Aerospace Studies (Minor)

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This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2018–Spring 2019 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Aerospace Studies
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Department: Aerospace Science

Program Requirements

Track 1

For students with no prior military service

AIRS 101Foundations of the U.S. Air Force I1
AIRS 102Foundations of U.S. Air Force II1
AIRS 201Evolution of U.S. Air Power I1
AIRS 202Evolution of U.S. Air Power II1
AIRS 311Air Force Leadership Studies I3
AIRS 312Air Force Leadership Studies II3
AIRS 411National Security Affairs I3
AIRS 412National Security Affairs II3
Select six hours from the following: 6
History of US Foreign Relations II
Any History course approved for the "Asia, Africa, Latin America" area of the major in History
International Relations
American Foreign Policy
National and International Security: Issues and Policies
Terrorism
3-6 hours in languages (in additional to any language requirements of the student's major)
Minimum Total Hours22

Track II

For students who enter the program after their sophomore year or students with prior military service who have received credit for AIRS 101, AIRS 102, AIRS 201 and AIRS 202 from the Department Chair.

Students in this track who have not received credit for these courses will take them during an extended summer Field Training encampment.

AIRS 311Air Force Leadership Studies I3
AIRS 312Air Force Leadership Studies II3
AIRS 411National Security Affairs I3
AIRS 412National Security Affairs II3
Select 9 hours from the following: 9
History of US Foreign Relations II
Any History course approved for the "Asia, Africa, Latin America" area of the major in History
International Relations
American Foreign Policy
National and International Security: Issues and Policies
Terrorism
3-9 hours in languages (in addition to any language requirements of the student's major)
Minimum Total Hours21

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.