AFS-Aerospace Studies Courses

Courses

AFS 101. Air Force Today. 1 Hour.

Topics relating to Air Force and national defense. Purpose, structure, and career opportunities in U.S. Air Force. Written communication.

AFS 101L. Leadership Laboratory I. 0 Hours.

Laboratory to accompany AFS 101.

AFS 102. Air Force Today. 1 Hour.

Interpersonal communication. Effective listening techniques; verbal and nonverbal communication. Practical exercises and group projects to demonstrate barriers to effective communication and techniques to overcome barriers.

AFS 103. The Air Force Today. 1 Hour.

Oral communication. Strategies, techniques, and delivery of effective oral presentations.

AFS 201. Development of Air Power. 1 Hour.

Historical survey of technological innovation in warfare. Emergence of air power; significance in war and national security policy implementation.

AFS 201L. Leadership Laboratory II. 0 Hours.

Laboratory to accompany AFS 201.

AFS 202. Development of Air Power. 1 Hour.

Leadership and followership traits in context of modern military force. Ethical standards of military officers and Air Force core values. Total quality management.

AFS 203. The Air Force Way. 1 Hour.

Advanced application of oral communication skills. Organization, research, delivery, and audience analysis for briefings and presentations. Group leadership problems designed to enhance interpersonal communication.

AFS 250. Field Training. 8 Hours.

Six-week training and evaluation course to select potential candidates for Professional Officer Course. Includes all topics in AFS 101, 102, 103, 201, 202, and 203. Rigorous physical training.

AFS 300. Field Training. 2 Hours.

Four-week training and evaluation course to select potential candidates for Professional Officer Course. Rigorous physical training.

AFS 301. Air Force Leadership and Management. 3 Hours.

Selected concepts, principles, and theories of quality Air Force leadership and management. Individual leadership skills and personal strengths and weaknesses as applied to Air Force environment.

AFS 301L. Leadership Laboratory III. 0 Hours.

Laboratory to accompany AFS 301.

AFS 302. Air Force Leadership and Mgt. 3 Hours.

Selected concepts, principles, and theories of quality Air Force leadership and management. Individual leadership skills and personal strengths and weaknesses as applied to Air Force environment.

AFS 303. Air Force Leadership and Mgt. 3 Hours.

Application of listening, speaking, and writing skills in Air Force-specific formats and situations. Air Force officer s responsibilities in personnel counseling and feedback process.

AFS 401. National Security Policy. 3 Hours.

Basic elements of national security policy and process. Roles and missions of air power in implementing national security policy.

AFS 401L. Leadership Laboratory IV. 0 Hours.

Laboratory to accompany AFS 401.

AFS 402. Air Force Policy and Process. 3 Hours.

Need for national security; evolution and formulation of American defense policy and strategy; methods for managing conflict; alliances and regional security agreements; analysis of arms control, threat of war, and terrorism. The military as a profession, officership, and military justice system. Refinement of communication skills.

AFS 403. Air Force Policy and Process. 3 Hours.

Transitional issues faced when entering active-duty Air Force. Factors which facilitate transition from civilian to military life.