Aerospace Studies

ASP 1A. Heritage and Values

A survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air and Space Forces and to provide an overview of the basic characteristics, missions, and organization of the Air and Space Forces.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall

ASP 1B. Heritage and Values

A survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air and Space Forces and to provide an overview of the basic characteristics, missions, and organization of the Air and Space Forces.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Spring

ASP 2A. Team and Leadership Fundamentals

Provides a fundamental understanding of both leadership and team building. The lessons and course flow are designed to prepare students for field training and leadership positions in the detachment.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall

ASP 2B. Team and Leadership Fundamentals

Provides a fundamental understanding of both leadership and team building. The lessons and course flow are designed to prepare students for field training and leadership positions in the detachment.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Spring

ASP 3. Leadership Laboratory

Open to students who are members of the Reserve Officer Training Corps or are eligible to pursue a commission as determined by the professor of aerospace studies. Course must be taken each semester of the General Military Course (GMC). A study of Air Force customs and courtesies, issuing military commands, instructing, directing and evaluating the preceding skills, studying the environment of an Air Force officer and learning about areas of opportunity available to commissioned officers. CR/NC grading only.

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

ASP 103C. Air Force ROTC Field Training

Prerequisite: ASP 1 and 2 passed with C grade. Field training provides leadership and officership training in a military environment which demands conformity to high physical and moral standards. Within this structured environment cadets are screened for officer potential as measured against AFROTC field training standards. Motivation and professional development is achieved through various programs such as flight orientation, marksmanship, and survival training.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall

ASP 104A. Leading People and Effective Communication

Prerequisite: ASP 2A passed with C grade. Utilizes student?s field training experience to take a more in-depth look at leadership. Special emphasis is placed on enhancing communication skills, and why that is important as a leader. Students have an opportunity to try out these leadership and management techniques in a supervised environment as juniors and seniors.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall

ASP 104B. Leading People and Effective Communication

Prerequisite: ASP 2 passed with C grade. Utilizes student?s field training experience to take a more in-depth look at leadership. Special emphasis is placed on enhancing communication skills, and why that is important as a leader. Students have an opportunity to try out these leadership and management techniques in a supervised environment as juniors and seniors.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Spring

ASP 105A. National Security/Commissioning Preparation

Prerequisite: ASP 104A/B. ASP 105A is not open to students with credit in ASP 105AW. Designed for college seniors and gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers and how they are directly tied to our National Security Strategy. 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.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall

ASP 105AW. National Security/Commissioning Preparation

Prerequisite: ASP 104 A/B and satisfactory completion (C or better) of the ENGL 5B or ENGL 10 graduation requirement. Not open to students with credit in ASP 105A, ASP 105B. Designed for college seniors and gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers and how they are directly tied to our National Security Strategy. 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. Meets the upper-division writing skills requirement for graduation.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall

ASP 105B. National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty

ASP 105B is not open to students with credit in ASP 105BW. Prerequisite: ASP 104. Corequisite: ASP 113 (one unit). An examination of the needs for national security; an analysis of the evolution of the American defense strategy and policy; aerospace doctrine; overview of alliances and regional security, arms control, and terrorism. Special topics of interest focus on the military as a profession, officership, and the military justice system, and current issues affecting military professionalism. Within this structure, continued emphasis is given to developing communication skills.

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Spring

ASP 105BW. National Security/Commissioning Preparation

Not open to students with credit in ASP 105A, ASP 105B. Prerequisite: ASP 104 A/B and satisfactory completion (C or better) of the ENGL 5B or ENGL 10 graduation requirement. Designed for college seniors and gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers and how they are directly tied to our National Security Strategy. 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. Meets the upper-division writing skills requirement for graduation.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Spring

ASP 113. Leadership Laboratory

Prerequisite: ASP 2 passed with C grade or equivalent military training. Must be taken each semester of the Professional Officer Course (POC). Activities classified as advanced leadership experiences. They involve the planning and controlling of the military activities of the cadet corps, the preparation and presentation of briefings and other oral and written communications, and the providing of interviews, guidance, and information which will increase the understanding, motivation, and performance of other cadets. CR/NC grading only.

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring