Aerospace Studies

(19 semester hours)

For information, contact the Department of Aerospace Studies, 50 Millett Hall (513-529-2031).

This minor is an interdisciplinary program open to all majors. It introduces students to the broad field of air and space service and provides specific information on the organization and operation of the United States Air Force.

Courses may not be taken on a credit/no-credit basis. A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in the minor. If there is a specific Political Science (POL) 300 level regional course that a student would like to substitute for one of the listed POL courses, they may be substituted with the approval of the Aerospace Studies Chair.

Program Requirements

Required sequence (10 semester hours):

AES 121 The Foundations of the United States Air Force (1)

AES 122 The Foundations of the United States Air Force (1)

AES 221 The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power (1)

AES 222 The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power (1)

AES 432 National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society (3)

Choose ONE of the following:

AES 331 Air Force Leadership Studies (3)

AES 332 Air Force Leadership Studies (3)

MGT 291 Organizational Behavior and Theory (3)

NSC 211 Leadership and Management (2)

At least one course in each of two different departments (min. six semester hours):

AES 431 National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society (3)

GEO 378 Political Geography (3)

GEO 408 Geography of the Silk Road (The Heart of Asia) (3)

HST 222 U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1898 (3)

HST 224 Africa to 1884 (3)

HST 225 The Making of Modern Africa (3)

HST 296 World History Since 1945 (3)

HST/BWS/LAS 385 Race, Science, and Disease in the Americas (3)

POL 221 Modern World Governments (4)

POL 271 World Politics (4)

POL 328 Politics of Central Asia (3)

POL 332 Post-Soviet Russian Politics (3)

POL 333 Politics of Western Europe (4)

POL 334 Politics of Eastern Europe (3)

POL 335 Politics of East Asia (4)

POL 336 Politics of the Middle East (3)

POL 337 Politics of Latin America (4)

POL 338 Contemporary African Politics (3)

POL 339 Arab Nationalism In World Politics (3)

POL 373 American Foreign Policy (3)

POL 374 Foreign Policy Analysis (3)

POL 382 International Law (3)

POL 387 Comparative Security Issues (3)

POL 436 Politics of Iraq (3)

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