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Academic Year

2012-2013

Department

Military Science

Department Chair

Lt. Col. David Guarriello dguarriello@stmarytx.edu

Department Courses and Descriptions

Department Courses and Descriptions
AF 1031 Air Force Officership I (0)
A survey course which discusses chief topics relating to the Air Force and na- tional defense. It focuses on Air Force organizations, structure and mission; offi- cership military customs and courtesies, and professionalism; and Air Force communication skills. (Lecture 1 hour; Lab 1 hour)

AF 1041 Air Force Officership II (0)
A continuation of 1031, the course will examine Air Force professions; defense policy and strategy; and the missions of other military services. Students will also practice Air Force communication skills. (Lecture 1 hour; Lab 1 hour)

AF 2031 History of Air Powers I (0)
The course focuses on factors contributing to change in the nature of military conflict, the development of air power from its earliest beginnings through two world wars, the evolution of air power doctrine and the role of technology, a history of air power employment in support of national objectives, and an assessment of communicative skills. (Lecture 1 hour; Lab 1 hour)

AF 2041 History of Air Powers II (0)
A continuation of 2031, beginning with the role of air power from the 1960s to the present. Various events and trends in the history of air power are examined, especially when these provide significant examples of the impact of air power on strategic thought. Contemporary defense strategy, concepts, and doctrine are explored. Basic leadership principles are introduced. Includes practice in the use of effective Air Force communications. (Lecture 1 hour; Lab 1 hour)

AF 3013 Air Force Manage&Leadership I (0)
A seminar course which studies management fundamentals and communicative skills required of an Air Force junior officer. Case studies are used to examine Air Force management situations as a means of demonstrating and exercising practical application of the concepts being studied. Includes study and practice in the use of Air Force communicative skills. (Lecture 3 hours; Lab 1 hour)

AF 3023 Air Force Manage&Leadership II (0)
A continuation of 3013, this seminar explores the meaning of professional responsibilities, leadership, and leadership ethics as applicable to the junior officer. Case studies are used to examine Air Force leadership situations as a means of demonstrating and exercising practical application of the concepts being studied. (Lecture 3 hours; Lab 1 hour)

AF 4013 Air Force Issues&Nat'l S Pol I (0)
A study of national security forces in contemporary society. Includes an examination of the evolution of national security, key players and processes in formulation of security policy, national security policy issues, and studies on various regions of the world. Students are provided the opportunity to learn and practice leadership and communication skills necessary as future junior officers in the U.S. Air Force. (Lecture 3 hours; Lab 1 hour)

AF 4023 Air Force Issue&Nat'l S Pol II (0)
Continuation of 4013, emphasizing leadership and communication. Included is an extensive analysis of officership, Air Force roles and missions, current Air Forces issues, and a study of the military justice system. (Lecture 3 hours; Lab 1 hour)

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