Academics

Cadets must maintain academic standards established by AFROTC at https://www.afrotc.com/program-requirements/academic. When you are signing up for classes, Aerospace Studies (AS) classes are mandatory.  To determine what classes you need, please contact the detachment.

AS 100 – The Foundations of the United States Air Force I/II

This survey course focuses on the structure and missions of Air Force organizations, officership and professionalism. It covers an overview of Air Force and defense topics and introduces communication skills training.  This overview gives first-year cadets a chance to “see the Air Force” and is designed to help you decide whether you want to continue in the program.

Course codes for the class:
MSU: AS 1012 / AS 1022
MUW: AS 101 and AS 101L / AS 102 and AS 102L
EMCC: AFR 1111 and AFR 1121 / AFR 1211 and AFR 1221


AS 200 – The Evolution of Air and Space Power I/II

The sophomore year prepares you for the mandatory field training required between your second or third year in the program.  This class provides a historical look at the Air Force and the application of air and space power from its infancy to modern-day conflict.

Course codes for the class:
MSU: AS 2012 / AS 2022
MUW: AS 201 and AS 201L / AS 202 and AS 202L
EMCC: AFR 2111 and AFR 2121 / AFR 2211 and AFR 2221


AS 300 – Air Force Leadership & Management I/II

Field training marks the transition from following to leading. This class focuses on leadership theory, interpersonal dynamics, military ethics, and management issues. Cadets are also given the opportunity to put these leadership and management lessons into practice as they perform the tasks required of their cadet wing position.

Course codes for the class:
MSU: AS 3013 / AS 3023
MUW: AS 301 and AS 301L / AS 302 and AS 302L
EMCC: Must transfer to MSU or MUW for the 300 and 400 level classes


AS 400 – National Security Affairs and Preparation for Active Duty I/II

This final Aerospace Studies class prepares cadets for entry to active duty. You´ll study national and foreign affairs, national security strategy, and current events that affect employment of U.S. military force. You´ll also survey military conflict as it affects the Air Force and its sister service branches. The last semester evaluates the various programs and regulations governing officership in the armed forces and provides final preparations for cadets ready for commissioning.

Course codes for the class:
MSU: AS 4013 / AS 4023
MUW: AS 401 and AS 401L / AS 402 and AS 402L
EMCC: Must transfer to MSU or MUW for the 300 and 400 level classes


Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT)

The Air Force Officer Qualifying Test, or AFOQT, is administered on a scheduled basis. It is similar to the SAT or ACT in format and time constraint. A passing score on the Verbal and Quantitative sections are required for entry into the Air Force ROTC program with additional score requirements for rated positions.  Additional information can be found at https://www.afrotc.com/program-requirements/academic.

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