Concepts of management and leadership in relation to the role of the U.S. Air Force officer. Includes leadership, followership, military briefing techniques, critical thinking, problem solving, management functions, power and influence, leadership authority and responsibility, conflict management, feedback, counseling, corrective supervision, situational leadership, motivation, and effective writing.
Participative survey course designed to introduce students to the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Featured topics include: mission and organization of the Air Force, leadership and followership, professionalism, military customs and courtesies, Air Force officer opportunities, military pay and benefits, and an introduction to communication skills. All textbooks and special reference materials are supplied by the department. (Planned for Fall)
This course designed to examine general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective and incorporate foundational leadership lessons. This course picks up where AS 100 left off from the historical and continues into WWI through WWII. It also begins discussing elements of the joint fight with introductions into the sister services. This course provides the students with some knowledge-level understanding for the employment of air and space power, from an institutional, doctrinal, and historical perspective.
This course provides an introduction to the national security process and surveys regional security issues through the Combatant Command structure. During this course, students will examine how U.S. national security policy is developed and how it is executed through the Department of Defense. Examination of regional issues will include analysis of distinct security and cultural issues found within each Combatant Command.
- Teacher: Mark Guerber