Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) training leading to a commission as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force is available to qualified Creighton students through the AFROTC Program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Creighton students register for the courses at Creighton but attend Aerospace Studies Classes at UNO while pursuing their degree at Creighton. This opportunity results from an agreement between Creighton and UNO that permits Creighton students to participate in the Air Force ROTC Program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

If interested in any of these programs please contact AFROTC Detachment 470, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 402.554.2318, to obtain further information. 

Courses

AES 000. AES Transfer Credit. 1-20 credits.

AES 001. Leadership Laboratory. 0 credits. FA, SP

AES 001 - Leadership Laboratory (LLAB) courses include a study of Air Force customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, and military command. The LLAB also includes studying the environment of an Air Force officer and learning about areas of opportunity available to commissioned officers. During the junior and senior year, LLABs consist of activities classified as leadership and management experiences. They involve the planning and controlling of military activities of the cadet corps, and the preparation and presentation of briefings and other oral written communications. LLABs also include interview, guidance and information that will increase the understanding, motivation, and performance of other cadets. Note: This course is offered in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

AES 131. Foundations Of The United States Air Force I. 1 credit.

The Foundations of USAF I: Survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Featured topics include: mission and organization of the Air Force, officership and professionalism, military customs and courtesies, Air Force opportunities, and an introduction to communications skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Note: This course is offered in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

AES 132. Foundations Of The United States Air Force II. 1 credit.

The Foundations of USAF II: Survey course designed to introduce students to the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps. Featured topics include: mission and organization of the Air Force, officership and professionalism, military customs and courtesies, Air Force opportunities, and an introduction to communications skills. Leadership Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Note: This course is offered in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

AES 231. The Evolution Of USAF Air And Space Power I. 1 credit.

The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power I: A course designed to examine general aspects of air power from a historical perspective. The course covers the period from the first balloons and dirigibles to the space-age systems of the Global War on Terror. Historical examples are provided to show the development of Air Force core functions to demonstrate the evolution of what has become today's USAF. Furthermore, the course examines several fundamental truths associated with war in the third dimension, e.g., principles of war and tenets of air power. As a whole, this course provides the students with a knowledge-level understanding for the general employment of air power, from an institutional, doctrinal, and historical perspective. In addition, what the students learned about the Air Force Core Values in AS100 will be reinforced through the use of operational examples, and they will complete several writing and briefing assignments to meet Air Force communication skills requirements. Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Note: This course is offered in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

AES 232. The Evolution Of USAF Air And Space Power II. 1 credit.

The Evolution of USAF Air and Space Power II: A course designed to examine general aspects of air power from a historical perspective. The course covers the period from the first balloons and dirigibles to the space-age systems of the Global War on Terror. Historical examples are provided to show the development of Air Force core functions to demonstrate the evolution of what has become today's USAF. Furthermore, the course examines several fundamental truths associated with war in the third dimension, e.g., principles of war and tenets of air power. As a whole, this course provides the students with a knowledge-level understanding for the general employment of air power, from an institutional, doctrinal, and historical perspective. In addition, what the students learned about the Air Force Core Values in AS100 will be reinforced through the use of operational examples, and they will complete several writing and briefing assignments to meet Air Force communication skills requirements. Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Note: This course is offered in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

AES 311. Air Force Leadership Studies I. 3 credits.

Air Force Leadership Studies I: The study of leadership, management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, leadership ethics, and communication skills required of an Air Force junior officer. Case studies are used to examine Air Force leadership and management situations as a means of demonstrating and exercising practical application of the concepts being studied. A mandatory Leadership Laboratory complements this course by providing advanced leadership experiences in officer-type activities, giving students the opportunity to apply leadership and management principles of this course. Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Note: This course is offered in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

AES 312. Air Force Leadership Studies II. 3 credits.

Air Force Leadership Studies I: The study of leadership, management fundamentals, professional knowledge, Air Force personnel and evaluation systems, leadership ethics, and communication skills required of an Air Force junior officer. Case studies are used to examine Air Force leadership and management situations as a means of demonstrating and exercising practical application of the concepts being studied. A mandatory Leadership Laboratory complements this course by providing advanced leadership experiences in officer-type activities, giving students the opportunity to apply leadership and management principles of this course. Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Note: This course is offered in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

AES 411. National Security Affairs/Preparation For Active Duty I. 3 credits.

National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty I: This course examines the national security process, regional studies, advanced leadership ethics, and Air Force doctrine. Special topics of interest focus on the military as a profession, officer ship, military justice, civilian control of the military, preparation for active duty, and current issues affecting military professionalism. Within this structure, continued emphasis is given to refining communication skills. Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Note: This course is offered in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

AES 412. National Security Affairs/Preparation For Active Duty II. 3 credits.

National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty I: This course examines the national security process, regional studies, advanced leadership ethics, and Air Force doctrine. Special topics of interest focus on the military as a profession, officer ship, military justice, civilian control of the military, preparation for active duty, and current issues affecting military professionalism. Within this structure, continued emphasis is given to refining communication skills. Laboratory is mandatory for AFROTC cadets and complements this course by providing cadets with followership experiences. Note: This course is offered in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Omaha.