AS 422 is a three credit hour course and is designed for college seniors. It will give students the foundation to understand their role as military officers in American society. Course examines the factors affecting national security; analyzes the evolution and formulation of U.S. defense policy, strategy, and joint doctrine; and investigates the methods for managing conflict. This final semester provides information that will prepare the cadets for Active Duty. Companion Lab AS401 required for active cadets.