Courses

Leadership Laboratory (taken each semester)

OTP AS 101 (0 credits)

Augments the AFROTC academic curriculum by providing prospective Air Force officers the opportunities and feedback needed to develop the leadership, managerial, and supervisory skills required of successful Air Force officers. Applications include Air Force customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, problem solving, communications, and learning about career opportunities available to commissioned officers. Instruction is conducted within the framework of an organized cadet corps with a progression of experiences designed to develop leadership potential.

2014FALLOTPAS101 A1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 4:00 pm 6:00 pm MIL ARR
2015SPRGOTPAS101 A1, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 4:00 pm 6:00 pm ARR

Foundations of the U.S. Air Force

OTP AS 110 (1 credits)

Examines the role of the U.S. Air Force in the contemporary world. Topics include background, mission, and organization of air force and functions of U.S. strategic forces. Emphasis is placed on development of written communicative skills.

2014FALLOTPAS110 A1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 3:00 pm 4:00 pm MIL ARR
2014FALLOTPAS110 A2, Sep 2nd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
ARR TBD TBD

Foundations of the U.S. Air Force

OTP AS 120 (1 credits)

Continues study of the contemporary U.S. Air Force by examining general purpose forces, aerospace support forces, and the total force structure.

2015SPRGOTPAS120 A1, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 3:00 pm 4:00 pm ARR
2015SPRGOTPAS120 A2, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 8:00 am 9:00 am ARR

Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power

OTP AS 210 (1 credits)

Traces the historical development of air power and its uses starting before the Wright brothers and extending through the Korean War. Concentrates on the advent of the air age, the airplane at war (1914-1918), the interwar years, air power in World War II, the Berlin Airlift, air power in the Korean War, and the evolution of air power concepts and doctrine. Emphasizes student participation and presentations to enhance communicative skills.

2014FALLOTPAS210 A1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 2:00 pm 3:00 pm MIL ARR

Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power

OTP AS 220 (1 credits)

Traces the historical development of air power and its uses starting after the Korean War and continuing through its present role in international policies. Emphasizes air and space power experiences from the Vietnam conflict and operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Continues emphasis upon student participation and presentations to enhance communicative skills.

2015SPRGOTPAS220 A1, Jan 21st to Apr 29th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 2:00 pm 3:00 pm ARR

Air Force Leadership Studies

OTP AS 310 (3 credits)

Management and leadership from the point of view of a U.S. Air Force junior officer. The individual motivational and behavioral processes, leadership, communication, and group dynamics are covered to provide a foundation for developing the junior officer's professional skills.

2014FALLOTPAS310 A1, Sep 2nd to Dec 9th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 6:00 pm 9:00 pm KCB 104

Air Force Leadership Studies

OTP AS 320 (3 credits)

Continues OTP AS 310 with special emphasis on the basic managerial processes involving decision making, use of analytical aid in planning, organizing, and controlling in a changing environment. Actual U.S. Air Force cases used.

2015SPRGOTPAS320 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 6:00 pm 9:00 pm KCB 104

National Security Affairs

OTP AS 410 (3 credits)

Study of the military's role as an institution in a democratic society. Topics include civil-military interaction and the military as a profession. Emphasis on developing communicative skills through student presentations.

2014FALLOTPAS410 A1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:00 pm 9:00 pm ARR

Preparation for Active Duty

OTP AS 420 (3 credits)

"Preparation for Active Duty" is a survey course designed to give Senior AFROTC cadets an overview of the subject material. Cadets are expected to emerge with an in-depth knowledge of all the topics covered in this course. While some areas are covered in detail, many others are covered more broadly. Overall AS420 is a vehicle to help you become Air Force officers and to facilitate your transition to active duty.

2015SPRGOTPAS420 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 4:00 pm 7:00 pm SAR 300

Leadership Laboratory

OTP MS 100 (0 credits)

(All classes) Practical exercise in the knowledge and skill requirements of leaders of small units and organizations. Application includes practice in preparation, conduct, evaluation of training in physical training, drill and ceremony, common skill tasks, basic rifle marksmanship, land navigation, communications and survival skills, and adventure training. Requires participation in one overnight field training exercise.

2014FALLOTPMS100 A1, Sep 4th to Dec 4th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 2:00 pm 4:00 pm KCB 107
2015SPRGOTPMS100 A1, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 2:00 pm 3:30 pm SMG 324
2015SPRGOTPMS100 A2, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 2:00 pm 3:30 pm KCB 103
2015SPRGOTPMS100 A3, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 2:00 pm 3:30 pm KCB 102
2015SPRGOTPMS100 A4, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 2:00 pm 3:30 pm KCB 104

Leadership and Personal Development

OTP MS 101 (1 credits)

Introduces cadets to the personal challenges and competencies that are critical for effective leadership. Cadets learn how the personal development of life skills such as critical thinking, goal setting, time management, physical fitness, and stress management relate to leadership, officership, and the Army profession. The focus is on developing basic knowledge and comprehension of Army leader attributes and core leader competencies while gaining a big-picture understanding of ROTC, its purpose in the Army, and its advantages for the student.

2014FALLOTPMS101 A1, Sep 4th to Dec 4th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 4:00 pm 6:00 pm KCB 102

Introduction to Tactical Leadership

OTP MS 102 (1 credits)

Overview of leadership fundamentals such as setting direction, problem solving, listening, presenting briefs, providing feedback, and using effective writing skills. Cadets explore dimensions of leadership, values attributes, and competencies in the context of practical, hands-on, and interactive exercises. Continued emphasis is placed on recruitment and retention of cadets. Cadre role models and the building of stronger relationships among the cadets through common experience and practical interaction are critical aspects of the MS 102 experience.

2015SPRGOTPMS102 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 2:00 pm 3:30 pm KCB 103

Innovative Team Leadership

OTP MS 201 (1 credits)

Explores the dimensions of creative and innovative tactical leadership strategies and styles by examining team dynamics and two historical leadership theories that form the basis of the Army Leadership Requirements Model (trait and behavior theories). Cadets practice aspects of personal motivation and team building in the context of planning, executing, and assessing team exercises and participating in leadership labs. Focus is on continued development of the knowledge of leadership values and attributes through an understanding of Army rank, structure and duties, and basic aspects of land navigation and squad tactics. Case studies provide tangible context for learning the Soldier's Creed and Warrior Ethos as they apply in the Contemporary Operating Environment (COE).

2014FALLOTPMS201 A1, Sep 4th to Dec 4th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 4:30 pm 5:30 pm KCB 107

Foundations of Tactical Leadership

OTP MS 202 (1 credits)

Examines the challenges of leading tactical teams in the complex Contemporary Operating Environment (COE). Highlights dimensions of terrain analysis, patrolling, and operation orders. Further study of the theoretical basis of the Army Leadership Requirements Model explores the dynamics of adaptive leadership in the context of military operations. Provides a smooth transition into MS 301. Cadets develop greater self-awareness as they assess their own leadership styles and practice communication and team-building skills. COE case studies give insight into the importance and practice of teamwork and tactics in real-world scenarios.

2015SPRGOTPMS202 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 2:00 pm 3:30 pm KCB 102

Adaptive Team Leadership

OTP MS 301 (1 credits)

Challenges cadets to study, practice, and evaluate adaptive leadership skills as they are presented with the demands of preparing for the ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC). Challenging scenarios related to small-unit tactical operations are used to develop self-awareness and critical thinking skills. Cadets receive systematic and specific feedback on their leadership values, attributes, skills, and actions. Provides a smooth transition into MS 302. Cadets develop greater self-awareness as they assess their own leadership styles and practice communication and team-building skills. COE case studies give insight into the importance and practice of teamwork and tactics in real-world scenarios. 1 cr. 1st sem.

2014FALLOTPMS301 A1, Sep 4th to Dec 4th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 4:00 pm 6:30 pm KCB 201

Applied Team Leadership

OTP MS 302 (1 credits)

Cadets study, practice, and apply the fundamentals of Army leadership, officership, Army values and ethics, personal development, and small unit tactics at the team and squad level. At the conclusion of the course, cadets will be capable of planning, coordinating, navigating, motivating and leading a team or squad in the execution of a tactical mission during a classroom PE, a Leadership Lab, or during a Situational Training Exercise (STX) in a field environment. Successful completion of this course will help prepare Cadets for success at the ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) which cadets will attend the following summer at Fort Lewis, WA. Course includes reading assignments, homework assignments, small group assignments, briefings, case studies, and practical exercises, a mid-term and a final exam. Cadets will receive systematic and specific feedback on their leader attributes and core leader competencies from their instructor and other ROTC cadre and MSL IV cadets who will evaluate using the ROTC Leader Development Program (LDP) model.

2015SPRGOTPMS302 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 28th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
T 2:00 pm 3:30 pm KCB 104

Adaptive Leadership

OTP MS 401 (1 credits)

Develops proficiency in planning, executing, and assessing complex operations, functioning as a member of a staff, and providing leadership-performance feedback to subordinates. Cadets are given situational opportunities to assess risk, make sound ethical decisions, and provide coaching and mentoring to fellow ROTC Cadets. MSL IV Cadets are measured by their ability to give and receive systematic and specific feedback on leadership abilities using the Socratic model of reflective learning. Cadets at the MSL IV level analyze and evaluate the leadership values, attributes, skills, and actions of MSL III Cadets while simultaneously considering their own leadership skills. Attention is given to preparation for success at BOLC B, and the development of leadership abilities. 1 cr. 1st sem.

2014FALLOTPMS401 A1, Sep 4th to Dec 4th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 4:30 pm 6:30 pm KCB 103

Leadership in a Complex World

OTP MS 402 (1 credits)

Course transitions the focus of student learning from being trained, mentored and evaluated as an MSL III Cadet to learning how to train, mentor and evaluate underclass cadets. MSL IV Cadets learn the duties and responsibilities of an Army staff officer and apply the Military Decision Making Process, Army Writing Style, and the Army's Training Management and METL Development processes during weekly Training Meetings to plan, execute, and access battalion training events. Cadets learn to safely conduct training by understanding and employing the Composite Risk Management Process. Cadets learn how to use the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (CSF) program to reduce and manage stress.

2015SPRGOTPMS402 A1, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 12:30 pm 2:00 pm KCB 102
2015SPRGOTPMS402 A2, Jan 20th to Apr 30th 2015
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 3:30 pm 5:00 pm KCB 107

American Military History

OTP MS 501 (1 credits)

Goal of this course is to produce leaders who use critical thinking grounded in military history as the basis for decision making. Course provides a foundation in Army and branch heritage, teaches the history of the profession of arms and introduces historical method/analysis and application of contextual thinking. Program objectives are to develop and sustain historically minded soldiers and civilians capable of bringing historical perspective to bear on contemporary military problems. 1 cr. 1st sem.

2014FALLOTPMS501 A1, Sep 3rd to Dec 10th 2014
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 3:00 pm 5:00 pm KCB 102

Naval Leadership Lab

OTP NS 100 (0 credits)

All Naval Science students are required to take this every semester from freshman to senior year.