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Aerospace Studies is the academic component of your military training in Air Force ROTC. Coursework is designed to familiarize cadets with military concepts, teach them about the historical significance of airpower, and provide a comprehensive understanding of leadership theory and how to apply it successfully in a military environment.
Cadets are required to enroll in at least one Aerospace Studies course each semester.
AS100 Heritage and Values of the United States Air Force
First cadet year, 2 credit hours
"Heritage and Values of the United States Air Force," is a survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and provides an overview of the basic characteristics, missions, and organization of the Air Force.
AS200 Team and Leadership Fundamentals
Second cadet year, 2 credit hours
"Team and Leadership Fundamentals," focuses on laying the foundation for teams and leadership. The topics include skills that will allow cadets to improve their leadership on a personal level and within a team. The courses will prepare cadets for their field training experience where they will be able to put the concepts learned into practice. The purpose is to instill a leadership mindset and to motivate sophomore students to transition from AFROTC cadet to AFROTC officer candidate.
AS300 Leading People and Effective Communication
Third cadet year, 3 credit hours
"Leading People and Effective Communication," teaches cadets advanced skills and knowledge in management and leadership. Special emphasis is placed on enhancing leadership skills and communication. Cadets have an opportunity to try out these leadership and management techniques in a supervised environment as juniors and seniors.
AS400 National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty
Fourth cadet year, 3 credit hours
"National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty," is designed for college seniors and gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers in American society. It is an overview of the complex social and political issues facing the military profession and requires a measure of sophistication commensurate with the senior college level. The final semester provides information that will prepare the cadets for Active Duty.
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