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Top AS 111 FOUNDATIONS OF THE AIR FORCE PART I (1)  Offered in current or future terms
The introduction to the Air Force mission and organization. Featured topics include Air Force dress and appearance stand standards; military customs and courtesies, Air Force heritage, overview of the Department of the Air Force, and Air Force core values. Basic oral and written communication will be assessed. PREREQS: Taken concurrently with AS 120 for fully eligible General Military Course students.

Top AS 112 FOUNDATIONS OF THE AIR FORCE PART II (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Second part of the introduction to the Air Force mission and organization. Featured topics include Air Force career opportunities, Air Force benefits, military communication skills, Air Force installations, and look at the basic characteristics of war. Basic oral and written communication will be assessed. PREREQS: Taken concurrently with AS 120 for fully eligible General Military Course students.

Top AS 113 FOUNDATIONS OF THE AIR FORCE PART III (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Third part of the introduction of what the Air Force is about and what the Air Force has to offer. Featured topics include basic leadership, team building, interpersonal skills, diversity in the Air Force, and the oath of office and commissioning. Basic oral and written communication will be assessed. PREREQS: Taken concurrently with AS 120 for fully eligible General Military Course students.

Top AS 120 LEADERSHIP LABORATORY (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Cadets learn officership, leadership, drill and ceremony, and customs and courtesies. Lab. Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval. Taken concurrently with AS 111, AS 112 and AS 113. Only offered to students enrolled in the AFROTC officer commissioning program.

Top AS 211 THE EVOLUTION OF AIR AND SPACE POWER 1860-1945 (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Study of the development of air power, concepts, and doctrine from its beginnings to the end of World War II. Historical examples examined include balloons, dirigibles, Wright Brother's first flight, and the role of air power in World War I and II. Oral and written communication skills will be assessed. PREREQS: If enrolled in the AFROTC officer commissioning program, must be taken concurrently with AS 220.

Top AS 212 THE EVOLUTION OF AIR AND SPACE POWER 1945-1990 (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Study of the development of air power, concepts, and doctrine during the Cold War. Historical examples examined include the Berlin Airlift, nuclear deterrence, and the role of air power employment in the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. Oral and written communication skills will be assessed. PREREQS: Taken concurrently with AS 220 if fully eligible General Military Course student.

Top AS 213 THE EVOLUTION OF AIR AND SPACE POWER 1991-2025 (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Study of the factors contributing to the development of air power, concepts, and doctrine from the Persian Gulf War in 1990 to the present and beyond. Historical examples examined include the air campaigns used in the Gulf War, Kosovo crisis, Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and the Global War on Terrorism. Oral and written communication skills will be assessed. PREREQS: Taken concurrently with AS 220 if fully eligible General Military Course student.

Top AS 220 LEADERSHIP LABORATORY (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Cadets are placed in element leadership positions in order to know and comprehend the Air Force concepts of command, discipline, tradition, and courtesies. Lab. Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 10 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval. AS 220 is taken concurrently with AS 211, AS 212, and AS 213. Only offered to students enrolled in the AFROTC officer commissioning program.

Top AS 299 SPECIAL TOPICS IN AIR FORCE STUDIES (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Supervised individual work. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 99 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top AS 304 FIELD TRAINING (6)  Offered in current or future terms
Four-week field training supplements campus courses in developing leadership and discipline. Mission, organization, and functions of an Air Force base; marksmanship, survival, and physical training; aircrew and aircraft indoctrination; orientation on specific opportunities in career fields. Conducted at an Air Force base. Graded P/N. PREREQS: Department head approval required.

Top AS 311 LEADERSHIP FUNDAMENTALS, TEAM BUILDING AND PROBLEM SOLVING (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Emphasis on leadership and management fundamentals, team building and problem solving. Case studies are used to examine leadership and management situations as a means of demonstrating and exercising practical application of the concepts being studied. Unique exercises will be utilized to emphasize team building and problem solving. Oral and written communication skills will be assessed. PREREQS: Must take concurrently with AS 320 if fully eligible Professional Officer Course student.

Top AS 312 EFFECTIVE SUPERVISION AND GROUP CONFLICT MANAGEMENT (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Emphasis on situational leadership, group conflict management, effective supervision, professional knowledge, and communicative skills required of an Air Force officer. Unique case studies on leadership and management situations, and group conflict management will be utilized. Oral and written communication skills will be assessed. PREREQS: Taken concurrently with AS 320 if fully eligible Professional Officer Course student.

Top AS 313 LEADERSHIP, ETHICS, AIR FORCE CORE VALUES AND ACCOUNTABILITY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Emphasis on leadership ethics, leadership core values, leadership accountability, and professional knowledge. Unique case studies on leadership ethics and accountability will be utilized. Oral and written communication skills will be assessed. PREREQS: Taken concurrently with AS 320 if fully eligible Professional Officer Course Student.

Top AS 320 LEADERSHIP LABORATORY (1)  Offered in current or future terms
Cadets are placed in line and staff leadership positions as a preparation for Air Force active duty. Cadet responsibilities include planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the activities of the cadet corps. Lab. Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval. AS 304. AS 320 is taken concurrently with AS 311, AS 312 and AS 313. Only offered to students enrolled in the AFROTC officer commissioning program.

Top AS 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
Supervised individual work. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top AS 411 NATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Emphasis on the needs for national security, evolution of American defense strategy, policy, and organization. Examination of methods for managing conflict, alliances and regional security to preserve American interests. Arms control, terrorism, and current military issues will also be addressed. Refinement of oral and written communication skills will be assessed. PREREQS: Taken concurrently with AS 420 if fully eligible Professional Officer Course student.

Top AS 412 WORLD REGIONAL CULTURAL STUDIES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Study key transnational issues and religious or ethnic factors that shape the environment Air Force professionals must operate in. Emphasis will be on national security perspective of Africa, South Asia, East Asia, Latin America, Europe, Middle East and former Soviet Republics in transition. Refinement of oral and written communication skills will be assessed. PREREQS: Taken concurrently with AS 420 if fully eligible Professional Officer Course student.

Top AS 413 PREPARATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Emphasis on current military issues, evaluation systems, military commission, and risk management. Final preparation for the Air Force professional before commissioning. Refinement of oral and written communication skills will be emphasized. PREREQS: Taken concurrently with AS 420 if fully eligible Professional Officer Course student.

Top AS 420 LEADERSHIP LABORATORY (1)  Offered in current or future terms
The senior-level Leadership Laboratory program places cadets in command, line, and staff positions as a preparation for commissioned Air Force service. Cadet responsibilities include planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, and controlling leadership laboratory and the activities of the cadet corps. Lab. Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval. AS 304. AS 420 is taken concurrently with AS 411, AS 412 and AS 413. Only offered to students enrolled in the AFROTC officer commissioning program.



 
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