Undergraduate Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace
2012 Fall Term
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THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE I
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 101
Establishes introductory framework for understanding USAF organizational structure, core officership values, customs and courtesies, chain of command, rudiments of career benefits, and group leadership.
INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP I
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 110
An introductory study of leadership with emphasis on the role, development, authority, and professional knowledge required of an Army officer. The theoretical study is enhanced with practical leadership experience through the use of the military model and examining leadership application to the civilian management process. Classroom instruction includes hands on reinforcement of basic military skills.
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 111
Students apply basic concepts and principles of leadership in actual situations complementing instruction learned in 450-110. Emphasis is on understanding group dynamics and increasing student expertise in communication and motivational skills. In addition, basic military skills are learned and practiced in this two-hour lab once per week.
BASIC MILITARY RAPELLING
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 118
Students will learn and demonstrate basic rappel techniques and safety in the classroom while demonstrating the skills developed on a vertical wall rappel. Skills will include knot tying, Swiss rappel seat construction, belay procedures and Swiss rappelling.
THE EVOLUTION OF US AIR AND SPACE POWER I
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 201
Establishes framework for understanding USAF history and development of air power; focuses on evolution of air power concepts and doctrine, and the role of technology in growth of airpower. Also, applies knowledge of both written and communicative skills.
FOUNDATIONS OF LEADERSHIP I
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 210
Students will develop abilities to analyze, evaluate and solve leadership problems. Emphasis is on the group dynamics associated with communication and motivational skills. Different leadership models and styles will be examined and discussed for practical application in both civilian and military careers.
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 211
Students apply basic concepts and principles of leadership in actual situations complementing instruction learned in LDRSHP 210. Emphasis is on understanding group dynamics and increasing student expertise in communicational and motivational skills. In addition, basic military skills are learned and practiced in this two-hour lab once per week.
MILITARY CONDITIONING II
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 224
An introductory study for men and women, of military calisthenics and conditioning designed to develop both individual fitness and the leadership skills essential to the management of an effective physical fitness program. Repeatable.
LEADERSHIP STUDIES I
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 301
Focuses on leadership and management fundamentals, leadership ethics and decision making. Introduces unique Air Force perspectives on quality management. Increases emphasis on communicative, group leadership, and counseling skills. Prereq: Satisfactory completion of the General Military Course (GMC) or GMC-waiver which was contingent on attendance of a six week field training encampment. The POC is not open to the general student population.
APPLIED LEADERSHIP I
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 310
A study of leadership and management using the military model. Examines leadership and management theories and their effect on group dynamics. Emphasis on management, professional ethics, customs, courtesies, training techniques and the practical application of the principles of leadership doctrine.
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 311
Advanced leadership concepts and skills are applied in actual situations commencing at an intermediate level and progressing through higher management positions. Increased emphasis on mentorship, group dynamics and management functions complements the instruction presented in LDRSHP 310. Meets two hours once per week.
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 330
A study of the principles required to navigate using topographic maps. Emphasis is on developing student familiarity with geography, topography, and the use of land navigation instruments. The use of aerial photograph interpretation and concepts of map development will be examined. Classroom instruction is complemented with practical application field trips. Prereq: Consent of instructor.
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 350
Students will learn and demonstrate their knowledge of the History of the United States Military in the classroom through class participation, examinations, and battle analysis. Course is an overview of the impact the United States Military has had on the history of the United States.
NATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 401
Examines the need for national security; analyzes the evolution and formulation of the American defense/national security policy and strategy; examines American concept of civilian control of the military; explores conflict management, alliances and regional security issues; enhances understanding of Air Force major command structure and joint responsibilities; expands focus on the Military as a profession and continues to refine communicative skills. Prereq: Officer candidates must have successfully completed Field Training, the USAF sponsored and funded summer encampments typically held between the Sophomore and Junior year, or between the Junior and Senior year in exceptional cases. Successful completion of all AF ROTC AS300 coursework.
LEADERSHIP IN A COMPLEX WORLD I
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 410
A study using the military model, in the theory and application of leadership excellence; emphasis is on leadership responsibilities for effective and efficient organizational development. Management expertise is reinforced through practical application of leadership doctrine. Leader effectiveness is enhanced through the study of professional obligations, ethics, supervisory skills, methods of evaluation and principles of leadership application.
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 411
Advanced leadership concepts and skills are applied in actual situations commencing at an intermediate level and progressing through higher management positions. Increased emphasis on mentorship, group dynamics and management functions complements the instruction presented in LDRSHP 410. Meets two hours once per week.
AFROTC LEADERSHIP LAB
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 461
Provides a structured environment within which commissioning candidates can demonstrate and fine tune leadership, management and professional officership skills. Cadets examine their own leadership/followership strengths and weaknesses through practical application. Prereq: Application and acceptance into AFROTC membership.
Leadership Mil Sci & Aerospace 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable. Prereq: Consent of instructor or department chairperson.