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Aerospace Studies (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Fall 2008 - Summer 2009 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Aerospace Studies

Minor: AIRS

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)

Department: Aerospace Science

Track I

For students with no prior military service:

Type Hours
AIRS 101: Foundations of the U.S. Air Force I 1
AIRS 102: Foundations of the U.S. Air Force II 1
AIRS 201: Evolution of U.S. Air Power I 1
AIRS 202: Evolution of U.S. Air Power II 1
AIRS 311: Air Force Leadership Studies I 3
AIRS 312: Air Force Leadership Studies II 3
AIRS 411: National Security Affairs I 3
AIRS 412: Natural Security Affairs II 3
Six hours to be chosen from the following: 6
   HIST 314: History of American Foreign Relations  
   Any History course approved for the "Asia, Africa,
   Latin America" area of the major in History
 
   POLS 330: International Relations  
   POLS 333: American Foreign Policy  
   POLS 338: National and International Security  
   POLS 339: Terrorism  
   3-6 hours in languages  
   (in addition to any language requirement of the student's major)  
Minimum Total 22

Track II

For students who enter the program after their sophomore year or students with prior military service who have received credit for AIRS 101, 102, 201 and 202 from the Department Chair. Students in this track who have not received credit for these courses will take them during an extended summer Field Training encampment.

Type Hours
AIRS 311: Air Force Leadership Studies I 3
AIRS 312: Air Force Leadership Studies II 3
AIRS 411: National Security Affairs I 3
AIRS 412: Natural Security Affairs II 3
Nine hours to be chosen from the following: 9
   HIST 314: History of American Foreign Relations  
   Any History course approved for the "Asia, Africa,
   Latin America" area of the major in History
 
   POLS 330: International Relations  
   POLS 333: American Foreign Policy  
   POLS 338: National and International Security  
   POLS 339: Terrorism  
   3-9 hours in languages  
   (in addition to any language requirement of the student's major)  
Minimum Total 21 
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