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Course Details

Course Code: DEFM421 Course ID: 4639 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course develops skills for contracting support provided to Joint Forces across the full spectrum of military and disaster relief operations. Exercises focus on unique aspects of contingency, critical thinking skills, and the execution of appropriate contractual instruments.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

1. Explain contingency contracting authorities and structure.

2. Explain the command and contracting lines of authority.

3. Explain the contingency contracting officer’s authority and command flow of that authority.

4. Explain the conditions of when contracting authority can change.

5. Explain the head of contracting activity (HCA) responsibilities.

6. Explain the senior contracting official (SCO) responsibilities.

7. Explain the contingency contract officer (CCO) and contracting officer representative (COR) responsibilities.

8. Explain the Joint Theater Support Contracting Command (JTSCC).

Please see the Student Handbook to reference the University’s grading scale.

NameGrade %
Discussions 32.00 %
Week 1: Introduce Yourself 2.00 %
Week 1: Answer due by Wednesday; response to class due by Friday 2.00 %
Week 2: Answer due by Wednesday response to class due by Friday 4.00 %
Week 3: Answer due by Wednesday response to class by Friday 4.00 %
Week 4: Answer by Wednesday; response to class by Friday 4.00 %
Week 5: Answer due by Wednesday; response to class by Friday 4.00 %
Week 6: Answer due by Wednesday; response to class by Friday 4.00 %
Week 7: Answer by Wednesday; response to class by Friday 4.00 %
Week 8: Answer by Wednesday: respond to class by Friday 4.00 %
Paper Assignments 32.00 %
Week 2 Short Paper #1 8.00 %
Week 3 Short Paper # 2 8.00 %
Week 4: Short Paper # 3 8.00 %
Week 6: Short Paper # 4 8.00 %
Research Paper 36.00 %
Week 7: Research Paper 36.00 %

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (LO):

1. Explain contingency contracting authorities and structure.

2. Explain the command and contracting lines of authority.

3. Explain the contingency contracting officer’s authority and command flow of that authority.

4. Explain the conditions of when contracting authority can change.

5. Explain the head of contracting activity (HCA) responsibilities.

6. Explain the senior contracting official (SCO) responsibilities.

7. Explain the contingency contract officer (CCO) and contracting officer representative (COR) responsibilities.

8. Explain the Joint Theater Support Contracting Command (JTSCC).

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.