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Minor in Aerospace Studies

This minor is designed to enhance the aerospace studies (Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps) curriculum. A Minor in Aerospace Studies (ASC) will develop a well-rounded perspective of a future Air Force officer’s role and decision-making ability in political, sociological, historical, and geographical arenas.

All students pursuing a Minor in Aerospace Studies must complete 20 semester credit hours.

  1. 2 semester credit hours of required core courses:

    ASC  2031  The Evolution of United States Air Force Air and Space Power I
    ASC  2041  The Evolution of United States Air Force Air and Space Power II

  2. 9 semester credit hours (6 of which must be at the upper-division level) selected from the following:

    ASC  1031  The Foundation of the United States Air Force I
    ASC  1041  The Foundation of the United States Air Force II
    ASC  3013  Air Force Leadership Studies I
    ASC  3023  Air Force Leadership Studies II
    ASC  4013  National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty I
    ASC  4023  National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty II

  3. 9 semester credit hours (6 of which must be at the upper-division level) selected from the following:

    GRG  1023  World Regional Geography
    GRG  3314  Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
    GRG  3643  Political Geography
    HIS  3543  History of Modern Warfare
    HIS  3823  History of American Foreign Relations
    POL  1213  Topics in Texas and American Politics
    POL  2603  International Politics
    POL  3293  Political Movements
    POL  3403  European Politics
    POL  3423  Geopolitics of Russia and Eurasia
    POL  3433  Governments and Politics of Southeast Asia
    POL  3443  Governments and Politics of East Asia
    POL  3463  Politics of the Third World
    POL  3493  Politics of the Middle East
    POL  3503  American Foreign Policy since World War II
    POL  3523  Force in International Politics
    POL  3563  Current Issues in World Politics
    PSY  2533  Social Psychology

To declare a Minor in Aerospace Studies, obtain advice, or seek approval of substitutions for course requirements, students should consult the professor of aerospace studies in Undergraduate Studies in conjunction with an advisor in the office of Undergraduate Studies Support and Technology Services.