CCAF GEM Courses

Louisiana Tech is proud to partner with Air University in supporting the Air Force General Education Mobile (GEM) program.  This is specifically designed for Air Force members interested in earning an Associate’s Degree from the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF).

Louisiana Tech is currently approved to offer the following online courses in the GEM curriculum:gem logo

Oral Communication

  • COMM 101, Introduction to Communication Studies
  • COMM 110, Fundamentals of Public Speaking

Written Communications

  • ENGL 101, Freshman Composition I
  • ENGL 102, Freshman Composition II


  • MATH 101, College Algebra

Social Science

  • HIST 101, World History to 1500
  • HIST 102, World History Since 1500


  • MUGN 290, Music Appreciation

In addition, students may enroll in a wide variety of other courses which are conveniently scheduled in the evenings on Barksdale Air Force Base.  One major benefit of taking these courses with Louisiana Tech is students earn semester hours on Tech’s Quarter system, thus are able to complete degree requirements quicker as all courses occur during Tech’s 12-week quarters.

Click to view Barksdale’s course schedule.  You can distinguish the online courses from the classroom courses in the Section Code column with all online courses having a code of 97 while the classroom courses have a code of 95.

Tuition and fees

For enrollment or online academic support, contact the Barksdale Program reception office at 318-456-5005.