Aerospace Studies 202 Syllabus All Sections Spring Semester – 2013

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Aerospace Studies 202 Syllabus
All Sections
Spring Semester – 2013

Capt Jason G. Wood

Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies

Phone number: 953-5206


Office Location: Room 303, Jenkins Hall

Office Hours: 0900-1200 / 1300-1600

Wednesday – 1400-1600 only

Thursday – 1400-1600 only

Class Schedule: 0900/1000/1100 (Wed)  0800/0930 (Thurs) 

Room 307, Jenkins Hall


CLASSROOM CONDUCT: BE ON TIME. Personal appearance will comply with Citadel standards, to include no PT gear or tennis shoes. Call room to attention the 1st time the instructor or an officer of higher rank enters the room. Only AS202 texts and necessary writing implements will be on student’s desk during class. No eating in class. You may have a beverage provided you clean up after yourself.


1. Air and Space Studies, AS 200 book

2. AFDD 1

COURSE DESCRIPTION: AS 202, Air and Space Studies, AS 200 book, is a survey course designed to facilitate the transition from AFROTC cadet to Air Force ROTC candidate. Featured topics include: Air Force heritage, Air Force leaders, Quality Air Force, an introduction to ethics and values, introduction to leadership, group leadership problems, and continuing application of communication skills.

ROTC TRAINING DAY REQUIREMENTS: Attendance for contract and participating sophomores is MANDATORY for all ROTC Training Day sessions. You are a participating student if you intend to obtain a commission after graduation, but are not yet on contract status. See your instructor if you have a scheduling conflict. ATTENDANCE POLICY

United States Air Force Standard (AFROTCI 36-2017, 2.9.1). “Cadets must attend a minimum of 80 percent of scheduled AS classes to receive a passing final grade.”

The Citadel, The Military College of S.C. (Academic Polices catalog issue pg. 25). “Absences, whether excused or unexcused, in excess of 20% of the meetings of a particular course can, at the discretion of the professor, result in a grade of “F” in the course.”

Students with Disabilities: 
If you need accommodations because of a disability, please inform your instructor immediately and contact Dr. Jane Warner in 103 Thompson Hall or call 843-953-1820 to schedule an appointment. Her office is responsible for reviewing documentation provided by students requesting academic accommodations, and for accommodations planning in cooperation with students and instructors, as needed and consistent with course requirements. If your request for accommodations has already been approved and you have your accommodation letter, please see the instructor as soon as possible during office hours.


1. TESTS: Two tests will be given during the semester. These tests are mandatory. Each test counts for 25% of your final grade. Excused absences must be coordinated with the instructor at least 24 hours PRIOR TO the test time. Failure to show for the test or not coordinate an excused absence may result in a score of zero for the test.

2. QUIZZES: Random quizzes will be administered during the course to ensure students are prepared for class and reading the assigned material. The quizzes will account for 20% of your final grade.

2. COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS ASSIGNMENT: Each student will prepare and submit an Air Force official memorandum and talking paper. Both the memorandum and talking paper will be prepared in accordance with guidance in AFH 33-337, The Tongue and Quill These assignments will be worth 20% of your final grade.

3. CLASS PARTICIPATION: Class participation is worth 10% of your grade. Participation will be tracked, meaning a student can’t earn the full 10% if you don’t participate during the discussions or are absent from class. In accordance with Air Education and Training Command instructions, missing 20% of scheduled classes will result in your receiving a grade of "F" for the course.


Item / Activity


1. Test #1:


2. Test #2:


3. Quizzes


4. Communication Skills Assignment


5. Class Participation





90.00 - 100



80.00 – 89.99



70.00 – 79.99



60.00 – 69.99



59.99 and below






Exam #1

27 Feb

28 Feb

Exam #2 

24 Apr

25 Apr

Communication Skills Assignment Due

17 Apr

18 Apr

Class Participation

Every Class

Every Class

Class Schedule



Lesson Objective


Wed 9 Jan

Thur 10 Jan

Lesson 1

Lesson 1

Introduction to AS202

Know the AS200 course material and the course requirements

Review syllabus
Read student text, Chapter 1

Wed 16 Jan

Thur 17 Jan

Lesson 6

Airpower Through Cold War II

Comprehend the impact airpower and other key events had on the

USAF and US policy during the Cold War.

Read student text, Chapter 14


23-24 Jan

Airpower Through Cold War II

Read student text, Chapter 15


30-31 Jan

Airpower Through Cold War II

Read student text, Chapter 16


6-7 Feb

Airpower Through Cold War II

Communications topics due!!!!!!!!!

Read student text, Chapter 17


13-14 Feb

Lesson 7

Airpower in Post Cold War

Comprehend the key events of the Post Cold War Era and the

impact of air and space power on the missions of that era.

Read student text, Chapter 18


20-21 Feb

Airpower in Post Cold War

Read student text, Chapter 19


27-28 Feb

Exam #1

Exam #1


6-7 Mar

Airpower in Post Cold War

Read student text, Chapter 20


13-14 Mar

Airpower in Post Cold War


20-21 Mar






27-28 Mar

Lesson 8

Air and Space Power Today

Comprehend the background causes for the Global War on Terror (GWOT) and the importance of lessons learned from Operations ENDURING FREEDOM (OEF), IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF), and NEW DAWN.

Read student text, Chapter 21


3-4 Apr

Air and Space Power Today


Read student text, Chapter 22


10-11 Apr

Air and Space Power Today

Read student text, Chapter 23


17-18 Apr

Air and Space Power Today

Note: Communication Skills Assignments Due


24-25 Apr

Exam #2

Exam #2

Note: Text book turn in

Note: AERO 202 test questions are written directly from the following samples of behavior:
Lesson 1: Introduction to AS 202 (Not Tested!)

  • State the course objectives

  • Describe course concepts (overview)

  • Identify proper classroom conduct and procedures

  • List student assignments and testing requirements

  • Describe the course grading criteria

Lesson 6: Airpower through the Cold War, Part II

  • Explain the significance of the August 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Incident.

  • Describe how airpower was used in Southeast Asia to interdict the Ho Chi Minh Trail (North Vietnamese supply routes into South Vietnam).

  • Describe Rolling Thunder, Linebacker I, and Linebacker II bombing campaigns.

  • Summarize the uses and the effectiveness of the B-52 in the Vietnam War.

  • Give examples of the tactical airlift missions flown during the Vietnam War.

  • Describe the US Air Force’s search and recovery mission in Vietnam.

  • Summarize the lessons learned from the Vietnam War.

  • Identify missile and aircraft systems developed after the Vietnam War.

Lesson 7: Airpower in the Post Cold War

  • State the US objectives of the Gulf War.

  • List the objectives of the air campaign used in the Gulf War.

  • Outline the key elements of Colonel Warden’s “INSTANT THUNDER” plan.

  • Identify the four phases of the air campaign.

  • Describe the significance of air and space power in the Gulf War.

  • Give examples of key lessons learned from Operation PROVIDE COMFORT/NORTHERN WATCH, Operation SOUTHERN WATCH, the crisis in Somalia, and Operation DENY FLIGHT.

  • Identify the three vital interests the United States and its NATO allies had at stake during the Kosovo crisis.

  • State the five NATO objectives established in April 1999.

  • State the three key strategic objectives of Operation Allied Force.

  • 10. Explain the key lessons learned by the US military in Operation Allied Force..

Lesson 8: Air and Space Power Today

  • List the major events leading to initiation of the GWOT.

  • State the objectives of OEF according to the secretary of defense.

  • Explain how air and space power has been used in the GWOT.

  • Identify the emerging military lessons from the GWOT.

  • Summarize the US national security lessons being learned from the GWOT.

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