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Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

MAS
Military Aerospace Studies - Air Force ROTC


MAS 100   AF PHYSICAL FITNESS						

MAS 110   FOUNDATIONS OF THE AIR FORCE I

MAS 111   FOUNDATIONS OF THE AIR FORCE II

MAS 115   LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 115

MAS 116   LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 116

MAS 209   FIELD TRAINING, 5 WEEK

MAS 210   THE EMPLOYMENT OF AIR & SPACE POWER I

MAS 211   THE EMPLOYMENT OF AIR & SPACE POWER II

MAS 212   FLIGHT GROUND SCHOOL

MAS 213   FLIGHT TRAINING

MAS 214   INSTRUMENT GROUND SCHOOL

MAS 215   LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 215

MAS 216   LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 216

MAS 260   USAF AEROSPACE WEAPONS

MAS 281   LEADERSHIP AND FITNESS

MAS 291   SPECIAL TOPICS

MAS 292   INDEPENDENT STUDY

MAS 309   FIELD TRAINING, 4 WEEK

MAS 310   AIR FORCE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT I

MAS 311   AIR FORCE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT II

MAS 315   LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 315

MAS 316   LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 316

MAS 410   NATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS/PREPARATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY I

MAS 411   NATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS/PREPARATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY II

MAS 415   LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 415

MAS 416   LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 416

MAS 491   SPECIAL TOPICS

MAS 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY

MAS 100 AF PHYSICAL FITNESS
F 1 cr. LAB 1 Maximum 8 cr.
-- Provides students a framework of fitness skills, planning, and testing for a lifetime of health. Consists of two Physical Training sessions per week that include running, swimming, strength and flexibility, core development sports, and team building exercises. This course may be repeated for credit.

MAS 110 FOUNDATIONS OF THE AIR FORCE I
F 1 cr. LEC 1
COREQUISITE: MAS 115.
-- A study of the organization and mission of the U.S. Air Force with emphasis in oral/written communication, and leadership.

MAS 111 FOUNDATIONS OF THE AIR FORCE II
S 1 cr. LEC 1
COREQUISITE: MAS 116.
-- Continuing study of the organization and mission of the U.S. Air Force with emphasis in oral/written communication, and leadership.

MAS 115 LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 115
F 0 cr. LAB 0
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
COREQUISITE: MAS 110.
-- Laboratory exercises introduce: uniform wear, drill and ceremonies, physical fitness training, and military customs and courtesies.

MAS 116 LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 116
S 0 cr. LAB 0
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of Department Head.
COREQUISITE: MAS 111.
-- Laboratory exercises introduce: uniform wear, drill and ceremonies, physical fitness training, and military customs and courtesies.

MAS 209 FIELD TRAINING, 5 WEEK
Su 3 cr. LAB 3
PREREQUISITE: Approval of Department Head.
-- Substitute for the General Military Course. Selection during Fall or Spring semesters by head of department. Conducted on an Air Force base. Study of U.S. Air Force mission and organization, career opportunities, customs and courtesies, drill and ceremonies, survival, physical fitness training and small arms training.

MAS 210 THE EMPLOYMENT OF AIR & SPACE POWER I
F 1 cr. LEC 1
COREQUISITE: MAS 215.
-- Focuses on factors contributing to the development of air power from its earliest beginnings through the Korean war; the evolution of air power competencies, functions, and doctrine, with emphasis in communication skills.

MAS 211 THE EMPLOYMENT OF AIR & SPACE POWER II
S 1 cr. LEC 1
COREQUISITE: MAS 216
-- Continuing study of development of air power from the Vietnam conflict through present day, with emphasis in communication skills.

MAS 212 FLIGHT GROUND SCHOOL
S 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: Approval of instructor. (This MAS course is available only through Burns Telecom Center under separate registration).
-- Basics required for learning to fly single-engine land type aircraft. Covers material tested on the FAA Private Pilot written exam, to include performance, the science of flight, meteorology, FAA regulations, navigation, and the physiology of flight.

MAS 213 FLIGHT TRAINING
F 1 cr. LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: Approval of instructor. (This MAS course is available only through Burns Telecom Center under separate registration).
COREQUISITE: MAS 212.
-- Practical application of material taught in MAS 212. Flight training from an MSU-approved instructor to include all that is required to achieve solo flight (15 hours flying). Fee will include tuition and flight instruction; students must pay for their own aircraft rental.

MAS 214 INSTRUMENT GROUND SCHOOL
S 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: Private Pilot Certificate or permission of instructor. (This MAS course is available only through Burns Telecom Center under separate registration).
--An introduction to flight under IFR conditions. Course includes basic instrument flying, flight instruments, IFR charts and approach plates, IFR regulations and procedures, ATC clearances and IFR flight planning. Completion of the course will prepare the student for the Instrument Knowledge Exam.

MAS 215 LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 215
F 0 cr. LAB 0
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
COREQUISITE: MAS 210.
-- Laboratory exercises include group leadership problems, drill and ceremony, customs and courtesies, physical fitness training, and field training preparation activities.

MAS 216 LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 216
S 0 cr. LAB 0
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
COREQUISITE: MAS 211.
-- Laboratory exercises include group leadership problems, drill and ceremony, customs and courtesies, physical fitness training and field training preparation activities.

MAS 260 USAF AEROSPACE WEAPONS
S 2 cr. LEC 2
-- The study of the weapons systems employed by the United States Air Forces. It also presents the basics of their integration and employment at the operations level.

MAS 281 LEADERSHIP AND FITNESS
F,S 2 cr. LAB 2
-- An introduction to leadership principles and practicum through organized group fitness. Leadership and Fitness uses group fitness workouts as a means to improve personal fitness, examine leadership techniques, and give students a hands-on leadership experience by personally leading the group.

MAS 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

MAS 292 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 -3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of the director.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

MAS 309 FIELD TRAINING, 4 WEEK

MAS 310 AIR FORCE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT I
F 3 cr. LEC 3
COREQUISITE: MAS 315
-- Study of leadership and quality management fundamentals, professional knowledge and leadership ethics, with emphasis in communication skills.

MAS 311 AIR FORCE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT II
S 3 cr. LEC 3
COREQUISITE: MAS 316
-- Continuation of the study of leadership and quality management fundamentals, professional knowledge and leadership ethics, with emphasis in communication skills.

MAS 315 LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 315
F 0 cr. LAB 0
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
COREQUISITE: MAS 310.
-- Laboratory includes advanced group leadership problems, planning and orchestrating cadet corps activities.

MAS 316 LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 316
S 0 cr. LAB 0.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
COREQUISITE: MAS 311.
-- Laboratory includes advanced group leadership problems, and planning and orchestrating cadet corps activities.

MAS 410 NATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS/PREPARATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY I
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Approval of department head (for students not pursuing a commission in the U.S. Air Force)
COREQUISITE: MAS 415.
-- Examination of national security process, analyzes U.S. defense policy, strategy, and joint doctrine; explores the global environment, terrorism, cultural awareness and conflict resolution within military Areas of Responsibility. Also focus on the military as a profession, officership, military justice system, and current issues affecting military professionalism. Communication skills are emphasized.

MAS 411 NATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS/PREPARATION FOR ACTIVE DUTY II
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: MAS 410, approval of department head (for students not pursuing a commission in the U.S. Air Force)
COREQUISITE: MAS 416.
-- Continuation of MAS 410.

MAS 415 LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 415
F 0 cr. LAB 0
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
COREQUISITE: MAS 410.
-- Laboratory component includes advanced group leadership problems and commanding and supervising all cadet corps activities.

MAS 416 LEADERSHIP LABORATORY 416
S 0 cr. LAB 0
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
COREQUISITE: MAS 411.
-- Laboratory component includes advanced group leadership problems and commanding and supervising all cadet corps activities.

MAS 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

MAS 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

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