Wilkes University

Leading to a Commission in the United States Air Force

Recommended Course Sequence

General Military Course

The General Military Course (GMC) consists of four one-credit courses, which are introductory in nature and open to freshmen or sophomores. Students enrolling in these courses do not incur any military service obligation (Exception: Air Force scholarship recipients incur a commitment at the beginning of their sophomore year.) Course credit values are shown with each course.

First Semester

AS 101 Foundations of the USAF I 1
AS 103 Leadership Laboratory 0
Total Credits 1

Second Semester

AS 102 Foundations of the USAF II 1
AS 104 Leadership Laboratory 0
Total Credits 1

Third Semester

AS 201 Evolution of Air & Space Power I 1
AS 203 Leadership Laboratory 0
Total Credits 1

Fourth Semester

AS 202 Evolution of Air & Space Power II 1
AS 204 Leadership Laboratory 0
Total Credits 1

Variations in this schedule are possible. Sophomores with no AFROTC experience may enroll in both of the one-credit freshman and sophomore courses concurrently, under the "dual-enrollee" program).

 

Summer Field Training

Only one Field Training class is required.

Summer

AS 240 4-week AFROTC Field Training 3
Total Credits 3

 

Professional Officer Course

The Professional Officer Course (POC) consists of four three-credit courses, which focus on leadership, management, national security studies, and preparation for active duty. Students enrolled in the POC desiring to commission in the Air Force upon graduation must attend these courses. POC students may incur a military service obligation upon graduation even if they do not successfully complete these courses and fail to commission in the Air Force. Course credit values are shown with each course. These courses are open to all college students as electives with the permission of the chairperson of the department.

Fifth Semester

AS 301 Air Force Leadership Studies I 3
AS 303 Leadership Laboratory 0
Total Credits 3

Sixth Semester

AS 302 Air Force Leadership Studies II 3
AS 304 Leadership Laboratory 0
Total Credits 3

Seventh Semester

AS 401 Nat'l Security Affairs/Active Duty Preparation I 3
AS 403 Leadership Laboratory 0
Total Credits 3

Eighth Semester

AS 402 Nat'l Security Affairs/Active Duty Preparation II 3
AS 404 Leadership Laboratory 0
Total Credits 3

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