Course Overview

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsAvailability
BYU: AEROS 410
UVU: AERO 4100
National Security Affairs3.0Fall
BYU: AEROS 411
UVU: AERO 4110
National Security Affairs3.0Winter

Course Description

AS 400 examines the national security process, regional studies, advanced leadership ethics, and Air Force doctrine. Special topics of interest focus on the military as a profession, officership, military justice, civilian control of the military, preparation for active duty, and current issues affecting military professionalism. Within this structure, continued emphasis is given to the refinement of communication skills. An additional leadership laboratory complements this course by providing advanced leadership experiences, giving students the opportunity to apply the leadership and management principles of the course.

Course Objectives

  • Comprehend basic elements of national security policy and process
  • Comprehend the air and space power functions and competencies
  • Understand selected roles of the military in society and current issues affecting the military profession as well as selected provisions of the military justice system
  • Comprehend the responsibility, authority, and function of an Air Force commander
  • Apply listening, speaking, and writing skills in Air Force-peculiar formats and situations with accuracy, clarity, and appropriate style
  • Comprehend factors which will facilitate a smooth transition from civilian to military life