Price School of Public Policy
Courses of Instruction
The terms indicated are expected but are not guaranteed. For the courses offered during any given term, consult the Schedule of Classes.
Military Courses of Instruction
AErospace Studies (AEST)
AEST 100ab Aerospace Studies I: Air Force Mission and Organization (1-1, FaSp) a: Introduction to U.S. Air Force and the military profession; USAF organization and functions; Strategic Air Command organization, command, control, and weapons systems; communication skills. b: Organization and function of NORAD; tactical air, military airlift, systems, logistics, air training and communications commands; Army, Navy, Marines; reserves; separate operating agencies.
AEST 110ab Leadership Laboratory I (1-1, FaSp) Introduction to the military experience focusing on customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, and the environment of an Air Force officer. Graded CR/NC.
AEST 200ab Aerospace Studies II: Air Force History (1-1, FaSp) a: Development of aerospace power in the U.S. through World War II; emphasis on the Army Air Corps; communication skills. b: Development of aerospace power since World War II; emphasis on international confrontations involving the United States; communication skills.
AEST 210ab Leadership Laboratory II (1-1, FaSp) Introduction to the military experience focusing on customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, and the environment of an Air Force officer. Graded CR/NC.
AEST 220ab Advanced Leadership Laboratory II (a: 1, Fa; b: 1, Sp) Additional exposure to the military experience for continuing AFROTC cadets, focusing on customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, and the environment of an Air Force officer. Graded CR/NC.
AEST 300ab Aerospace Studies III: Air Force Management and Leadership (3-3, FaSp) Air Force management focusing on the new manager in the Air Force milieu. Emphasis on communication skills peculiar to the Air Force.
AEST 310ab Leadership Laboratory III (1-1, FaSp) Practical introduction to Air Force leadership focusing on military communicative skills, group dynamics, and application of theories of leadership and management. Graded CR/NC.
AEST 400ab Aerospace Studies IV: National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society (3-3, FaSp) Military professionalism and the context in which defense policy is formulated and implemented; national security policy, political/social constraints, and military justice.
AEST 410ab Leadership Laboratory IV (1-1, FaSp) Advanced Air Force leadership experience focusing on the practical development of the Air Force officer through command and staff positions within the Cadet Corps. Graded CR/NC.
AEST 420ab Leadership Laboratory V (1-1, FaSp) Advanced leadership experiences for AFROTC continuing cadets. Graded CR/NC.