University Catalog 2019-2020

ROTC - Aerospace Studies (AERO)

ROTC - Aerospace Studies (AERO)

AERO 1010  Foundations of USAF I  (1 Credit Hour)  

Description. AERO 1010 is a survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and encourage participation in Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Featured topics include: overview of ROTC, special programs offered through ROTC, mission and organization of the Air Force, brief history of the Air Force, introduction to leadership and leadership related issues, Air Force Core Values, Air Force officer opportunities, and an introduction to communication studies. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Course Objectives: The AERO 1010 student should know what AFROTC and the Air Force have to offer potential entrants, as well as the expectations the Air Force will set concerning core values and leadership. The student should also have a basic knowledge of what role the Air Force plays and how it is organized to support national objectives. The individual should demonstrate basic communicative skills.

AERO 1011  Foundations of USAF I Lab  (0 Credit Hours)  

Leadership Laboratory (LLAB)" is a dynamic and integrated grouping of leadership developmental activities designed to meet the needs and expectations of prospective Air Force second lieutenants and complement the AFROTC academic program. It is a student planned

AERO 1020  Foundations of USAF II  (1 Credit Hour)  

Description. AERO 1020 is a survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and encourage participation in Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Featured topics include: overview of ROTC, special programs offered through ROTC, mission and organization of the Air Force, brief history of the Air Force, introduction to leadership and leadership related issues, Air Force Core Values, Air Force officer opportunities, and an introduction to communication studies. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Course Objectives: The AERO 1020 student should know what AFROTC and the Air Force have to offer potential entrants, as well as the expectations the Air Force will set concerning core values and leadership. The student should also have a basic knowledge of what role the Air Force plays and how it is organized to support national objectives. The individual should demonstrate basic communicative skills.

Corequisite(s): AERO 1021.

AERO 1021  Foundations of USAF II Lab  (0 Credit Hours)  

AERO 1021 Leadership Laboratory (LLAB)" is a dynamic and integrated grouping of leadership developmental activities designed to meet the needs and expectations of prospective Air Force second lieutenants and complement the AFROTC academic program. It is a student planned

Corequisite(s): AERO 1020.

AERO 1210  Evol Usaf Air&Space Pow  (1 Credit Hour)  

AERO 1220  Air Power History II  (1 Credit Hour)  

AERO 1290  Semester Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

AERO 1940  Transfer Coursework  (0 Credit Hours)  

AERO 2010  Development of Air Power  (1 Credit Hour)  

Description. A course designed to examine general aspects of air and space power from a historical perspective. The course covers the period from the first balloons and dirigibles to the space-age systems of the Global War on Terror. Historical examples are provided to show the development of Air Force distinctive capabilities (previously referred to as core competencies), and missions (functions) to demonstrate the evolution of what has become today's USAF air and space power. Furthermore, the course examines several fundamental truths associated with war in the third dimension, e.g., principles of war and tenets of air and space power. As a whole, this course provides the students with a knowledge-level understanding for the general employment of air and space power, from an institutional, doctrinal, and historical perspective. In addition, what the students learned about the Air Force Core Values in AERO 1000 will be reinforced through the use of operational examples, and they will complete several writing and briefing assignments to meet Air Force communication skills requirements. Course Objectives: The AERO 2000 student should know the key terms and definitions used to describe air and space power. The individual should know the events, leaders, and technical developments that led to the evolution and employment of USAF air and space power. The individual should demonstrate basic verbal and written communication skills. The individual should know the Air Force Core Values and examples of their use throughout the evolution of USAF air and space power.

AERO 2011  Development of Air Power Lab  (0 Credit Hours)  

AERO 2011 Leadership Laboratory (LLAB)" is a dynamic and integrated grouping of leadership developmental activities designed to meet the needs and expectations of prospective Air Force second lieutenants and complement the AFROTC academic program. It is a student planned

AERO 2020  Evol. of Air/Space Power II  (1 Credit Hour)  

Description. A course designed to examine general aspects of air and space power from a historical perspective. The course covers the period from the first balloons and dirigibles to the space-age systems of the Global War on Terror. Historical examples are provided to show the development of Air Force distinctive capabilities (previously referred to as core competencies), and missions (functions) to demonstrate the evolution of what has become today's USAF air and space power. Furthermore, the course examines several fundamental truths associated with war in the third dimension, e.g., principles of war and tenets of air and space power. As a whole, this course provides the students with a knowledge-level understanding for the general employment of air and space power, from an institutional, doctrinal, and historical perspective. In addition, what the students learned about the Air Force Core Values in AERO 1000 will be reinforced through the use of operational examples, and they will complete several writing and briefing assignments to meet Air Force communication skills requirements. Course Objectives: The AERO 2000 student should know the key terms and definitions used to describe air and space power. The individual should know the events, leaders, and technical developments that led to the evolution and employment of USAF air and space power. The individual should demonstrate basic verbal and written communication skills. The individual should know the Air Force Core Values and examples of their use throughout the evolution of USAF air and space power.

Corequisite(s): AERO 2021.

AERO 2021  Evol of Air/Space Power II Lab  (0 Credit Hours)  

AERO 2021 Leadership Laboratory (LLAB)" is a dynamic and integrated grouping of leadership developmental activities designed to meet the needs and expectations of prospective Air Force second lieutenants and complement the AFROTC academic program. It is a student planned

Corequisite(s): AERO 2020.

AERO 2390  Semester Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

AERO 2940  Transfer Coursework  (0 Credit Hours)  

AERO 3010  Leadership Studies I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Description: AERO 3010 is a study of leadership, management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, leadership ethics, and communication 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. A mandatory Leadership Laboratory complements this course by providing advanced leadership experiences in officer-type activities, giving students the opportunity to apply leadership and management principles of this course. Course Objectives: The AERO 3000 cadet should comprehend selected individual leadership skills and personal strengths and weaknesses as applied in an Air Force environment. The individual should comprehend the responsibility and authority of an Air Force officer, the Air Force officer's responsibilities in the counseling and feedback process, and the selected duties and responsibilities as a subordinate leader. The individual should comprehend and apply concepts of ethical behavior as well as comprehend the selected concepts, principles, and theories of quality in Air Force leadership and management. The individual should apply listening, speaking, and writing skills in Air Force-peculiar formats and situations with accuracy, clarity, and appropriate style.

AERO 3011  Leadership Studies I Lab  (0 Credit Hours)  

AERO 3011 Leadership Laboratory (LLAB)" is a dynamic and integrated grouping of leadership developmental activities designed to meet the needs and expectations of prospective Air Force second lieutenants and complement the AFROTC academic program. It is a student planned

AERO 3020  Leadership Studies II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Description: AERO 3020 is a study of leadership, management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, leadership ethics, and communication 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. A mandatory Leadership Laboratory complements this course by providing advanced leadership experiences in officer-type activities, giving students the opportunity to apply leadership and management principles of this course. Course Objectives: The AERO 3000 cadet should comprehend selected individual leadership skills and personal strengths and weaknesses as applied in an Air Force environment. The individual should comprehend the responsibility and authority of an Air Force officer, the Air Force officer's responsibilities in the counseling and feedback process, and the selected duties and responsibilities as a subordinate leader. The individual should comprehend and apply concepts of ethical behavior as well as comprehend the selected concepts, principles, and theories of quality in Air Force leadership and management. The individual should apply listening, speaking, and writing skills in Air Force-peculiar formats and situations with accuracy, clarity, and appropriate style.

Corequisite(s): AERO 3021.

AERO 3021  Leadership Studies II Lab  (0 Credit Hours)  

AERO 3021 Leadership Laboratory (LLAB)" is a dynamic and integrated grouping of leadership developmental activities designed to meet the needs and expectations of prospective Air Force second lieutenants and complement the AFROTC academic program. It is a student planned

Corequisite(s): AERO 3020.

AERO 4010  National Security Affairs I  (3 Credit Hours)  

Description. AERO 4010 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, officer ship, 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 refining communication skills. Course Objectives: The AERO 4000 cadet should comprehend the basic elements of national security policy and process. The individual should comprehend the air and space power functions and competencies. Also, the individual should comprehend selected roles of the military in society and current issues affecting the military profession as well as selected provisions of the military justice system. The individual should comprehend the responsibility, authority, and functions of an Air Force commander. The individual should apply listening, speaking, and writing skills in Air Force-peculiar formats and situations with accuracy, clarity, and appropriate style. The individual should comprehend the factors, which facilitate a smooth transition from civilian to military life.

AERO 4011  Nationl Security Affairs I Lab  (0 Credit Hours)  

AERO 4011 Leadership Laboratory (LLAB)" is a dynamic and integrated grouping of leadership developmental activities designed to meet the needs and expectations of prospective Air Force second lieutenants and complement the AFROTC academic program. It is a student planned

AERO 4020  Nat Security Affairs II  (3 Credit Hours)  

Description. AERO 4020 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, officer ship, 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 refining communication skills. Course Objectives: The AERO 4000 cadet should comprehend the basic elements of national security policy and process. The individual should comprehend the air and space power functions and competencies. Also, the individual should comprehend selected roles of the military in society and current issues affecting the military profession as well as selected provisions of the military justice system. The individual should comprehend the responsibility, authority, and functions of an Air Force commander. The individual should apply listening, speaking, and writing skills in Air Force-peculiar formats and situations with accuracy, clarity, and appropriate style. The individual should comprehend the factors, which facilitate a smooth transition from civilian to military life.

Corequisite(s): AERO 4021.

AERO 4021  Nat'l Security Affairs II Lab  (0 Credit Hours)  

AERO 4021 Leadership Laboratory (LLAB)" is a dynamic and integrated grouping of leadership developmental activities designed to meet the needs and expectations of prospective Air Force second lieutenants and complement the AFROTC academic program. It is a student planned

Corequisite(s): AERO 4020.

AERO 5190  Semester Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

AERO 5380  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

AERO 5390  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

AERO 5940  Transfer Coursework  (0 Credit Hours)