AERO - AEROSPACE STUDIES

AERO - 1110 AIR FORCE ORGANIZATION I
[2 hours] Organization of the United States Air Force. Focus on missions involving airlift forces, strategic forces, tactical forces as well as overseas forces. Development and employment of weapon systems and logistic support functions. Leadership laboratory activities.

AERO - 1120 AIR FORCE ORGANIZATION II
[2 hours] Organization of the United States Air Force. Focus on U.S. Defense policies, military balance between U.S. and eastern European forces as well as capabilities of Army, Navy and Reserve/Guard forces. Officership/Professionalism and introduction to flight. Leadership laboratory activities.

AERO - 2110 AIR FORCE HISTORY I
[2 hours] Development of air power from the first lighter-than-air vehicles through the establishment of the Department of the Air Force as an independent military force. Various concepts of employment of air power and factors which have prompted research and technological change. Examples of impact of air power on strategic thought. Leadership laboratory activities.

AERO - 2120 AIR FORCE HISTORY II
[2 hours] Development of air power since the establishment of the independent Air Force to the present. Various concepts of employment of air power and factors which have prompted research and technological change. Examples of impact of air power on strategic thought. Leadership laboratory activities.

AERO - 3110 AIR FORCE MANAGEMENT I
[3 hours] Integrated management course emphasizing individual as a leader in the Air Force. Human behavior, individual and in groups, historical development of management thought, discussion of classical leadership theory; oral and written communication, writing, and briefing formats. Leadership laboratory activities. Prerequisite: departmental approval.

AERO - 3120 AIR FORCE MANAGEMENT II
[3 hours] Air Force leadership, planning, organizing, coordinating, directing and controlling functions of management with emphasis on Air Force application, concept of command and staff, junior as administrative leader, Air Force personnel system, management of environment. Leader ship laboratory activities. Prerequisite: departmental approval.

AERO - 4110 AMERICAN AND NATIONAL SECURITY
[3 hours] Role of the President, the Congress and National Security Council in national security making policy; American defense strategy; alliance; regional security; arms control. Leadership laboratory activities Prerequisite: departmental approval.

AERO - 4120 AIR FORCE OFFICERSHIP
[3 hours] Air Force officer as part of national security force; military law; laws of armed conflict; the military profession; transition to military life; relations with civilian community. Leadership laboratory activities. Prerequisite: departmental approval.

AERO - 4910 AIR FORCE ISSUES
[3 hours] On demand. In-depth study of selected topics. Offered to individuals in lecture, seminar or independent study depending on student needs and nature of material. May be repeated twice for up to 6 hours. Prerequisite: departmental approval.

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