The AWC distance learning (DL) program is a Senior Developmental Education (SDE) program. The curriculum consists of one elective and four core courses. The elective must be completed first, within 6 months of initial enrollment. The core courses should be completed in the following order: Foundations of Strategy (FS), International Security Studies (ISS), Warfighting (WAR), and Joint Strategic Leadership (JSL). All elective and core course requirements must be completed within 60 months of initial enrollment.