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Fall Academic Term 2002 Course Guide

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Courses in Aerospace Studies


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Fall Academic Term, 2002 (September 3 - December 20)


Credit toward graduation from LS&A. The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts does not grant credit toward graduation for any courses offered through the Officer Education Program except for those courses which are cross-listed in other academic units (effective September 1, 1971). These latter courses count as non-LS&A course work if the cross-listed offering falls outside LS&A academic departments or programs.


AERO 101. The U.S. Air Force Today I.

Instructor(s): Captain Karen L. Bice

Prerequisites & Distribution: Not for credit toward LS&A degree. (1).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

The U.S. Air Force Today is a survey course. It focuses on the organizational structure and missions of Air Force organizations, officership, and professionalism, and introduces students to communication skills.

The course examines the growth and development of the United States Air Force; covers Presidential, Secretary of Defense and JCS roles in the defense posture, and the national and U.S. military strategic concepts; studies the Air Force contribution to strategic offensive and defensive and General Purpose Forces and Air Force supporting forces. Compares the dynamics and interaction of all U.S. military forces in the General Purpose role and their cooperative efforts in the national security posture.

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AERO 201 / UC 201. U.S. Aviation History & Its Development into Air Power.

Instructor(s): John F Gaughan II (jgaughan@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (1). (non-LS&A).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

See University Courses 201.

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AERO 310. Air Force Leadership and Management I.

Instructor(s): Captain Karen L. Bice

Prerequisites & Distribution: Not for credit toward LS&A degree. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Air Force Leadership and Management is a study of leadership and quality management fundamentals, professional knowledge, leadership ethics, and communicative skills required of junior officers.

The concepts, principles, and techniques of leadership are presented within the framework of behavioral theories. Emphasis is on the leader, group, situation, and their interaction as dynamic factors in an organizational environment. This includes an historical overview of managerial development throughout recorded history with emphasis on the social and physical setting in which the manager operates. The curriculum includes effective communications, decision making, planning, and strategic management.

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AERO 410. National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society I.

Instructor(s): Major Robbin A. Wimmler

Prerequisites & Distribution: Not for credit toward LS&A degree. (3).

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society examines the need for national security; analyzes the evolution and formulation of the American defense policy, strategy, and joint doctrine; and investigates the methods for managing conflict and terrorism.

The coures focuses on the Armed Forces as an integral element of society. It provides examination of a broad range of American civil-military relations, and the environmental context in which defense policy is formulated. Special themes include: societal attitudes toward the military; the role of the professional military leader-manager in a democratic society; the fundamental values and socialization processes associated with the Armed Services; the requisites for maintaining adequate national security forces; policy, economic, and social constraints on the national defense structure; the impact of technological and international developments on strategic preparedness; and the manifold variables involved in the formulation and implementation of national security policy.

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