Professional Studies AS – Aviation Administration Option

Code: AS.PS.AVT.ADM

The A.S. Degree Program in Aviation Administration is designed for students interested in completing their associates’ degree and then transferring to a Baccalaureate program in Aviation Administration or moving directly into a career at an airline or airport.   BCC has strong articulation agreements with two institutions that specialize in the field.  Students in the program take a two course sequence in Aviation Technology that includes Aircraft Operations and Aviation Safety along with a strong background in Business Management that will prepare them for further studies and a career in Aviation Administration.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to define, describe, and explain the universal management functions of directing, planning, organizing, and controlling especially where it pertains to the aviation industry.
  • Demonstrate and understanding of the fundamental concepts of Aeronautics, their historical development and how they are utilized in current real-world applications.
  • Demonstrate the ability to define, describe, and explain basic economic principles that may affect businesses.
  • Demonstrate business knowledge and broad-based business theory which positions them for success in a baccalaureate program in aviation management or direct entry into the field
  • Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental principles of flight, flight design and how they are applied in current technology.
  • Recognize and apply the concepts and techniques of aviation administration in real-world situations to be able to solve operational problems using data driven / analytical decision making.
  • Display, conduct and communicate in the professional manner necessary in the aviation industry.

Career Pathways

     
     
     

Recommended Semester Sequence

First Semester

ACC-110Financial Accounting

3

BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

COM-100Speech Communication

3

-or

COM-102Public Speaking

3

MAT-180Precalculus: College Algebra and Trigonometry

4

WRT-101English Composition I

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Semester

AVT-100Introduction to Aeronautics

3

BUS-110Transportation Logistics and Supply Chain Management

3

-or

BUS-207Principles of Business Management

3

ECO-102Principles of Microeconomics

3

-Free Elective*

-or

MAT-280Calculus I

4

WRT-201English Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:16

MAT-280 is strongly recommended for students planning to transfer to Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology.

Third Semester

HIS-101West Civilization to the Reformation

3

-or

HIS-102West Civilization since the Reformation

3

LAN-110French I

3

-or

LAN-113Spanish I

3

LIT-201American Literature to 1880

3

-or

LIT-202American Literature 1880 to Present

3

PHY-186General Physics I [Fall Only]

4

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Fourth Semester

AVT-240Introduction to Aviation Safety

3

LAN-200French II

3

-or

LAN-230Spanish II

3

LIT-203World Literature to 1650

3

-or

LIT-204World Literature 1650 to Present

3

PHY-286General Physics II [Spring Only]

4

POL-101American Government

3

Total Credit Hours:16

General Education Requirements

Communication

COM-100Speech Communication

3

-or

COM-102Public Speaking

3

WRT-101English Composition I

3

WRT-201English Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Humanities

HIS-101West Civilization to the Reformation

3

-or

HIS-102West Civilization since the Reformation

3

LIT-201American Literature to 1880

3

-or

LIT-202American Literature 1880 to Present

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Social Science:

ECO-102Principles of Microeconomics

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

MAT-180Precalculus: College Algebra and Trigonometry

4

PHY-186General Physics I [Fall Only]

4

PHY-286General Physics II [Spring Only]

4

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 30

Program Requirements

ACC-110Financial Accounting

3

AVT-100Introduction to Aeronautics

3

AVT-240Introduction to Aviation Safety

3

BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

BUS-110Transportation Logistics and Supply Chain Management

3

-or

BUS-207Principles of Business Management

3

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours: 18

Program Support Requirements

LIT-203World Literature to 1650

3

-or

LIT-204World Literature 1650 to Present

3

LAN-110French I

3

-or

LAN-113Spanish I

3

LAN-200French II

3

-or

LAN-130

POL-101American Government

3

Total Credit Hours: 12

Free Elective

  Free Elective  
  or  
MAT-280Calculus I

4

MAT-280: Is strongly recommended for students planning to transfer to Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology.

Total Credit Hours: 4

Total Credit Hours: 64