Air Force Aerospace Studies (AS)

AS 101
The Foundations of the USAF I

This survey course focuses on the structure and missions of Air Force organizations, officership, and professionalism. It covers an overview of Air Force and defense topics and introduces communication skills training.

Corequisite(s): AS 499
Lecture: 1 Lab: 0 Credits: 1
Satisfies: Communications (C)
AS 102
The Foundations of the USAF II

Survey course briefly treating topics relating to the Air Force and defense. Focuses on the structure and missions of Air Force organizations, officership and professionalism, and introduction to communication skills.

Corequisite(s): AS 499
Lecture: 1 Lab: 0 Credits: 1
Satisfies: Communications (C)
AS 201
The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power I

This survey course covers the beginnings of manned flight and the development of aerospace power in the United States including the employment of air power in WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and the Gulf War. It also covers the peaceful employment of U. S. air power in civic actions, space exploration support, and scientific missions.

Corequisite(s): AS 499
Lecture: 1 Lab: 0 Credits: 1
Satisfies: Communications (C)
AS 202
The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power II

This survey course continues an exploration of the employment of air power, including the employment in Vietnam, Gulf War, Iraq, Afghanistan, and current conflicts. It also covers the peaceful employment of U. S. air power in civic actions, space exploration support, and scientific missions.

Corequisite(s): AS 499
Lecture: 1 Lab: 0 Credits: 1
Satisfies: Communications (C)
AS 301
Air Force Leadership Studies I

A study of leadership and quality management fundamentals, professional knowledge, leadership ethics, and communicative 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.

Corequisite(s): AS 499
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3
Satisfies: Communications (C)
AS 302
Air Force Leadership Studies II

AS 302 is a continuation of AS 301 on the study of leadership and management fundamentals, professional knowledge, leadership ethics, and communicative 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.

Corequisite(s): AS 499
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3
Satisfies: Communications (C)
AS 401
National Security Studies

This course is designed for college seniors and gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers in American society. The course closely examines the national security process, regional studies, Air Force doctrine, and current issues affecting the military profession. Emphasis is also given on refining oral and written communication skills.

Corequisite(s): AS 499
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3
Satisfies: Communications (C)
AS 402
Preparation for Active Duty

Designed for college seniors, it gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers in American society. This course builds upon the subject matter previously covered in AS 401 and also further examines regional studies, advanced leadership, ethics, military justice, the military as a profession, and officership. Preparation for active duty life is one of the core elements of this course, and students will learn the role of an Air Force commander in addition to different services and programs available on a military installation. Emphasis is also given on refining oral and written communication skills. Continuation of Leadership Laboratory.

Lecture: 3 Lab: 2 Credits: 3
Satisfies: Communications (C)
AS 499
Leadership Laboratory

This lab is taken in conjunction with AS lecture courses. The purpose of the Leadership Laboratory (LLAB) is to augment the AFROTC academic curriculum by providing prospective Air Force officers the opportunities and feedback needed to develop the leadership, managerial, and supervisory skills required of successful Air Force officers.

Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Credits: 0