May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Aerospace Studies (Air Force ROTC) Minor

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Total minimum number of credits required for a minor in Aerospace Studies - 19.

The Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) program at Wilkes University permits students to earn commissions as officers in the U.S. Air Force while pursuing a university degree. Students enroll in either the four-year or three-year program. Students with three years remaining until graduation may enroll concurrently in the freshman and sophomore Aerospace Studies courses and can complete the four-year program in three years; moreover, any interested student may call the detachment and query staff regarding additional programs available (570-408-4860).

A minor in Aerospace Studies is available to all Wilkes students, not just cadets seeking a commission in the U. S. Air or Space Force.  Students seeking an Aerospace Studies minor must complete a mimimum of 19 semester hours includeing the following:  up to 16 hours of Aerospace Studies courses (AS 101 , AS 102 , AS 201 , AS 202 , AS 301 , AS 302 , AS 401 , AS 402 ) and either 3 hours for AFROTC Filed Training (AFROTC Field Training AS 240) - OR- 3 credit hours from one course listed below.  This area should explore a discipline other than the student’s major.

Additional Courses Required in the Minor (By Concentration)

Business Administration

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Geographic Information Science


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