SDSU Global Campus offers a unique U.S. Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program designed for eligible candidates from participating local colleges and universities outside of San Diego State University.

SDSU Global Campus offers a unique U.S. Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) program designed for eligible candidates from participating local colleges and universities outside of San Diego State University.

Our Mission

The mission of San Diego State University Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) is to produce leaders for the Air Force and build better citizens for America. As a cadet in our U.S. Air Force ROTC program, you'll be working towards a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force and learn the skills you need to become a competent Air Force leader.

Courses

Spring 2023

Course Dates: Jan. 18-May 5
Registration Period: Dec. 5-Jan. 28

Click the course names below to view course descriptions.

Courses Units
AS 100B - Heritage and Values of the United States Air Force 2
AS 101B - Heritage and Values of the United States Air Force 1
AS 200B - Team and Leadership Fundamentals 2
AS 201B - Team and Leadership Fundamentals 1
AS 233 - Field Training Unit 3
AS 300B - Leading People and Effective Communication 4
AS 400B - National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty 4
AS 499 - Special Study 1

How to Register

Starting in the spring 2023 semester, SDSU Global Campus is using a new registration process for open courses. Please follow the instructions below to successfully enroll in courses.

  1. Once you’ve chosen your courses, click the Enroll button below to begin the registration process. Please indicate on the form that you’d like to register for courses.

  2. Once you’ve filled out the Enrollment form, you’ll receive a confirmation email from SDSU Global Campus within 2-3 business days with the next steps to complete your enrollment.

  3. Once registration opens for your courses, you can register in the my.SDSU portal.

  4. Complete your full payment in my.SDSU after your registration has been submitted. You will need to submit your full payment within 48 hours from the date you registered for your course.  If you do not submit your payment within the specified time frame, you will be dropped from your classes.

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For more information, please contact Paula Piece, the program coordinator, by calling 619-594-1098.

Courses

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A S 0091A Leadership Laboratory: A S 91A
Designed to prepare junior cadets for positions as leaders and managers of the cadet corps and a commission in the U.S. Air Force. Application of principles of motivation, time management, organizational behavior, and participative group management in solving problems. Leadership laboratory is open to students who are members of the Reserve Officer Training Corps or who are eligible to pursue a commission as determined by the professor of aerospace studies.
Credit earned in this course is not applicable to a bachelor's degree.

Prerequisites: For AFROTC cadets: Concurrent registration in AS 100A for AS 941A; Concurrent registration in AS 100B for AS 91B

Format: In Person

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A S 0091B Leadership Laboratory: A S 91B
Designed to prepare junior cadets for positions as leaders and managers of the cadet corps and a commission in the US Air Force. Application of principles of motivation, time management, organizational behavior, and participative group management in solving problems. Leadership laboratory is open to students who are members of the Reserve Officer Training Corps or who are eligible to pursue a commission as determined by the professor of aerospace studies.

Credit earned in this course is not applicable to a bachelor's degree.

Prerequisites: For AFROTC cadets: Concurrent registration in Aerospace Studies 100A for Aerospace Studies 91A; concurrent registration in Aeros

Format: In Person

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A S 0092A Leadership Laboratory: A S 92A
Designed to prepare junior cadets for positions as leaders and managers of the cadet corps and a commission in the U.S. Air Force. Application of principles of motivation, time management, organizational behavior, and participative group management in solving problems. Leadership laboratory is open to students who are members of the Reserve Officer Training Corps or who are eligible to pursue a commission as determined by the professor of aerospace studies. Credit earned in this course is not applicable to a bachelor's degree.

Prerequisites: For AFROTC cadets: Concurrent registration in AS 200A for AS 92A; concurrent registration in AS 200B for AS 92B

Format: In Person

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A S 0092B Leadership Laboratory: A S 92B
Designed to prepare junior cadets for positions as leaders and managers of the cadet corps and a commission in the US Air Force. Application of principles of motivation, time management, organizational behavior, and participative group management in solving problems. Leadership laboratory is open to students who are members of the Reserve Officer Training Corps or who are eligible to pursue a commission as determined by the professor of aerospace studies. Credit earned in this course is not applicable to a bachelor's degree.

Prerequisites: For AFROTC cadets: Concurrent registration in Aerospace Studies 200A for Aerospace Studies 92A; concurrent registration in Aeros

Format: In Person

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A S 0093A Leadership Laboratory: A S 93A
Demonstration laboratory designed to develop leadership and management skills, problem-solving skills, and exercise group planning, organizing and coordinating activities. Leadership laboratory is open to students who are members of the Reserve Officer Training Corps or who are eligible to pursue a commission as determined by the professor of aerospace studies. Credit earned in this course is not applicable to a bachelor's degree.

Prerequisites: Concurrent registration in AS 300A for AS 93A; concurrent registration in AS 300B fo AS 93B

Format: In Person

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A S 0093B Leadership Laboratory: A S 93B
Demonstration laboratory designed to develop leadership and management skills, problem-solving skills, and exercise group planning, organizing and coordinating activities. Leadership laboratory is open to students who are members of the Reserve Officer Training Corps or who are eligible to pursue a commission as determined by the professor of aerospace studies. Credit earned in this course is not applicable to a bachelor's degree.

Prerequisites: Concurrent registration in Aerospace Studies 300A for Aerospace Studies 93A; concurrent registration in Aerospace Studies 300B f

Format: In Person

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A S 0094A Leadership Laboratory: A S 94A
Demonstration laboratory designed to develop leadership and management skills, problem-solving skills, and exercise group planning, organizing and coordinating activities. Leadership laboratory is open to students who are members of the Reserve Officer Training Corps or who are eligible to pursue a commission as determined by the professor of aerospace studies. Credit earned in this course is not applicable to a bachelor's degree.

Prerequisites: Concurrent registration in AS 400A for AS 94A; concurrent registration in AS 400B for AS 94B

Format: In Person

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A S 0094B Leadership Laboratory: A S 94B
Demonstration laboratory designed to develop leadership and management skills, problem-solving skills, and exercise group planning, organizing and coordinating activities. Leadership laboratory is open to students who are members of the Reserve Officer Training Corps or who are eligible to pursue a commission as determined by the professor of aerospace studies. Credit earned in this course is not applicable to a bachelor's degree.

Prerequisites: Concurrent registration in Aerospace Studies 400A for Aerospace Studies 94A; concurrent registration in Aerospace Studies 400B

Format: In Person

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A S 0100A Heritage and Values of the United States Air Force: A S 100A
Overview of the United States Air Force to include basic characteristics, missions, and organization.

Format: In Person

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A S 0100B Heritage and Values of the United States Air Force: A S 100B
Overview of the United States Air Force to include basic characteristics, missions, and organization.

Format: In Person

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A S 0101A Heritage and Values of the United States Air Force
Overview of the United States Air Force to include basic characteristics, missions, and organization. Note: Open to non-minors who wish to explore the Air Force.
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A S 0200A Team and Leadership Fundamentals: A S 200A
Foundations and development of cadet leadership on a personal level and within a team. Field training experiences.

Format: In Person

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A S 0200B Team and Leadership Fundamentals: A S 200B
Foundations and development of cadet leadership on a personal level and within a team. Field training experiences. Meets one hour per week.

Format: In Person

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A S 0201A Team and Leadership Fundamentals
Overview of the United States Air Force to include basic characteristics, missions, and organization. Note: Open to non-minors who wish to explore the Air Force.
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A S 0233 Field Training Unit
Required for advanced cadets, military orientation and flight familiarization. Credit granted for four- or six-week field training camp on basis of individual student application with approval of Aerospace Studies department chair.

Format: In Person

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A S 0300A Leading People and Effective Communication: A S 300A
Advanced skills and experiences in communication, leadership, and management in supervised environments.

Format: In Person

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A S 0300B Leading People and Effective Communication: A S 300B
Advanced skills and experiences in communication, leadership, and management in supervised environments.

Format: In Person

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A S 0400A National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty: A S 400A
Roles of military officers in American society. Complex social and political issues facing military professions. Preparation for active duty.

Format: In Person

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A S 0400B National Security Affairs/Preparation for Active Duty: A S 400B
Roles of military officers in American society. Complex social and political issues facing military professions. Preparation for active duty.

Format: In Person

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A S 0499 Special Study: A S 499
Practical application of leadership principles.

Prerequisites: Consent of Aerospace Studies department chair. Individual study. Maximum credit six units.

Format: In Person

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