Academic Catalog

Aerospace Studies (1500)

1500:113. The Foundation of the United States Air Force I. (1 Credit)

Survey course introducing the U.S. Air Force and ROTC. Officership and military customs and courtesies are discussed. Foundations of Air Force communication are covered.

1500:114. The Foundation of the United States Air Force II. (1 Credit)

Survey course covering the origin and organization of the Air Force. Selected topics contributing to an understanding of the Air Force are covered.

1500:115. Leadership Laboratory. (1 Credit)

Prepares an individual to undertake a broad range of technical tasks. Optional for academic credit; Mandatory for Air Force ROTC credit for scholarship/commissioning.

1500:253. Evolution of United States Air Force Air and Space Power I. (1 Credit)

Survey course examining air and space power from an historical perspective. Course covers early flight and World War I to the Korean War and ICBMS.

1500:254. Evolution of the United States Air Force Air and Space Power II. (1 Credit)

Survey course examining air and space power from the Vietnam War to the Gulf War plus a look at the Air Force of the future.

1500:255. Leadership Laboratory. (1 Credit)

Prepares an individual to undertake a broad range of technical tasks. Optional for academic credit; Mandatory for Air Force ROTC credit for scholarship/commissioning.

1500:303. Leadership Studies I. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Study of leadership, professional knowledge and communication skills required for an Air Force officer. The roles of a leader as supervisor and counselor are discussed.

1500:304. Leadership Studies II. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Study of quality management fundamentals and communication skills for the Air Force officer. The Air Force personnel evaluation system and military ethics are discussed.

1500:305. Leadership Laboratory. (1 Credit)

Prepares an individual to undertake a broad range of technical tasks. Optional for academic credit; Mandatory for Air Force ROTC credit for scholarship/commissioning.

1500:453. Defense Studies I. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Examines political, economic and social constraints on national security and defense structure. The role of the military, including joint operations and regional defense, are discussed.

1500:454. Defense Studies II. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Roles of the military, regional defense, current Air Force issues, and other topics relevant to preparing an Air Force officer for active duty are covered.

1500:455. Leadership Laboratory. (1 Credit)

Prepares an individual to undertake a broad range of technical tasks. Optional for academic credit; Mandatory for Air Force ROTC credit for scholarship/commissioning.