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1000 Level Courses

1105. Foundations of the United States Air Force I (1). A survey course that deals with the mission, organization, and function of the American military, especially as it applies to the United States Air Force.

1106. Foundations of the United States Air Force II (1). A survey course that deals with the Air Force in the contemporary world through a study of the total force structure, strategic offensive and defensive forces, general purpose forces and aerospace support forces.

2000 Level Courses

2103. The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power I (1). A survey course designed to examine general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective. Historical examples are provided to analyze the development of the Air Force capabilities and missions as well as to demonstrate the evolution of today’s air and space power. Students also focus on basic verbal and written communication skills and USAF core values.

2104. The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power II (1). A survey course designed to examine general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective. Historical examples are provided to analyze the development of the Air Force capabilities and missions as well as to demonstrate the evolution of today’s air and space power. Students also focus on basic verbal and written communication skills and USAF core values.

3000 Level Courses

3305. Air Force Leadership Studies I (3). Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Professional Officer Course. An introductory management course emphasizing the individual as a manager in the Air Force. Individual motivation and behavioral processes, leadership, communication, and group dynamics are covered to provide a foundation for the development of the junior officer’s professional skills as an Air Force leader. (Writing Intensive)

3306. Air Force Leadership Studies II (3). Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Professional Officer Course. Leadership theory and management practice are amplified through study of management of forces in change, organizational power, managerial strategy and tactics, and leadership ethics. (Writing Intensive)

4000 Level Courses

4303. National Security Affairs and Preparation for Active Duty I (3). Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Professional Officer Course. AS 400 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 the refinement of communication skills. (Writing Intensive)

4304. National Security Affairs and Preparation for Active Duty II (3). Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Professional Officer Course. AS 400 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 the refinement of communication skills. (Writing Intensive)Back to Top