The military as a profession, including: civilian control of U.S. Armed Forces, functions and organization of the U.S. Air Force, organization and operations of U.S. strategic offensive forces.
Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC)
Degrees and Certificates
The U.S. general purpose and defensive forces including: Mission and organization of the major U.S. Air Force Commands and separate operating agencies, major functions and conduct of joint service military operations. Air defense, detection systems, close air support, and air superiority.
Aerospace power from balloons and dirigibles through the employment of U.S. air power in World War II. The military theory of aerospace power employment.
Employment of U.S. air power in the Korean Conflict, relief missions and civic action programs in the later 1960s, and the war in Southeast Asia. The military theory of aerospace force employment.
Managerial theory, concepts and techniques of decision- making, and the basic functions of management with particular emphasis on applications for Air Force officers.
An interdisciplinary approach to leadership which includes study of human behavior and relationships, and motivation.
The Armed forces as an integral and inseparable element of society. Emphasis on the overall national security process and the factors which comprise it. The impact of a nation's military, economic psychological, and technical components on national security policy. Major geopolitical hotspots and the origin of arms races.
Civilian control of the military, conflict control, military professionalism, and military justice. Emphasis on the reciprocal responsibilities of civilians and the military in a democratic society.