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Course Code: MILS534 Course ID: 4523 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course provides an overview of air and space power theory through the examination of major aspects of air and space power in their historical and contemporary contexts. Students will study the use of air power in past conflicts, examine contemporary roles of air and space power, and determine the evolving near-term roles of air and space power in warfare. (Prerequisites: MILS500 or NSEC500 for students on previous catalog versions)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
05/21/2021 - 10/29/2021 11/01/2021 - 12/26/2021 November Fall 2021 Session I 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1: Analyze the basic components of air power and space power theory.

CO-2: Locate air power and space power theory within the broader theory of war.

CO-3: Analyze the development of air power and space power doctrine within the context of the state of its accompanying theoretical development.

CO-4: Analyze the current roles and contributions of air power and space power doctrine within existing Joint doctrine.

CO-5: Compare the theory and doctrine of air power and space power using an analytical framework that identifies the basic roles of each type of power.

The course grade is based on the following assessments:

Discussions – 20 percent

Each week, a discussion question is provided and posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:59 pm ET and respond to two or more classmates by Sunday 11:59 pm ET. Discussion posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Writing Assignment 1 – 20 percent

Writing Assignment 2 – 25 percent

Final Assignment – 35 percent

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO-1: Analyze the basic components of air power and space power theory.

CO-2: Locate air power and space power theory within the broader theory of war.

CO-3: Analyze the development of air power and space power doctrine within the context of the state of its accompanying theoretical development.

CO-4: Analyze the current roles and contributions of air power and space power doctrine within existing Joint doctrine.

CO-5: Compare the theory and doctrine of air power and space power using an analytical framework that identifies the basic roles of each type of power.

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.