2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog: Courses in Aerospace Studies (AERO)

AERO 1101. The Air Force Today. (1) Corequisite: AERO 1101L.  Survey of topics relating to the Air Force including officership, professionalism, and basic communicative skills. (Fall)

AERO 1101L. The Air Force Today. (0)  Leadership Lab.  One credit hour.  (Fall)

AERO 1102. The Air Force Today. (1)  Corequisite: AERO 1102L.  A continuation of AERO 1101 to include a study of organizational structure and missions of the Air Force, life on an active duty base, and the relation of other armed service components to the Air Force mission. (Spring)

AERO 1102L. The Air Force Today. (0)  Leadership Lab. One credit hour.  (Spring)

AERO 2101. Development of Air Power I. (1)  Corequisite: AERO 2101L.  Examination of the development of air power from its beginnings through the Cold War emphasizing the evolution of air power concepts and doctrine.  An assessment of communication skills is included. (Fall)

AERO 2101L. Development of Air Power I. (0)  Leadership Lab. One credit hour.  (Fall)

AERO 2102. Development of Air Power II. (1)  Corequisite: AERO 2102L. A continuation of AERO 2101 which examines the history of airpower from Vietnam to the present.  Oral communication development is a critical element. (Spring)

AERO 2102L. Development of Air Power II. (0)  Leadership Lab. One credit hour.  (Spring)

AERO 3101. Leadership and Management. (3) (O)  Corequisite: AERO 3101L. Study of leadership theory and skills, and the Air Force officer's role as a leader. Includes a study of management skills and their value in the military environment.  Emphasis is placed on written and oral communication. (Fall)

AERO 3101L. Leadership and Management. (0)  Leadership Lab. One credit hour.  (Fall)

AERO 3102. Defense Administration and Military Management. (3) (O)  Corequisite: AERO 3102L.  Examination of Air Force doctrine, leadership, and ethics.  Emphasis is placed on written and oral communication. (Spring)

AERO 3102L. Defense Administration and Military Management. (0)  Leadership Lab.  One credit hour.  (Spring)

AERO 3201. National Security Issues in Contemporary American Society. (3) (O)  Corequisite: AERO 3201L.  The executive-legislative matrix of our national government is developed and compared with other governmental systems. Special emphasis on the role of the emerging military leader in implementing national policy decisions, civilian control of the military, and regional security issues. (Fall)

AERO 3201L. National Security Issues in Contemporary American Society. (0)  Leadership Lab.  One credit hour.  (Fall)

AERO 3202. The Defense Leader: Perspectives on Ethics and Justice. (3) (O)  Corequisite: AERO 3202L. Continued development of the fundamentals presented in AERO 3201 with special emphasis on the military as a profession and officership.  Selected ethical and military justice scenarios are presented and discussed to prepare the student with an adequate intellectual framework for action as a professional military officer. (Spring)

AERO 3202L. The Defense Leader: Perspectives on Ethics and Justice. (0)  Leadership Lab. One credit hour.  (Spring)