The Foundations of the United States Air Force (1,1)
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 skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences.
Leadership Laboratory I (0,0)
Fundamentals of drill and ceremonies; physical fitness training; leadership exercises; and military-related skill sets.
Corequisites: 03:690:121,122. Enrollment limited to Air Force ROTC cadets.
The Evolution of Air and Space Power (1,1)
Designed to examine general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective. Utilizing this perspective, the course covers a time period from the first balloons and dirigibles to the space-age global positioning systems of the Afghan/Iraqi wars. Historical examples are provided to extrapolate the development of Air Force capabilities (competencies) and missions (functions) to demonstrate the evolution of what has become today's USAF air and space power. As a whole, this course provides the students with a knowledge-level understanding for the general element and employment of air and space power from an institutional doctrinal and historical perspective. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences.
Leadership Laboratory II (0,0)
Continuation of Leadership Laboratory I. Advanced drill and ceremonies; physical fitness training and evaluation; leadership exercises; and military-related skill sets.
Corequisites: 03:690:221,222. Enrollment limited to Air Force ROTC cadets.
Air Force Leadership Studies (3,3)
of leadership; management fundamentals; professional knowledge; leadership ethics; problem-solving strategies; 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.
Leadership Laboratory III (0,0)
Advanced leadership experience in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating, controlling, and communicating.
Corequisites: 03:690:323,324. Enrollment limited to Air Force ROTC cadets.
National Security Affairs (3,3)
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 refining communication skills. A
mandatory Leadership Laboratory complements this course by providing
advanced leadership experiences, giving students the opportunity to
apply the leadership and management principles of this course.
Leadership Laboratory IV (0,0)
Advanced leadership and management skills and their application.
Corequisites: 03:690:423,424. Enrollment limited to Air Force ROTC cadets.