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Air Force Studies (AFS)

AFS 111  (1 credit hours)  
Aerospace Studies I  

A course designed to provide the student with a basic understanding of the nature and principles of war, national power, and the Department of Defense role in the organization of national security. The student also develops leadership abilities by participating in a military organization, the cadet corps, which offers a wide variety of situations demanding effective leadership. Lecture: 1 credit (15 contact hours).

Co-requisite: AFS 112.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
AFS 112  (1 credit hours)  
Leadership Laboratory I  

A course designed for development of basic skills required to be a manager, including communications, human relations, and administration of equal opportunity. Credit will not be granted toward the hours requirements for the degree. Pass/Fail only. Laboratory: 1 credit (45 contact hours).

Co-requisite: AFS 111.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LAB: Laboratory
AFS 113  (1 credit hours)  
Aerospace Studies I  

A course designed to provide the student with a basic understanding of the contribution of aerospace power to the total U.S. strategic offensive and defensive military posture. The student also develops leadership abilities by participating in a military organization, the cadet corps, which offers a wide variety of situations demanding effective leadership. Lecture: 1 credit (15 contact hours).

Pre-requisite: AFS 111.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
AFS 114  (1 credit hours)  
Leadership Laboratory 1  

A continuation of AFS 113. A course designed to develop managerial skills including superior/subordinate relationships, communications, customs and courtesies, basic drill movements and career progression requirements. Credit will not be granted toward the hours requirements for the degree. Pass/Fail only. Laboratory: 1 credit (45 contact hours).

Co-requisite: AFS 113.
Attributes: Other
Components: LAB: Laboratory
AFS 211  (1 credit hours)  
Aerospace Studies II  

Introduces the study of air power from a historical perspective; focuses on the development of air power into a primary element of national security. Leadership experience is continued through active participation in the cadet corps. Lecture: 1.0 credit hour; leadership, laboratory, one hour.

Pre-requisite: AFS 111, 113 or PAS approval.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LEC: Lecture
AFS 212  (1 credit hours)  
Leadership Laboratory II  

A course designed for development of advanced skills required to be a manager/leader, including leadership studies, public speaking, group dynamics, motivation and preparation for field training. Credit will not be granted toward the hours requirements for the degree. Pass/Fail only.

Co-requisite: AFS 211.
Attributes: Technical
Components: LAB: Laboratory
AFS 213  (1 credit hours)  
Aerospace Studies II  

Provides a foundation for understanding how air power has been employed in military and non-military operations to support national objectives. Examines the changing mission of the defense establishment, with particular emphasis on the United States Air Force. Leadership experience is continued through participation in the cadet corps. Lecture, one hour; leadership laboratory, one hour per week.

Pre-requisite: AFS 111, 113 or PAS approval.
Attributes: Other
Components: LEC: Lecture
AFS 214  (1 credit hours)  
Leadership Laboratory II  

A continuation of AFS 213. A course designed to develop supervisory management skills to include communications, techniques of critique, social actions, personnel evaluation procedures, problem solving, role playing and field training preparation. Credit will not be granted toward the hours requirements for the degree. Pass/Fail only.

Co-requisite: AFS 213.
Attributes: Other
Components: LAB: Laboratory