Professional Studies AS – Aviation Administration Option

Code: AS.PS.AVT.ADM

The Aviation Administration option 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.

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 an 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.

Recommended Semester Sequence

First Semester

  General Education Elective* 1-3
ACC-110Financial Accounting

3

BUS-101Introduction to Business

3

COM-100Speech Communication

3

-or

COM-102Public Speaking

3

MAT-223Calculus for the Managerial and Social Sciences

3

WRT-101English Composition I

3

Total Credit Hours:16-18

Second Semester

  Free Elective 3
AVT-100Introduction to Aeronautics

4

BUS-110Transportation Logistics and Supply Chain Management

3

-or

BUS-207Principles of Business Management

3

-or

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

ECO-101Principles of Macroeconomics

3

WRT-201English Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Third Semester

  Free Elective 3
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

4

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

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-101Principles of Macroeconomics

3

Mathematics, Natural Science, & Technology

MAT-223Calculus for the Managerial and Social Sciences

3

PHY-186General Physics I

4

PHY-286General Physics II

4

Total Credit Hours:11

Elective:

  General Education Elective 1-3

Total Credit Hours: 30-32

Program Requirements

Free Elective

  Free Elective 6

ACC-110Financial Accounting

3

AVT-100Introduction to Aeronautics

4

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

-or

WRT-202Technical Writing

3

Total Credit Hours:16

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-230Spanish II

3

POL-101American Government

3

Total Credit Hours: 12

Total Credit Hours: 64-66

Specific Program Notes:

*See courses approved for General Education Electives.

*Recommended: AVT-115, IST-123