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Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


Approved Courses

The following list includes undergraduate courses that have been approved as of  June 2010.  Courses added after that date do not appear in this list.  Courses eliminated after that date may still appear.  Not every course is offered regularly.  Students should consult the Schedule of Classes at www.testudo.umd.edu  to ascertain which courses are actually offered during a given semester.

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

Number   Eligibility
000-099   Non-credit course
100-199   Primarily freshman course
200-299   Primarily sophomore course
300-399   Junior, senior course not acceptable for credit toward graduate degrees
386-387   Campus-wide internship courses; refer to information describing Experiential Learning
400-499   Junior, senior course acceptable for credit toward some graduate degree
500-599   Professional School course (Dentistry, Architecture, Law, Medicine) or post-baccalaureate course
600-899   Course restricted to graduate students
799   Master Thesis credit
899   Doctoral Dissertation credit

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Courses in "ARSC-Air Science"

ARSC - Air Science

ARSC 059 Air Force Officer Lab (1) Restriction: Must be an AFROTC cadet. Repeatable to 10 credits if content differs. Formerly: ARSC159. Additional information: This course does not carry any credit toward any degree at the University. Offers Air Force ROTC cadet officer's practical experience in military leadership, management, organization, and customs. May include visits to military installations, weekend laboratories, and flight orientation.

ARSC 100 The USAF Today I (1) Corequisite: AFROTC cadets must also register for ARSC059. Freshman course for AFROTC cadets. Introduces students to the United States Air Force and encourages participation in Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Featured topics include: overview of ROTC, special programs offered through ROTC, mission and organization of the Air Force, brief history of the Air Force, introduction to leadership and leadership related issues, Air Force Core Values, Air Force officer opportunities, and an introduction to communication studies. Leadership laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences.

ARSC 101 The USAF Today II (1) Corequisite: AFROTC cadets must also register for ARSC059. Freshman course for AFROTC. Continuation of ARSC100 for freshmen AFROTC cadets. Study of topics relating to the Air Forces and defense. Focuses on organizational structure and missions of the Air Force; officership and an introduction to both written and oral communication skills.

ARSC 200 The Development of Air Power I (1) Corequisite: AFROTC cadets must also register for ARSC059. Sophomore course for AFROTC cadets. Study of factors contributing to the development of air power from its earliest beginnings through two world wars; the evolution of air power concepts and doctrine; introductory leadership; and assessment of communicative skills.

ARSC 201 The Development of Air Power II (1) Corequisite: AFROTC cadets must also register for ARSC059. Continuation of ARSC 200 for sophomore AFROTC cadets. The study of historical events, leaders, and technical developments which surrounded the growth of air power; the basics of leadership; environment of an Air Force officer; and concepts of ethical behavior.

ARSC 210 Field Training (2) Corequisite: AFROTC cadets must also register for ARSC059. Designed to train Air Force officer candidates in the skills of leadership, teamwork, officership, and the profession of arms. Successful completion is mandatory for all candidates in order to complete the AFROTC program and attain an Air Force commission.

ARSC 300 Management and Leadership I (3) Corequisite: AFROTC cadets must also register for ARSC059; or permission of UGST-AFROTC-Air Science. Restriction: Junior standing or higher. The study of leadership and management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force doctrine, and written and oral communication skills. Case studies are used to examine leadership and management situations. This course will satisfy credit toward a minor in military studies.

ARSC 301 Management and Leadership II (3) Corequisite: AFROTC cadets must also register for ARSC059; or permission of UGST-AFROTC-Air Science. Restriction: Junior standing or higher. Continuation of ARSC300. Study of leadership and management skills and leadership ethics as well as written and oral communication skills required of Air Force officers. This course will satisfy credit towards a minor in military studies.

ARSC 399 Independent Study in Air and Space Power Implementation (1-3) Prerequisite: Permission of UGST-AFROTC-Air Science. Recommended: ARSC401 and ARSC400. Independent study to broaden understanding of the implementation of air and space power. Topics of research are selected by the student and instructor to focus the student on a particular aspect of air and space power implementation during a particular campaign or conflict.

ARSC 400 National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society I (3) Prerequisite: Permission of UGST-AFROTC-Air Science; or (ARSC300 or ARSC301). Corequisite: ARSC059; or permission of UGST-AFROTC-Air Science. Restriction: Senior standing. Study of American national security policy and processes to include information and implementation, impact of major national and international actors, and development of major policy issues. This course will satisfy credit towards a minor in military studies.

ARSC 401 National Security Forces in Contemporary American Society II (3) Prerequisite: ARSC300 or ARSC301; or permission of UGST-AFROTC-Air Science. Corequisite: ARSC059; or permission of UGST-AFROTC-Air Science. Restriction: Senior standing. This course examines various subjects including: military law/justice, preparation for active duty, and current issues affecting military professionalism. This course will satisfy credit towards a minor in military studies.

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