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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Military Leadership program is designed to provide active, guard, reserve, veteran or retired military personnel with leadership training that will develop and enhance their skills and professional opportunities. The coursework will cover communication methods, leadership styles, organizational behavior concepts, employee motivation, and the decision-making process. An emphasis is placed on leadership skills and current leadership challenges. The program includes a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Military Leadership and an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Military Leadership.

CIPS Code: 52.0213

Admission Criteria: Student must be an active, guard, reserve, veteran or retired member of the military.
Required Courses: 21
Certificate of Completion in Military Leadership 18
PAD170 Public Sector Organizational Behavior 3
Restricted Electives: 18
Students must choose 18 industry/job specific elective credits and have them approved by the department chair. These industry/ job specific credits may include up to 18 military specific American Council on Education (ACE) recommended credits.
General Education Requirements: 25
General Education Core : 15
First-Year Composition

ENG101*
ENG107*

ENG102*
ENG108*
ENG111*

First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG101 (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3)
AND
First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG1102 (3) OR
First-Year Composition for ESL (3) OR
Technical and Professional Writing (3)

6
Oral Communication

COM100
COM110
COM225*
COM230*

Introduction to Human Communication Shared Unique Number Number COM 1100 (3) OR
Interpersonal Communication (3) OR
Public Speaking (3) OR
Small Group Communication (3)

3
Critical Reading

CRE101*
CRE111*

College Critical Reading (3) OR -
Critical Reading for Business and Industry (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment

3
Mathematics
MAT122* Intermediate Algebra OR -
Satisfactory completion of a higher level mathematics course
3
General Education Distribution : 10
Humanities and Fine Arts
Any approved General Education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts Area
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Any approved General Education course in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Area
3
Natural Sciences
Any approved General Education course in the Natural Sciences Area
4
Total Credits to Complete the Degree 64
Click any of the above course #'s for detailed information and register for it today! **

 

Notes

  • The total amount of credits required for this degree is 64.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses within the program.
  • * Indicates course has a Prerequisite and/or Corequisite.
  • CLEP and DANTES may be applied to satisfy course requirements.
  • Please refer to the Rio Salado College catalog for official program requirements.