Jul 13, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25
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AST 4020 - Strategy and the Use of Force: American Defense Policymaking

Cultural immersion, provides a better understanding of cultures around the world. Organization and case studies in defense policy-making and bureaucratic decision-making and preparation for active duty. Continues communicative skills and techniques of leadership. Examines military law and topics preparing officer candidates for active duty. Prepares future military officer with tools to understand the world better.

Requisites: AST 4010
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 military justice system.

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