AS1A_Fall_10_Syllabus

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Foundations of the United States Air Force AS1A Syllabus Fall Quarter 2010 UCLA UCLA AFROTC DET 055
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AS100 Fall 2010 Syllabus – The Foundations of the United States Air Force Page 1 of 7 AS1A– Foundations of the United States Air Force Fall 2010 Quarter 1. Instructor Name: Lt Jared A. Grady, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies Office: Student Activities Center (SAC) 222 Office Hours: Monday , Wednesday and Thursday 1000-1200 and by appointment Office phone: (310) 825-1742 E-Mail: jaredgrady@ucla.edu 2. Class Time, Location, and Credit: a. Thursday 0900-0950 SAC 215 1.0 hour/2 units b. Friday 0900-0950 Kaufman 101 1.0 hour/2 units c. Friday 1300-1350 Haines A25 1.0 hour/2 units d. 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 : AS1A is designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force (USAF) and the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC). Featured topics include missions and organization of the Air Force, military customs and courtesies, Air Force dress and personal appearance standards, the structure and opportunities in Air Force ROTC, and an introduction to heritage of the Air Force. A mandatory Leadership Laboratory complements this course by providing cadets followership and leadership experiences. 4. Course Objectives : a) Know the structure and opportunities in AFROTC b) Know, demonstrate, and apply Air Force dress and appearance standards c) Know the fundamental customs and courtesies practiced in the Air Force d) Know the major historical events, leaders, and milestones that contributed to the development of the USAF e) Know how the Air Force is organized and how it prepares for war 5. Course Text Books a) The Foundations of the United States Air Force b) The Tongue and Quill 6. Course Web Site: http://classes.sscnet.ucla.edu/course/view.php?name=10F-AEROST1A-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 If you are absent from class, it is your responsibility to check on announcements made while you were absent.
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AS100 Fall 2010 Syllabus – The Foundations of the United States Air Force Page 2 of 7 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 % C- 67 – 69.9 % D+ 63 – 66.9 % D 60 – 62.9 % D- 59.9% - below F b) Assignment weighting: Student assignments and exams will be individually graded and combined using the following weights to determine the final course grade. Activity
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course AERO ST 1A-1 taught by Professor Jaredgrady during the Fall '10 term at UCLA.

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