Catalog 2020-2021

AFR - Air Force ROTC

AFR 1101 Foundations of the United States Air Force Part I

Introduction to the Air Force in a contemporary world through a study of its total force structure and mission.

Credit Hours: 1

AFR 1120 Foundations of the United States Air Force Part II

A study of the strategic offensive and defensive forces, general purpose forces and aerospace support forces that make up the Air Force today.

Credit Hours: 1

AFR 2001 Air Force Leadership Laboratory

Leadership Laboratory is required for each of the aerospace studies courses. It meets one hour and 45 minutes per week. Instruction is conducted within the framework of an organized cadet corps with a progression of experiences designed to develop each student's leadership potential. Leadership Laboratory involves a study of Air Force customs and courtesies; drill and ceremonies; career opportunities in the Air Force; and the life and work of an Air Force junior officer. Students develop their leadership potential in a practical laboratory, which typically includes field trips to Air Force installations.

Credit Hours: 0

AFR 2130 The Evolution of USAF Aerospace Power Part I

A study of air power from balloons and dirigibles through the jet age. Emphasis is on the employment of air power in WWI and WWII, and how it affected the evolution of air power concepts and doctrine.

Credit Hours: 1

AFR 2140 The Evolution of USAF Aerospace Power Part II

An historical review of air power employment in military and nonmilitary operations in support of national objectives. Emphasis is on the period from after WWII to the present.

Credit Hours: 1

AFR 2940 Basic Aerospace Internship

Internship credit is given to any student who successfully completes a four-week Field Training (FT) encampment. FT is a mandatory program for all individuals seeking an Air Force officer commission through AFROTC. The program is designed to develop military leadership and discipline, provide Air Force orientation and motivation, and determine potential for entry into the Professional Officer Course en route to a career as an Air Force officer. FT is conducted at Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, AL. FT attendance is selective based upon a national competitive boarding process and the needs of the Air Force — not all students are selected for FT. To successfully complete FT, the student must complete at least 70 percent of the required training according to the Field Training syllabus, and not be absent from the FT encampment for more than 72 consecutive hours. The student also must pass the physical fitness test, attain a minimum 70 percent academic average and not be rated as "unsatisfactory" in any single performance factor block (sub-area) or receive an overall score of "unsatisfactory" on the AFROTC Form 70, Field Training Performance Report.

Credit Hours: 3

AFR 3220 Air Force Leadership and Management Part I

An integrated management course emphasizing the individual as a manager in an Air Force milieu. Individual motivational and behavioral processes, leadership, communication and group dynamics are covered to provide a foundation for development of the junior officer's professional skills as an Air Force officer (officership). The basic managerial processes involving decision-making, utilization of analytic aids in planning, organizing and controlling in a changing environment are emphasized as necessary professional concepts.

Credit Hours: 3

AFR 3231 Air Force Leadership and Management Part II

A continuation of the study of Air Force advancement and leadership. Concentration is on organizational and personal values, management of forces in change, organizational power, politics, and managerial strategy and tactics discussed within the context of the military organization. Actual Air Force cases are used to enhance the learning and communication processes.

Credit Hours: 3

AFR 4201 National Security Affairs and Preparation for Active Duty Part I

A study of the armed forces as an integral element of society, with emphases on American civil-military relations and the context within which U.S. defense policy is formulated and implemented. Special themes include societal attitudes toward the military and the role of the professional military leader-manager in a democratic society.

Credit Hours: 3

AFR 4211 National Security Affairs and Preparation for Active Duty Part II

A continuation of the study of the armed forces in contemporary American society. Concentration is on the requisites for maintaining adequate national security forces; political, economic and social constraints on the national defense structure; the impact of technological and international developments on strategic preparedness; the variables involved in the formulation and implementation of national security policy; and military justice and its relationship to civilian law.

Credit Hours: 3