Jul 13, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25
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AST 4010 - The Military and the American Society

Study of the military and the professional soldier in democratic society and the military as a socializing institution. Cultural immersion, provides a better understanding of cultures around the world. Prepares future military officer with tools to understand the world better and is complete with guest speakers. Communicative skills via student oral presentations and written reports emphasized.

Requisites: AST 3020
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply listening, speaking, and writing skills in Air Force particular formats and situations with accuracy, clarity, and appropriate style.
  • Comprehend the air and space power functions and competencies.
  • Comprehend the basic elements of national security policy and process.
  • Comprehend the factors that will facilitate a smooth transition from civilian to military life.
  • Comprehend the responsibility, authority, and functions of an Air Force commander.
  • Understand selected roles of the military in society and current issues affecting the military profession as well as selected provisions of the militrary justice system.

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