101. The U.S. Air Force Today I. (1).
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. The course entails a midterm, final and a research paper. (Col. Buley)
201. U.S. Aviation History and its Development into Air Power I. (1).
The central themes of the development of aviation from the Montgolfier's balloon to the air armadas of World War II are outlined. Primary emphasis is placed on the roles of technology, economics and military necessity in the evolution of aviation equipment, doctrine and strategy. Texts are provided. The class format is informal lecture. Grades are based on four examinations and oral and written presentations. (Capt. Gaul)
310. Concepts of Leadership. (3).
The concepts, principles, and techniques of leadership are presented within the framework of behavioral theories. Emphasis on the leader, group, situation, and their interaction as dynamic factors in an organizational environment. 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. This course is a combination of lecture and seminar. Grades are based on oral presentations, a term paper, and three examinations. (Capt. Berke)
410. National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society. AFOEP 310. (4).
Focuses on the Armed Forces as an integral element of society. 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; the manifold variables involved in the formulation and implementation of national security policy. The course will be both in a seminar and lecture format. There will be a term paper, oral class presentation and midterm and final exams. (Capt. Thomas)
101. Land Navigation. (1).
The objective of the course is to develop proficiency in a critical military skill. The student will learn to use a military map and lensatic compass to navigate over unfamiliar terrain. The course will emphasize map reading skills and terrain association techniques and will include two outdoor practical exercises. Specific topics include terrain features, the military grid reference system, determining and plotting azimuths, measuring route and straight line distances, methods of intersection and resection, and the use of polar coordinates. Student evaluation is based upon quizzes, practical exercises and examinations.
103. Leadership Laboratory. (1).
This 90-minute laboratory is required for all Advanced Course cadets and scholarship students. Advanced Course cadets attend leadership lab every week. MS IV cadets occupy positions of responsibility in the Cadet Battalion and plan, coordinate, and conduct cadet training and activities under faculty guidance. MS III laboratories focus on developing basic military tactical skills in preparation for summer Advanced Camp. Laboratories for MS I and II cadets may be grouped together to form single, longer periods of instruction on one or two evenings or weekends during the term.
201. Military Leadership. (1).
The focus of this course is to develop the students' basic understanding of military leadership. The course focuses on current military leadership theory and its organizational application. It will include discussions of leadership styles, principles of leadership, human behavior, principles of motivation, ethics, counseling, communications and the military problem solving process. It also incorporates leadership assessment training and discussions of how leadership influences the achievement of organizational goals.
301. Introduction to Small Unit Tactics. Permission of chairman. (2).
This course is part of the Advanced Course for ROTC cadets. It is designed to provide the MS III cadet with three essential categories of officer skills: map reading, small unit tactical planning and oral communications. Students receive instruction in map reading, terrain analysis and platoon level operations in offensive, defensive and patrolling situations. Throughout the course, cadets will be required to present formal and informal briefings on the various topics covered during the course. Students will also study historical examples of combat leadership. Evaluation of student performances will be done through the use of quizzes, exams, oral presentations and a military history essay.
401. Military Law. Permission of chairman. (2).
This course is part of the Advanced Course for Army ROTC cadets. The course is a seminar of the military justice system, military administrative law and international law of war. After a brief survey of the evolution of the Uniformed Code of Military Justice and its Constitutional basis, the course focuses on the officer's role in the military justice system. Topics include criminal and military offenses, rules of evidence, the conduct of searches and seizures, nonjudicial punishment, investigations and preparation of charges, court-martial procedures, and international treaties and conventions dealing with the law of war. Students are expected to become familiar with the Manual for Court-Martial and to make recommendations on charges and specifications consistent with the facts of a case, the rules of evidence, and the required elements of proof. The student's knowledge is evaluated through quizzes, exam, and an essay.
101. Introduction to Naval Science. (2).
An introductory look at the organizational structure of the naval service. Attention is concentrated on leadership and management principles as they apply to the naval service and the shipboard organization. Additional subjects to be covered are military justice, and navy policies and procedures. The course is a combination of lecture and class discussion. Grades are based on quizzes, two hourly exams and a final examination.
201/EECS 250. Electronic Sensing Systems. (3).
Introduction to properties and behavior of electromagnetic energy as it pertains to naval applications of communication, radar, and electro-optics. Additional topics include sound navigation and ranging (SONAR), tracking and guidance systems, and computer controlled systems. Several laboratory demonstrations will illustrate applications of the theories and concepts learned in the classroom. (Lt. Stevens)
301/Astro. 261. Navigation. (3).
The purpose of this course is to educate students in all aspects of marine navigation, from getting a vessel underway from port through open ocean navigation using both celestial and electronic means. The content of the course is divided into three major areas. The first section focuses on piloting, emphasizing the safe navigation of vessels in coastal waters. This section provides an introduction to navigational instruments and aids to navigation. The second section concerns celestial navigation, the ability to determine position through observation of celestial bodies. Students learn how to determine position based on the use of the sextant and various almanacs and mathematical tables. The third section of the course considers electronic navigation. The course consists of two ninety minute lectures a week. Grading is done on the basis of homework, quizzes, a project, and examinations. The primary textbooks for the course are MARINE NAVIGATION I and MARINE NAVIGATION II by Richard R. Hobbs.
401. Leadership and Management I. (2).
The theme of this course is the officer-manager as an organizational decision maker and leader. The focus is on the human side of complex organizations while recognizing that there are technical and behavioral factors present in virtually all managerial situations. The course is designed to lay the theoretical basis for the more program oriented course in Leadership and Management II. A civilian management text is used. The instruction format is lecture/discussion. Students are graded on midterm and final examinations supplemented by quizzes, papers, and class participation.
410. Amphibious Warfare. (3).
Exploration of the history, development, and techniques of amphibious operations to enable the student to acquire a general background in amphibious operations. Grades are based on a midterm, essay, quizzes and class participation. (Capt. Gasapo)
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