AIR FORCE (AFGN)

AFGN101. HERITAGE AND VALUES I. 1.5 Semester Hr.

This course provides an introduction to the Air Force, encourages students to pursue an AF career or seek additional information to be better informed about the role of the USAF. The course allows students to examine general aspects of the Department of the Air Force, AF Leadership, Air Force benefits, and opportunities for AF officers. The course also lays the foundation for becoming an Airman by outlining our heritage and values. Weekly Leadership Lab for this course (to be taken in conjunction with AFGN101 and 102) is a weekly laboratory that touches on the topics of Air Force customs and courtesies, health and physical fitness, and drill and ceremonies.

AFGN102. HERITAGE AND VALUES II. 1.5 Semester Hr.

A continuation of AFGN101. This course provides a historical perspective including lessons on war and the US military, AF operations, principles of war, and airpower. This course also provides students with an understanding for the employment of air and space power, from an institutional, doctrinal, and historical perspective. The students are introduced to the Air Force way of life and gain knowledge on what it means to be an Airman. Weekly Leadership Lab for this course (to be taken in conjunction with AFGN101 and 102) is a weekly laboratory that touches on the topics of Air Force customs and courtesies, health and physical fitness, and drill and ceremonies.

AFGN201. TEAM AND LEADERSHIP FUNDAMENTALS I. 1.5 Semester Hr.

This course is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of both leadership and team building. This course teaches students that there are many layers to leadership, including aspects that are not always obvious. Such things include listening, understanding themselves, being a good follower, and problem solving efficiently. Weekly Leadership Laboratory (LLAB) for this course (to be taken in conjunction with AFGN201 and 202) provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate fundamental management skills and prepares you for Field Training.

AFGN202. TEAM AND LEADERSHIP FUNDAMENTALS II. 1.5 Semester Hr.

A continuation of AFGN201. This course is designed to discuss different leadership perspectives when completing team building activities and discussing things like conflict management. This course also provides students with the ability of demonstrating their basic verbal and written communication skills. Active cadets will apply these lessons at Field Training, which follows the AFGN200 level. Weekly Leadership Laboratory (LLAB) for this course (to be taken in conjunction with AFGN201 and 202) provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate fundamental management skills and prepares you for Field Training.

AFGN301. LEADING PEOPLE AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION I. 3.5 Semester Hrs.

This course is designed to build on the leadership fundamentals taught in the AFGN200 level. The cadets will have the opportunity to utilize their skills as they begin a broader leadership role in the detachment. The goal is for cadets and students to have a more in-depth understanding of how to effectively lead people and provide them with the tools to use throughout their detachment leadership roles. Weekly Leadership Laboratory (LLAB) for this course (to be taken in conjunction with AFGN301 and 302) provides you the opportunity to develop your fundamental management skills while planning and conducting cadet activities.

AFGN302. LEADING PEOPLE AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION II. 3.5 Semester Hrs.

A continuation of AFGN301. This course is designed to help cadets hone their writing and briefing skills. The course continues into advanced skills and ethics training that will prepare them for becoming an officer and a supervisor. Weekly Leadership Laboratory (LLAB) for this course (to be taken in conjunction with AFGN301 and 302) provides you the opportunity to develop your fundamental management skills while planning and conducting cadet activities.

AFGN401. NATIONAL SECURITY, LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES, COMMISSIONING PREPARATION I. 3.5 Semester Hrs.

This course is designed to address the basic elements of national security policy and process. The cadet will comprehend the air and space power operations as well as understand selected roles of the military in society and current domestic and international issues affecting the military profession. Weekly Leadership Laboratory (LLAB) for this course (to be taken in conjunction with AFGN401 and 402) provides you with the opportunity to use your leadership skills in planning and conducting cadet activities. It prepares you for commissioning and entry into the active-duty Air Force.

AFGN402. NATIONAL SECURITY, LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES, COMMISSIONING PREPARATION II. 3.5 Semester Hrs.

A continuation of AFGN401. This course is designed to prepare cadets for life as a second lieutenant. Cadets should comprehend the responsibility, authority, and functions of an Air Force commander and selected provisions of the military justice system. Weekly Leadership Laboratory (LLAB) for this course (to be taken in conjunction with AFGN401 and 402) provides you with the opportunity to use your leadership skills in planning and conducting cadet activities. It prepares you for commissioning and entry into the active-duty Air Force.