Courses

Note: MPC = Miami Plan Capstone; MPT = Miami Plan Thematic Sequence.

AES 110/111 - Leadership Laboratory (1)

enlarged photo of cadets trainingIntroduction and orientation to the Air Force through study and supervised practice of customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, and development of basic leadership skills. Provides orientation to life and work of an Air Force junior officer and officer career opportunities. Instruction, typically including field trips to Air Force installations, conducted within framework of an organized cadet corps with a progression of experiences to develop leadership potential.
Limited to qualified cadets pursuing an Air Force commission.

AES 121/122 - Heritage and Values of the United States Air Force (1)

Survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and provides an overview of the basic characteristics, missions, and organization of the Air Force.

AES 210/211 - Leadership Laboratory (1)

Provides fundamental training and experience in Air Force military management and leadership techniques via direct student participation in organized cadet corps activities and exercises with continued emphasis on developing leadership potential. Instruction includes customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, and knowledge of junior officer responsibilities and career opportunities.
Limited to qualified cadets pursuing an Air Force commission.
Prerequisite: AES 110, 111, or permission from instructor.

AES 221/222 - Team and Leadership Fundamentals (1)

Focuses on laying the foundation for teams and leadership. The topics include skills that will allow students to improve their leadership on a personal level and within a team. The courses will prepare cadets for their field training experience where they will be able to put the concepts learned into practice. The purpose is to instill a leadership mindset and to motivate students to transition from AFROTC cadet to AFROTC officer  candidate.

AES 310/311 - Leadership Laboratory (1)

Provides intermediate-level management training and learning experiences through practical application of military management techniques in organized cadet corps leadership development activities.
Limited to qualified cadets pursuing Air Force commission.

AES 331/332 - Leading People and Effective Communication (3)

Teaches students advanced skills and knowledge in management and leadership. Special emphasis is placed on enhancing leadership skills and communication. Students have an opportunity to try out these leadership and management techniques in a supervised environment as juniors and seniors.

AES 410/411 - Leadership Laboratory (1)

Provides advanced-level management training and learning experiences through practical application of military leadership principles in organized cadet corps leadership development activities. Strong emphasis on professionalism and officership.
Limited to qualified cadets pursuing an Air Force commission.

AES 431/432 - National Security Affairs and Preparation for Active Duty (3)

Designed for college seniors and gives them the foundation to understand their role as military officers in American society. It is an overview of the complex social and political issues facing the military profession and requires a measure of sophistication commensurate with the senior college level. The final semester provides information that will prepare the students for Active Duty service in the US Air Force.