AS200_Winter_11_Syllabus

AS200_Winter_11_Syllabus - Evolution of U.S. Air Force Air...

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Evolution of U.S. Air Force Air and Space Power AS20B Syllabus Winter Quarter 2011 UCLA AFROTC DET 055
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Page 2 of 8 AS20B – Evolution of U.S. Air Force Air and Space Power Winter 2011 Quarter 1. Instructor Name: Lieutenant Colonel William Peris, Professor of Aerospace Studies Office: Student Activities Center (SAC) 232 Office Hours: By appointment Office phone: (310) 825-1742 E-Mail: ajaxperis@ucla.edu 2. Class Time, Location, and Credit a. Section 1: Friday, 0900-0950 SAC Rm 215 1.0 hour/2 units Section 2: Thursday, 1000-1050 SAC Rm 215 1.0 hour/2 units Section 3: Friday, 1230-1320 SAC Rm 215 1.0 hour/2 units b. Official university enrollment is required to attend class. Those not enrolled by week three will not be allowed to attend class without an official memorandum providing a valid explanation for lack of enrollment 3. Course Description: AS20 is a course designed to examine general aspects of air and space power through a historical perspective. The course covers a time period from the first balloons and dirigibles to the space-age systems of the Global War on Terror. Historical examples are provided to extrapolate the development of Air Force distinctive capabilities and missions to demonstrate the evolution of what has become today’s USAF. Furthermore, the course examines fundamental principles of war and tenets of air and space power. As a whole, this course provides the students with a knowledge level understanding of the general elements and employment of air and space power from an institutional doctrinal and historical perspective. In addition, the students will be inculcated into the Air Force Core Values and with the use of operational examples. Additionally, they will conduct several writing and briefing assignments to meet Air Force communication skills requirements. 4. Course Goals a. Know the key terms and definitions used to describe air and space power b. Know the events, leaders, and technical developments which surrounded the evolution and employment of USAF air and space power c. Demonstrate basic verbal and written communication skills d. Know the Air Force core values and examples of their use throughout the evolution of US Air and Space power. 5. Course Text Books a. The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power b. AS 200 Student Note Taker c. Tongue and Quill 6. Course Web Site: https://classes.sscnet.ucla.edu/course/view.php?name=11W-AEROST20B-1 . Information about the class and assignments will be posted on the course web page. USAF publications and forms are located at: http://www.e-publishing.af.mil
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Page 3 of 8 7. Grading Criteria a. Letter Grades : Your grade in this class is based on your performance. You must achieve a grade of “C-“ or better in your Air Force courses to maintain academic retention standards and remain in AFROTC. Your grade in this course is based on the following scale: 93 - 100 % A 90 – 92.9 % A- 87 - 89.9 % B+ 83 – 86.9 % B 80 – 82.9 % B- 77 – 79.9 % C+ 73 – 76.9 % C 70 – 72.9 %
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course AERO ST 20B-1 taught by Professor Williamperis during the Winter '11 term at UCLA.

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