Aerospace Studies Minor
The Aerospace Studies minor is the classroom lecture portion of the program for all Air Force ROTC cadets. Each student who commissions* will automatically meet the requirements to receive the Aerospace Studies minor. The course work required to commission is the course work required to receive the minor.
Students learn about military heritage, the development of air and space power, military ethics, drill and ceremonies, communication, human relations, and leadership theory and techniques. These specialized topics prepare students for service in the Air Force and for future careers in government, management and administration, intelligence, international relations, public policy and the private sector. Students learn through instructor presentations, group discussions, team projects and hands-on leadership exercises.
*Any student may sign up for Military Science courses and complete the minor.
Note: To commission, students must earn the opportunity to contract with Army ROTC. Including, meeting all academic requirements, meeting all physical fitness requirements, passing the Department of Defense Medical physical examination requirements, passing height and weight requirements and providing proof of a Department of Defense approved COVID-19 vaccination.
Minor Requirements (20 Hours)
|General Courses (4 hours)|
|AERO 101||US Air Force Heritage and Values I||1|
|AERO 101L||Leadership Laboratory 101||0|
|AERO 102||US Air Force Heritage and Values II||1|
|AERO 102L||Leadership Laboratory 102||0|
|AERO 201||Team and Leadership Fundamentals I||1|
|AERO 201L||Leadership Laboratory 201||0|
|AERO 202||Team and Leadership Fundamentals II||1|
|AERO 202L||Leadership Laboratory 202||0|
|Professional Courses (16 hours)|
|AERO 301||Leading People and Effective Communication||3|
|AERO 301L||Leadership Laboratory 301||1|
|AERO 302||Leading People and Effective Communication II||3|
|AERO 302L||Leadership Laboratory 302||1|
|AERO 401||National Security/Leadership Responsibilities/Commissioning Preparation||3|
|AERO 401L||Leadership Laboratory 401||1|
|AERO 402||National Security / Leadership Responsibilities / Commissioning Preparation II||3|
|AERO 402L||Leadership Laboratory 402||1|
|Total Credit Hours||20|