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Course Listings/Descriptions
Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.

AFR-Air Force: Aerospace Studies

AFR 1101 The Foundations of the United States Air Force I . . . . . 1(F)
Corequisite: AFR 1101L.
Designed to introduce cadets to the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Featured topics include: mission and organization of the Air Force, officership and professionalism, military customs and courtesies, 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 follower-ship experiences.

AFR 1112 The Foundations of the United States Air Force II . . . . . 1(S)
Corequisite: AFR 1112L.
Continuation of AFR 1101. Designed to introduce cadets to the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Featured topics include: mission and organization of the Air Force, officership andprofessionalism, military customs and courtesies, Air Force officer opportunities, and an introduction communication skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences.

AFR 2130 The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power I . . . . . 1(F)
Corequisite: AFR 2130L.
Designed to examine the 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 Persian Gulf War. 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. 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, provides the cadets with a knowledge level understanding for the general element and employment of air and space power, from an institutional doctrinal and historical perspectives. In addition, the students will continue to discuss the importance of the Air Force Core Values, through the use of operational examples and historical Air Force leaders, and will continue to develop their communication skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences.

AFR 2132 The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power II . . . . . 1(S)
Corequisite: AFR 2132L.
Continuation of AFR 2130. Designed to examine the general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective. Utilizing this perspective, covers a time period from the first balloons and dirigibles to the space-age global positioning systems of the Persian Gulf War. Historical Gulf War. 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. 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, provides the cadets with a knowledge level understanding for the general element and employment of air and space power, from an institutional doctrinal and historical perspectives. In addition, the students will continue to discuss the importance of the Air Force Core Values, through the use of operational examples and historical Air Force leaders, and will continue to develop their communication skills. Leadership laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences.

AFR 3221 Air Force Leadership and Management I . . . . . 3(F)
Corequisite: AFR 3221L.
Integrated management course emphasizing the individual as a manager in an Air Force milieu. The individual motivation and behavioral processes, leadership, ethics, communications, and group dynamics provide a foundation for the development of the junior officer's professional skills as an Air Force officer. The basic managerial processes involving decision-making and the use of analytic aids in planning, organizing, and controlling in a changing environment are emphasized. Laboratory provides opportunities for practical application of leadership skills. Completion of all AFR 100- and 200- level courses or completion of a 6 week summer field training required.

AFR 3232 Air Force Leadership and Management II . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: AFR 3221.
Corequisite: AFR 3232L.
Organizational and personal values, management of forces in charge, organizational power, politics, managerial strategy and tactics, military organization. Examines the managerial and leadership problems found in industry and government. Leadership qualities and skills are examined in detail. Actual Air Force cases are used to enhance the learning and communicative processes. Leadership laboratory included.

AFR 4211 National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society I . . . . . 3(F)
Prerequisite: AFR 3232.
Corequisite: AFR 4211L.
Focuses on the Armed Forces as an integral element of society. Emphasizes the broad range of American civil-military relations, the environmental context in which U.S. defense policy is formulated and implemented, the societal attitudes toward the military, and the role of the professional military leader-manager in a democratic society. Each student prepares individual and group presentations for the class, writes reports, and participates in group discussions and seminars. Laboratory provides opportunities for practical application of leadership skills.

AFR 4214 National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society II . . . . . 3(S)
Prerequisite: AFR 4211.
Corequisite: AFR 4214L.
Stresses the fundamental values and socialization process associated with the Armed Services; the requisites for maintaining adequate national security forces; the political, economic, and social constraints on the national defense structure; the impact of technological and international developments on strategic preparedness; and the manifold variables involved in the formulation and implementation of national policy. Focuses on the role of the professional military officer in carrying out national policy. Military law and the military justice system are examined closely. Leadership laboratory included.