and mission with emphasis on the basic skills used by military officers.

AS 103. The Air Force Today III. 1 Unit.

Further analysis of ethical standards expected of an Air Force officer with an emphasis on group dynamics.

AS 201. The Development of Air Power I. 1 Unit.

Development of air power technology and tactics from 1900 through the Vietnam War and its impact on military thought.

AS 202. The Development of Air Power II. 1 Unit.

Development of air power technology and tactics from the Vietnam War to present and its impact on military thought.

AS 203. Air Force Ethics. 1 Unit.

In-depth discussion of values and public expectations as they relate to military officers.

AS 301. Air Force Leadership and Management I. 3 Units.

Principles and functions of management and leadership.

AS 302. Air Force Leadership and Management II. 3 Units.

Quality Air Force initiatives, procedures, and applications.

AS 303. Air Force Leadership and Management III. 3 Units.

Ethics in modern society and the military, including the Standards of Conduct and the principles of modern warfare.

AS 401. National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society I. 3 Units.

Forces and issues that influence policy decisions and application of military force. The impact of the executive branch and Congress on military operations.

AS 402. National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society II. 3 Units.

Geopolitical influences on U.S. political decision making and the use of military force.

AS 403. National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society III. 3 Units.

Basic knowledge necessary for effective military leadership including consideration of legal issues and the military judicial system.