Wilkes University

Aerospace Studies

AS-101. Heritage and Values of the United States Air Force I (Fall)

Credits: 1
Terms Offered: Fall

Survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and provides an overview of the basic characteristics, missions and organization of the Air Force.

Pre-Requisites
None

AS-102. Foundations of the USAF II (Spring)

Credits: 1

Survey course looking at the origin and organization of the Air Force. Current topics relate to an understanding of the Air Force and the requirements of qualities possessed by officers.

Pre-Requisites
None

AS-103. Leadership Laboratory (Fall)

Credits: 0

An instructional program that prepares an individual to undertake the broad range of  tasks associated with military leadership and management. Course is the required lab component to AS 101 course.

Pre-Requisites
None

AS-104. Leadership Laboratory (Spring)

Credits: 0

An instructional program that prepares an individual to undertake the broad range of  tasks associated with military leadership and management. Course is the required lab component to AS 102 course.

Pre-Requisites
None

AS-201. Team and Leadership Fundamentals I (Fall)

Credits: 1
Terms Offered: Fall

Focuses on laying the foundation for teams and leadership. The topics include skills that will allow cadets to improve their leadership on a personal level and within a team. The purpose is to instill a leadership mindset and to motivate sophomore students to transition from AFROTC cadet to AFROTC officer candidate.

Pre-Requisites

None

AS-202. Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power II (Spring)

Credits: 1

Survey course examines the history and heritage of the United States Air Force from an historical perspective . Course covers period from Vietnam War to the present.

Pre-Requisites

None

AS-203. Leadership Laboratory (Fall)

Credits: 0

An instructional program that prepares an individual to undertake the broad range of  tasks associated with military leadership and management. Course is the required lab component to AS 201 course.

Pre-Requisites
None

AS-204. Leadership Laboratory (Spring)

Credits: 0

An instructional program that prepares an individual to undertake the broad range of  tasks associated with military leadership and management. Course is the required lab component to AS 202 course.

Pre-Requisites
None

AS-240. AFROTC Field Training (4-Week Summer Session)

Credits: 3

Intensive study of military education, experience in leadership and management at an active duty installation.

Pre-Requisites
AS-101, AS-102, AS-201, and AS-202; successful completion of an interview with the Professor of Aerospace Studies

AS-301. Leading People and Effective Communication I (Fall)

Credits: 3
Terms Offered: Fall

Teaches cadets advanced skills and knowledge in management and leadership. Special emphasis is placed on enhancing leadership skills and communication. 

Pre-Requisites
Permission of AFROTC Department.

AS-302. Leading People and Effective Communication II (Spring)

Credits: 3
Terms Offered: Spring

Teaches cadets advanced skills and knowledge in management and leadership. Special emphasis is placed on enhancing leadership skills and communication.

Pre-Requisites
Permission of AFROTC Department.

AS-303. Leadership Laboratory (Fall)

Credits: 0

An instructional program that prepares an individual to undertake the broad range of  tasks associated with military leadership and management. Course is a required lab component for the Air Force ROTC program.

Pre-Requisites
Permission of the AFROTC Department

AS-304. Leadership Laboratory (Spring)

Credits: 0

An instructional program that prepares an individual to undertake the broad range of  tasks associated with military leadership and management. Course is a required lab component for the Air Force ROTC program.

Pre-Requisites
Permission from AFROTC Department.

AS-401. National Security Affairs / Preparation for Active Duty I (Fall)

Credits: 3
Terms Offered: Fall

Designed for college seniors and gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers in American society. It is an overview of the complex social and political issues facing the military profession and requires a measure of sophistication commensurate with the senior college level. The final semester provides information that will prepare the cadets for Active Duty.

Pre-Requisites
Permission of the AFROTC Department.

AS-402. National Security Affairs / Preparation for Active Duty II (Spring)

Credits: 3
Terms Offered: Spring

Designed for college seniors and gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers in American society. It is an overview of the complex social and political issues facing the military profession and requires a measure of sophistication commensurate with the senior college level. The final semester provides information that will prepare the cadets for Active Duty.

Pre-Requisites
Permission of the AFTROTC Department.

AS-403. Leadership Laboratory (Fall)

Credits: 0

An instructional program that prepares an individual to undertake the broad range of  tasks associated with military leadership and management. Course is a required lab component for the Air Force ROTC program.

Pre-Requisites

Permission of the AFROTC Department.

AS-404. Leadership Laboratory (Spring)

Credits: 0

An instructional program that prepares an individual to undertake the broad range of  tasks associated with military leadership and management. Course is a required lab component for the Air Force ROTC program.

Pre-Requisites

Permission of the AFROTC Department.


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