Aerospace Studies (ASC)

Aerospace Studies (ASC) Courses

ASC 1031. The Foundation of the United States Air Force I. (1-2) 1 Credit Hour.

A survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Focuses on mission and organization of the Air Force, officership and professionalism, military customs and courtesies, Air Force opportunities, and an introduction to communication skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements the course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Generally offered: Fall.

ASC 1041. The Foundation of the United States Air Force II. (1-1) 1 Credit Hour.

A continuation of ASC 1031, students progress in acquiring skills and demonstrating their proficiency. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements the course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Generally offered: Spring.

ASC 2031. The Evolution of United States Air Force Air and Space Power I. (1-1) 1 Credit Hour.

Examines general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective. Covers a time period from the first balloons and dirigibles to the space-age systems of the Global War on Terror. Historical examples are provided to extrapolate development of AF distinctive capabilities and missions to demonstrate the evolution of today’s USAF air and space power. Examines several fundamental truths associated with war in the third dimension. Reviews importance of AF core values with use of operational examples and historical AF leaders. Stresses development of communication skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements the course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Generally offered: Fall.

ASC 2041. The Evolution of United States Air Force Air and Space Power II. (1-1) 1 Credit Hour.

A continuation of ASC 2031, students progress in acquiring skills and demonstrating their proficiency. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements the course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Generally offered: Spring.

ASC 3013. Air Force Leadership Studies I. (3-2) 3 Credit Hours.

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. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements the course by providing advanced leadership experiences in officer-type activities, giving students the opportunity to apply leadership and management principles. Generally offered: Fall.

ASC 3023. Air Force Leadership Studies II. (3-1) 3 Credit Hours.

A continuation of ASC 3013, students progress in acquiring skills and demonstrating their proficiency. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements the course by providing advanced leadership experiences in officer-type activities, giving students the opportunity to apply leadership and management principles. Generally offered: Spring.

ASC 4013. National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty I. (3-1) 3 Credit Hours.

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 the structure, continued emphasis is given to refining communication skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements the course by providing advanced leadership experiences in officer-type activities, giving students the opportunity to apply leadership and management principles. Generally offered: Fall.

ASC 4023. National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty II. (3-1) 3 Credit Hours.

Continuation of ASC 4013, students progress in acquiring skills and demonstrating their proficiency. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements the course by providing advanced leadership experiences in officer-type activities, giving students the opportunity to apply leadership and management principles. Generally offered: Spring.